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New food trends for 2018

Amazing new foods, many you have already heard of…..

Thanks to the BBC Food team

  1. Gut-friendly food

With fermenting, pickling and preserving reaching the mainstream, our panel agree that gut health is set to be a big food trend for 2018. This includes probiotics like kimchi, miso and kefir and prebiotics such as onions, garlic and other alliums.

  1. Booze-free beverages

Non-alcoholic drinks as a growth area in the food and drink industry, and our supermarket forecasters say that health-conscious millennials are drinking booze less and less. Premium tonic waters with interesting flavours, non-alcoholic ‘spirits’ and botanical mixes are flooding in to fill a gap in the market.

You could shop for booze-free drinks or make your own mocktails and fruity cordials at home.

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Say hello to 3-D food

3-D printed food is through in an automated additive manner.

3D printing food works much like a regular 3D printer in the sense that a print head extrudes material onto a surface. (much the way chips and children cereral is made

The piece can be any shape the designer wants, as long as it does not extend past the spacial limitations of the printer and the laws of physics.

However, the raw material does not come in spools like traditional plastic does for 3D printing. It has to have a certain degree of viscosity and must, therefore, be inserted into a syringe-like container for later extrusion.

Anything from sweet to salty to spicy can be made . As long as the ingredients are puréed, it can be printed...

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