b'NEWSSpecialty Food Association Predicts 2023 Food Trends T he Specialty Food Association (SFA) Trendspotter Panel has predicted what will be hot in specialty food for 2023. The panel was comprised of professionals from diverse segments of the culinary world. Specialty food consumers are looking to make their meal prep easy but exciting and that is driving many of this years trends regarding convenience, packaging improvements and global flavors, said Denise Purcell, SFAs vice president, resource development. At the same time, they continue to care about how their food is grown and the health benefits it offers, giving rise to evolving sustainability, plant-based and better-for-you trends.These trends and more will be on display at the upcoming Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas, taking place Jan. 15-17, 2023.The nine 2023 trends anticipated by the Trendspotter Panel are:14 CATERING, FOODSERVICE & EVENTS cfe-news.com'