Sixteen Years in Trends

  • Intro
  • 2021
  • 2020

January 2022 saw thefoodpeople have their 16th birthday – 16 Years in Trends

To celebrate we've launch our 3rd e-book 16 Years in Food and Beverage Trends!

For 16 years, rooted in our intent - to shift the future of food and drink by inspiring and informing people, business and institutions to harness the power of trends and foresight, we have meticulously and rigorously mapped food and drink trends around the globe, which has enabled us to write this book.

During this time, by leveraging our global network, combined our TFP 'human intelligence' to interpret emerging trends, we've reported on and predicted monumental shifts in our food and drink landscape. Everything from plant based eating, Korean food, new nordic cuisines, gut health, fire cooking, cronuts, cultured meats to zero waste eating, robotics, delivered meal kits, ruby chocolate, hyper seasonal, sustainable restaurants and rainbow lattes. Just a tiny handful from many thousands of trend manifestations that have emerged over the last 15 years.

The e-book covers it all - what happened during this time, how has food and drink changed, what are the bigger themes and what from the past can we take into the future? We summarise the key takeouts and learnings, the influences for the future and using our unique trend archives, map the fine detail of the food and drink timeline from 2006 to 2020 - the products, services, restaurants, chefs, flavours, ingredients, colours, global events, the diets, the tech, the politics, the awards and much much more! To get your copy and to download a few sample pages Click Here!

As a taster, explore the last 16 years in Food and Drink trends, scroll through our 16 years in trends infographic series below.

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