Whole Foods unveils its top 10 product and grocery trends for 2022

A team of product experts dubbed the trends council at Whole Foods Market compiled their top 10 predictions for food trends to keep an eye out for in 2022.

The group of over 50 regional and global buyers, local foragers and culinary experts found functional beverages, yuzu products and reducetarianism to be among the top food influences. They analyzed product sourcing and consumer preferences to make their list. Check out the full breakdown of buzzworthy items expected to rise in popularity in the next year.

Ultraurban Farming

In 2013, Whole Foods opened a store in Brooklyn with a greenhouse on the roof to create sustainably grown fresh herbs and salad greens using sunlight and 100% renewable electricity. Indoor farming innovation has continued to trend upward since with everything from hydroponics and aquaponics. Whole Foods predicts more producers will use new, boundary-pushing ways to grow hyper-local crops and maximize efficiency.

Yuzu

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