Why Should You Stay On Top Of Food Trends?

So you can capitalise on them and make sure you offer an enticing and revenue-generating menu!
To help you out, we have put together the top four trends in Australia today.



The Green Butcher Plant Based

As plant based eating increases, it is most likely that there will be at least one vegan in a group of diners. The Green Butcher range makes it easier than ever to cater to vegans diners, made from plant-based ingredients and packed full of flavour.



Acai bowls

Seeing a business make an effort to do their bit for the planet is something consumers value, this can be done through sourcing sustainable ingredients, biodegradable packaging and composting. All Sambazon products are ethically sourced and hand-harvested by local farmers, making them Certified Organic and Fair Trade




Seafood remains popular as it is packed with nutrients, high in protein and low in fat. This also ties into the food fusion trend, there are countless different recipes and cuisines featuring seafood. Our Seafood Range has a variety of quality seafood suitable for any recipe.



Food fusion

Consumers have been more interested in having variety in their meals, using new ingredients and trying different global cuisines. Markwell Foods makes it easy to offer a selection of seafood and finger foods from around the globe.


Our newest squid range – Shore Mariner Panko Squid Rings and Salt & Pepper Squid Twists. The ultimate tastebud satisfaction. The perfect finger food catering option, serve as an appetiser or include in your seafood basket.  Cooked In under 3 minutes, these new menu additions will save you time and money in your kitchen, while keeping your guests happy!


Panko Squid Rings

Tender cut rings of wild caught Squid, coated in a traditional panko style bread crumb.



Salt & Pepper Squid Twists

Tender pineapple cut squid strips lightly seasoned with a salt and pepper coating. ­­




Trying to please everyone is almost impossible. The same goes with trying to create a kids menu that will satisfy even the picky eaters.

With a little bit of thought and planning, you can make a menu that will work for most families, and make them feel good about choosing to bring their kids to your restaurant.


Here are our recommendations for creating that ideal kid’s menu. 


Start off (or end) with a healthy Smoothie.

Love Smoothies™ is an award-winning range of fruit and vegetable smoothies. Give your customers all the goodness of 100% natural fruit and vegetables and your staff all the ease of ‘pour, add sachet, blend’.

For something different and without the bones, why not serve up some healthy vegetables or salad with our delicious BBQ Pork Ribette?

For the fish-lovers, our crumbed squid rings are an ideal easy- to-eat meal. Or make your own with our squid tubes

Other fish options to make your menu interesting would be our Salmon Patty. Salmon and vegetable fish cakes in a golden crispy crumb and Popcorn Shrimp – Crunchy morsels of flavour infused shrimp coated in a light crispy batter..

For something a little less common, why not serve our Butlers Triple Decker Cheese & Bacon melts, with a side salad or chips?