Trash or Treat? 2017 Food Surprises

Get ready to wave 2016 goodbye and welcome these new food trends.

1. Coconut everything

You’ll find coconut flour tortillas, coconut sugar aminos and coconut chips plus more.

2. Purple food

There will be purple cauliflower, purple sweet potatoes, purple corn and purple asparagus. If only prince were here to see this!

Related: Healthy Food Trends for 2017

3. Ditch the blasé ketchup and mustard

It’s all about creative condiments like black sesame tahini, habanero jam and beet salsa.

4. Wellness tonics

These new tonics are based off of alternative medicine and are packed with turmeric, medicinal mushrooms and apple cider vinegar.

5. And say goodbye to food waste… well, some of it

Restaurants are repurposing traditionally tossed out ingredients. Creating pickles from watermelon rinds and tortilla chips made from juice pulp.

Related: WISErg: A New Solution for Food Waste


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