US consumers' palates have become more sophisticated, but there's still room to grow, according to a Culinary Tides report that likens this stage to "awkward adolescence." Suzy Badaracco, president of Culinary Tides, said consumers are embracing grains and familiar plant-based proteins such as beans and tofu, while others including seitan and hemp are seen as experimental.
Report: US consumers' tastes still have room to grow
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