2019 Flavor Trend

The constant search for starch alternatives has seen its fair share of successes and failures. Cauliflower has been front and center through these cycles as packaging developers, grocery chefs, frozen food manufacturers have all faced challenges. The recent developments and experiments with this wonder-veggie have taken a very bright turn potentially launching cauliflower to the leading starch alternative.  Cauliflower breads, pizza crusts, “popcorn”, rice, tots, fritters and crisps have become not only a convincing alternative but a preferred option. Fresh and prepackaged or in the frozen aisle, it seems cauliflower’s texture, consistency and flavor has reached a point to break through beyond just the health food aisle into a mass market mainstay.