Demand for ingredients such as chickpeas and lentils is growing, as Mediterranean and other international cuisines gain traction, according to Technomic’s Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report. In addition, just 13% of consumers who eat ethnic dishes say they don’t like or wouldn’t try Mediterranean food, speaking to the cuisine’s broad appeal, according to Technomic’s Ethnic Food & Beverage Report.

Growth  2.7%
Grilled Artichokes with roasted garlic tahini at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

HALLOUMI (pictured)
Growth  7.5%
Heirloom Tomato, Halloumi and Chicken at Nando’s

Source: Technomic Ignite Menu Data