McCormick Flavor Forecast 2014
The Future of Global Flavor
Marking our 125th year as a flavor innovator, McCormick is embarking upon a yearlong journey that celebrates the power of flavor. At the heart of this celebration is our belief that the ways we experience and enjoy flavor connect people and cultures around the world.
This anniversary edition of our signature Flavor Forecast, first created in 2000, identifies the insights and ingredients on the rise that will drive the future of flavor. Created by a global team of experts at McCormick—including chefs, culinary professionals, trend trackers and food technologists—it uncovers stories of flavor, cuisines and techniques inspiring creative and delicious innovations for years to come.
5 Flavor Insights
These insights reflect emerging trends and key cultural influences that are shaping the tastes of tomorrow. Together, they tell an exciting story about how people everywhere are coming together for more diverse, colorful and flavorful meals than ever before.
Chefs around the world are seeking out their next big chile thrill.
Indian food is finally having its moment, breaking free of its traditional confines with modern interpretations.
Clever Compact Cooking
Proving that big flavors can come from small spaces, versatile, multi-purpose ingredients are essential to kitchens of all sizes—from large-scale establishments to independent operations, chefs are implementing creative, cross-functional ways to prepare flavorful meals.
Mexican World Tour
Mexican flavors are making their way around the globe, with culinary professionals everywhere discovering new aspects of this bright, casual cuisine.
Charmed by Brazil
The world’s attraction to Brazilian cuisine is heating up, thanks to its seductive mix of global and native influences.