Kruse/Thorn: Reflecting on the food and drink trends of 2016

January 13, 2017

NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn takes stock of which of his food predictions hit the mark — and which were way off — in 2016.

Is it me, Nancy, or did food and beverage trend predictions go into overdrive at the end of 2016? 

Everyone from flavor companies, to supermarkets, to people who, for reasons of their own, wanted to be cited as mavens, set forth their prognostications for how and what Americans were going to eat and drink in 2017.

I did it too, of course, because it’s my job, but it’s also my job to try to