Just like desserts, spices also rise and fall in popularity. Ginger, paprika, and turmeric are on the rise, while nutmeg and celery seeds have dropped off in popularity in the last fifty years.
Check out the interesting charts detailing this data and take a guess at what the next "cupcake" is for spices.
A couple big takeaways from the article include the fact that spice consumption has tripled in American in the last fifty years, and that spice giant McCormick believes that spice blends from around the world like teriyaki and shawarma are the next big thing.
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