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Of these warming trends, which do you think will become even more prevalent in 2016?

455 votes
Upgrades in product quality/emphasis on fresh ingredients
24% (111 votes)
Local sourcing & the demand for "authentic" food
38% (175 votes)
A concern for healthful eating over delicious butter-laden goodness
14% (64 votes)
New cuts of meat & also underutilized fish
6% (28 votes)
Ethnic cuisines becoming more mainstream (such as how Italian, Mexican food is no longer considered "ethnic")
17% (77 votes)
Total votes: 455

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Which of these Wedding 2016 trends are you selling most of this year?

273 votes
Comfort food with a twist
42% (114 votes)
After party bites & late night snacks
19% (53 votes)
Street food & food trucks
11% (31 votes)
Downsized desserts
8% (21 votes)
Chef carts & action stations
20% (54 votes)
Total votes: 273

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