Expo West Photo Gallery: Meals Made Easy

ew16-logo-lgA recent New York Times article reported that “almost 40 percent of the millennials surveyed by Mintel…said cereal was an inconvenient breakfast choice because they had to clean up after eating it.” With that millennial mentality, is it any surprise that at this year’s Natural Products Expo West shortcuts for meal prep were seen across categories and day parts? Many of the products we spotted not only assisted with speed of preparation, but also provided an on-the-go option for busy consumers. While these options were fast and easy, the flavors were anything but basic, often pulling from global flavor profiles of dishes that take hours to cook (such as curries and slow simmered soups). Click through to view some of the highlights we featured on Instagram.

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