Picking the brains of the chefs, food experts and product developers behind its roster of private brands like Simple Truth, Kroger and Private Selection, Kroger released a list of food trend predictions for the year ahead and debuted a new podcast called “Noshtalgia.”

The company said the food predictions reinforce the grocer’s mission to provide fresh foods and innovative store brands for its shoppers and to be “Fresh for Everyone,” as its new tagline proclaims.

Cookbook author and TV personality Danielle Kartes will host the “Noshtalgia” podcast — which is available through Apple and Google podcasts and streaming on Kroger.com —  meant to offer a unique way to provide content around Kroger’s “Fresh for Everyone” messaging. 

In the debut episode, Kartes speaks with a Kroger customer about a comforting dish she had growing up, her grandfather’s Waldorf salad, and speaks with a Kroger chef at the company’s culinary center about how to make this version of the Waldorf salad.

The podcast is the embodiment of Kroger’s first food trend of five that the Kroger team curated. The trends are:

Sourced from progressivegrocer.com