Alimentaria Trends, Foods that set the pace for the industry
Alimentaria Trends allows its participating companies to identify new commercial opportunities or to be at the cutting edge of new product development. Knowing the latest trends in food and beverages undoubtedly give them a clear competitive advantage.
2022 ALIMENTARIA TRENDS BY THE NUMBERS
Alimentaria Trends, subsectors.
Vegan food is a booming trend in Spain, where the are already five million veggie consumers, 13% of the Spanish population, an increase of 34% by 2021. This area brings together the offer dedicated to this type of food.
- Vegan food
- Functional foods
- Nutritional Supplements
- Food Solutions
The plant-based food market, which consists of products made from vegetable proteins such as soybean, wheat or pea, which imitate the taste and texture of animal protein, is becoming more and more established in our Spain. This area will reflect this offer, which is becoming more and more popular among consumers.
- Plant-based food
In this area, the spectacular progression in the number of “free from” product launches is evident, especially those that adapt to the needs of the growing percentage of consumers who suffer from some type of food intolerance or allergy.
- Lactose-free foods
- Gluten-free food
- Fat-free food
- Foods without eggs
- Foods without nuts
- Dairy-free foods
- Sugar-free food
- Foods without additives
- Foods without preservatives
Finally, Alimentaria boosts its halal food offer with more exhibition space and a gastronomic congress on this type of food that continues to grow unstoppably on a global level, with 1.8 billion Muslims in the world, a figure that will reach 2.2 billion by 2030.
- Halal food