Foodservice News & Trends

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Trend: Modern Middle Eastern Cuisine

Middle Eastern flavors and foods continue to trend, with chefs putting modern spins on the classics and chains beginning to make hummus bowls, falafel and pita sandwiches a mainstream favorite. The popularity of Middle Eastern cuisine falls on the heels of the very trendy Mediterranean cuisine movement, with its plant-based focus on fresh vegetables, healthy fats, beans and legumes as more consumers clean up their diets.