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Falafel Trend Insights Insights into the falafel trend from our panel of experts


“No doubt falafel continues its rise in popularity. Falafel is not only a great crispy carrier for other Mid-Eastern sauces and spice blends, but it’s a great plant-based source of protein that can be offered at every daypart and blended with a wide variety of starches, like dehydrated potato, other legumes, beans and even root veggies.”

“Poppable, craveable, customizable, dippable, build-on-top-able, wrap-able—what’s not to love?”

“Falafel, with roots back to ancient Egypt, is now the modern interpretation of the ultimate veggie burger, meatball or other animal-protein replacement.”

  From the Jan/Feb 2018 Top 10 Trends issue of Flavor & the Menu magazine. Read the full issue online or check if you qualify for a free print subscription.

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