2016 Flavor Trends

The McCormick Flavor Forecast has been a leader in identifying emerging culinary trends that inspire a passion for flavor since 2000


These are the flavor forecasts for 2016:

spiceBLENDS WITH BENEFITS
Matcha Green Tea
Flaxseed
Chia Seed
Turmeric

HEAT + TANG
Peruvian Chilies + Lime
Sambal Sauce

ANCESTRAL FLAVORS
Ancient Herbs
Amaranth:
Mezcal

ALTERNATIVE “PULSE” PROTEINS
Pigeon Peas
Cranberry Beans
Black Beluga Lentils

TROPICAL ASIAN
Pinoy BBQ
Rendang Curry

CULINARY-INFUSED SIPS
Three classic culinary techniques: Pickled, roasted and Brûléed

 

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