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12 global food and beverage trends for 2016

Shortly after Mintel pinpointed four broad consumer trends that will affect the United States in 2016, the market research firm released a report on 16 global food and beverage trends for 2016. Mintel divided the trends into three categories — established, mainstream and emerging — and focused on how global food and beverage manufacturers can capitalize on changing consumer behaviors. Nation’s Restaurant News examined how these trends are affecting foodservice in the U.S.

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