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When it came to food, 2013 saw several trends, including Japanese ramen, quinoa, seaweed and pickles, but overriding them all was healthy eating. Here is a look at some of the important food trends that emerged in 2013 and are predicted by experts to hold strong in 2014:
Food sustainability. A trend that is here to stay given rising food prices and the global food crisis. Food sustainability focuses on minimising wastage at every step on the supply chain – from the farm to the table. Global initiatives included restaurants offering half portions, meal planning apps and other technologies to help manufacturers, restaurateurs and customers reduce food wastage.