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Trendy, Healthy Highlights of The Summer Fancy Food Show

2019-06-25 20:02
NEW YORK — One of the World's top cities for foodies is showing the way again. 2019 Summer Food Show shows the latest food trends, where you'll find everything that's new for your palate. The Summer Fancy Food Show is North America's biggest event for food innovation. One big trend in 2019 is plant-based alternatives and People are really looking for a different source of protein said Ron Tanner, Vice President of Specialty Food Association. Such as protein from plants rather than animals. Plant-based meat from June at the Summer Fancy Food Show on June 23, 2019, at the Javits Convention Center, New York. (Penny Zhou/NTD television) One example is this plant-based burger which tastes just like meat, made by June Vegan Pure Pleasure from Frans. "Because people nowadays don't want to eat too much meats," said Patrick Bernard, the export manager of June. "We have other option for everyday Consumption that could be plant-based products replacing meats." The chicken is made by wheat and the beef is made by soy. Beetroot is added for natural coloring to copy the doneness of the meat. Besides the plant-based alternatives, Ron added that Asian flavors are also become more popular, especially in the U.S. One example is seaweed, which could be a healthy alternative for snacking." [It] was originally an ethnic product, now it's become much more multi-culture," said Albert Hong from Kimnori U.S.A. "so there's a lot of trace minerals and minerals within the seaweed itself, it's a very very low-calorie snack." And for pâté lovers who are a little more health conscious, there is this vegetable pâté made from carrot, spinach, broccoli, and cauliflower. Vegetable pâté from Alexian at the Summer Fancy Food show on June 23, 2019, at the Javits Convention Center, New York. (Penny Zhou/NTD Television) "A great summer item, we call it our white wine pate. It's perfect with white wine or a little champagne," said Alexandra Tierney, the VP of Alexian a family business that has been here for 37 years. Ron said that this year’s Summer Fancy Food show has about 180,000 products from around 2,600 exhibitors, where you can taste anything from your imagination from around the world.