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Bacon, sardines among top food trends

December 15, 2009 | 10:36 am

Bacon, wine cocktails and a consumer backlash against ubiquitous nutritional claims by food manufacturers are among the top food trends of 2010, according to advertising agency J. Walter Thompson. Sardines

Here are five of the top trends compiled by the agency, which counts food giants Nestle, Kellogg's and Kraft among its clients.

Bacon is no longer just for the BLT: The pork product is showing up in cocktails -- made with bacon-infused liquor or the new Bakon Vodka. It is in desserts such as bacon-and-egg ice cream and chocolate bars.

For the rest of the trends click here.

-- Jerry Hirsch


Photo: Sardines on Toast. Credit: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times