At the end of June, Mercer Foods headed to Las Vegas to attend and exhibit at the Institute of Food Technologists 2017 trade show, or IFT17 for short. As the largest technology and research and development show of the year for the food industry, we always look forward to attending and seeing the latest advancements and ingenuity in our field. This year was no exception. The innovation and new ideas in food trends were just as blistering as the Las Vegas entertainment scene and the sun outside the show.
As we walked the show floor and talked with people from all over the world, certain trends stood out above others. Luckily, in the case of IFT17, what happens in Vegas doesn’t have to stay in Vegas. Take a look at the top six takeaways from the show: