In October, Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2021 in the retailer’s sixth annual trends predictions. Hard kombucha, upcycled foods, leveled-up breakfasts and jerky made from produce are among the food influences expected to take off in the next year.

Do you know what you’ll be snacking on in February? Or drinking next June? Whole Foods does.

In 2021, these 10 food trends are gonna be huge. Check out these hot, new flavors and products on our shelves, plus see what our expert Trends Council has to say about them.


Trend #6: Upcycled Foods

Peels and stems have come a long way from the compost bin. We’re seeing a huge rise in packaged products that use neglected and underused parts of an ingredient as a path to reducing food waste. Upcycled foods, made from ingredients that would have otherwise been food waste, help to maximize the energy used to produce, transport and prepare that ingredient. Dig in, do good.

Try the Trend: Pulp Pantry Pulp Chips (coming 2021): Barbecue, Jalapeño Lime, Salt 'n' Vinegar


Read the full trend watch report here