Merchandising Monday 3/21/2016

Robert McGinnisComment



African and Middle Eastern

The National Restaurant Association's What's Hot 2016 lists both African and Middle Eastern cuisine in the top 5 fastest growing food trends for this year. 

Click HERE to view all of 2016's growing and declining food trends.


One of the best ways to get behind this trend is to diversify and display your selection of Tagines! 


The first traditional tagine (tajine) originated in Northern Africa and was used when making stews or cooking meats, fish, vegetables, and fruits over an open fire. Its shape was designed to accommodate a slow and even cooking for a rich and natural flavor. A fun fact is that the foods cooked inside a tagine also take the name of the pot itself, such as a vegetable tagine or fruit tagine, to name a few.


HTI Vendor Tagines

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