Cynical foodies might wonder in what smoky back room was it decided that whole grains would be anointed the first big food trend of 2005. After all, what's the big deal? Whole grains have been around since man began eating.
Yet the new year brought a flood of news, polls, recipes and predictions stating that whole grain products would be the "It" food.
In reality, the food industry has been preparing consumers for the resurgence of complete-nutrition foodstuffs for some months