With the ever increasing trend towards healthier living and eating, this comes as a slight surprise to myself. I suppose once everyone is off their January 'health kicks', everyone likes a little indulgence at the weekend and will want to experience the flavours of their favourite restaurants at home.
Foreign influence will continue to drive this I am sure, but it will be interesting to see what the new 'pulled pork' trend will be, for example. Something that the home consumer was no accustomed to a few years back.
Lets see what 2017 will bring....
Food manufacturers are set to benefit from two separate contradictory eating out trends, predicts the director of market research group MCA. Consumers are dining out more often and are increasingly eating healthier food and indulgence meals, Simon Stenning told FoodManufacture.co.uk in this exclusive video interview. Healthier eating and indulgence follow the same trend, Stenning told FoodManufacture.co.uk, filmed at the Oxford Farming Conference. A healthy meal in the morning meant consumers felt less guilty when gorging in the evening, he said.