Another slice of pink toast, darling? And ten other quirky food trends you won’t be able to avoid in 2018

Mail Online | 12/10/2017 | Claudia Connell for the Daily Mail
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Would you happily never eat another avocado as long as you live? Are you fed up with spaghetti made from anything other than pasta? Then, chances are you’ll be happy to see the back of 2017’s most popular food trends. But what does 2018 have in store? Here, CLAUDIA CONNELL looks at the fads we’ll all be following in the coming year...

With healthier lifestyles and a growing number of people living alone, we are consuming alcohol in smaller measures.

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Co-op now stocks single-serving wine pouches by a company called Most Wanted. Each pouch contains 187ml of pinot grigio or malbec, and sells for £2.50.

More and more people who live alone are choosing to cook from scratch and want a glass of wine with their meal. But why not buy a bottle?

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Researchers found that those living alone didn’t trust themselves not to succumb to the temptation of a second glass. Expect to see more single-serving wines in supermarkets in 2018.

Anybody who’s had a veggie burger in a fast food restaurant can attest to the fact that they’re often so dry and bland you may as well have eaten the paper napkin. But next year, that will all change.

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The number of vegans has risen by 360 per cent over the past decade and is expected to continue to soar in 2018. Perhaps one of the things that stops people from converting is that meat alternatives are so unpalatable — with vegetarian burgers the worst offenders.

But a company called Beyond Meat has created a plant-based burger that looks and tastes exactly like a beef burger, to the extent that it ‘bleeds’ beetroot juice. The secret to its meaty taste is down to ‘haem’, an iron-rich molecule found in all living things. Meaty veggie burgers get their haem from nitrogen-fixing plants such as legumes.

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