McCormick & Co., a global leader in flavor, has released its McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, highlighting eight enticing trends that will shape the future of flavor. Now in its 15th year, the much-anticipated report drives flavor innovation and exploration throughout the food industry and in professional kitchens everywhere.
Reflecting the rapidly increasing demand for bolder, more intense flavor experiences, the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015 pinpoints adventurous global tastes on the rise. The report also showcases new ways to elevate pantry essentials to starring roles.
“The trends highlighted in our 15th annual Flavor Forecast promise to be new culinary paths for the foodservice industry to explore,” said Megan Ford, vice president of sales and marketing, U.S. Industrial Group, McCormick & Co. “We encourage all chefs to find opportunities to test these approaches on their menus and help reignite everyone’s love for new flavorful food experiences.”
Over the past 15 years, the Flavor Forecast has predicted trends that have changed the way people eat at restaurants. “Many early trending flavors in past reports have become favorites of today, thanks to professional chefs who are passionate about experimenting with new seasoning combinations,” said McCormick For Chefs Executive Chef Gary Patterson.