Local: Consumers are expressing growing concern in ensuring there are always options to buy locally. This allows them to feel they are buying safer food options while supporting sustainable farming practices close to home.
Plastic: The global backlash over plastic continues, placing the food industry on high alert. Restaurants continue to find ways to replace plastic. With more sustainable options and within the home, people are deciding to go without plastic. Instead of using glass containers and biodegradable options for food storage and utensils.
Plant-based: Moving towards plant-based eating is continuing to become more popular. Whether going for one Meatless Monday a week or going completely vegan, people are deciding to add plant-based innovations into their diets in varying degrees. Even when meat is still in the picture, items such as burgers are having veggies added to them to make them more sustainable.