The Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) recently selected nine natural food trends driving the natural and organic market.
The trends illustrate how food and beverage manufacturers are going above and beyond to meet consumer demands in exciting, innovative ways.
Kara Nielson, culinary director at SRG, assembled the list by tracking new product introductions, monitoring consumer interests and following general health and wellness trends in the United States.
Check out these four trends and Made with Honey products that are satiating consumer cravings.
Optimized Dairy Products
Simply Ghee, Lancaster County, Pa., produces premium butter that tastes great. All its products are made with ghee, the purified essence of butter. Simply Ghee Honey Ghee contains golden wildflower honey and Simply Ghee. It’s the perfect spread for toast and muffins or even roasted squash and hams.
Nuts Instead of Grains
Squirrel & The Bee is a grainless bakeshop in Shorts Hills, N.J., that produces gluten-free products with honey, nut flours and grass-fed butter. The company’s line of Goodness Grainless Granola uses a combination of honey and nuts to deliver a delicious gluten-free flavor.
Herbs, Mushrooms and Roots
Herbal Revolution was inspired by the tenaciousness of plants, and the Maine-based company uses plants in herbal medicine. Herbal Revolution Maine Mushroom and Roots Double-Extracted Elixir uses honey and mushrooms in this herbal supplement.
Hemp Protein Powder
Hemp & Honey Plus, Marysville, Ohio, uses natural Canadian Hemp Oil and Manuka Honey from New Zealand in all of its products. The Hemp & Honey Plus Hh+ Bar Soap Lavender and Tea Tree combines honey and hemp oil to penetrate the deep layers of your skin to hydrate and heal.