July 01, 2020

Functional Foods:Revisited

Last September, we looked at the nascent era of functional foods. Now, nearly a year later, the world has changed.

2020 looks a whole lot different

What has changed in the functional food & beverage space?

A bite-sized look at some of our findings:

Today, recipes addressing functional needs are used 1.5x more than those that don't
The fastest rising functional needs are medicinal, with Eastern spices offering popular value
50% of all dining occasions center on the functionality of food - up from 33% last year.