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About the Bacon Report

The Bacon Trend Report investigates the attraction to bacon, including all related products and innovations to hit the market in recent months. Consumers’ love affair with eating and cooking bacon remains stronger than ever, as products like bacon flavor vodka, maple bacon cookies and bacon-inspired scarves remain in high demand. Businesses will explore bacon recipes and culinary experiments in our report, including Canadian bacon, smoked bacon pasta, bacon pie and bacon fries that have gained popularity among consumers as a riposte to vegan lifestyle.

Who It's For

While there are many food trends influencing consumers and companies, our research is aimed at culinary experts, restaurateurs, chefs, restaurant chains and food industry market researchers looking to supplement their business with innovation and insight. By using our consumer-based data, industry professionals can isolate specific trends that will spark creativity while adding another layer of innovation.

In the ever-changing world of the food industry, consumer preferences are constantly changing. Analyze popular food trends and isolate emerging market opportunities by subscribing to our Bacon Trend Report.

The Bacon Trend Report, last published on Sep 01, 2015, includes 128 PRO Trends and 640 examples of bacon market research and bacon consumer trends related to: pork, ham, recipes, restaurants, cooking and bacon trends.

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Methodology

Our bacon research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced bacon articles and 2,453,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 128 Bacon PRO Trends = 128 Powerpoint Pages Bacon PPT Report
• 640 Bacon Examples

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• 90 Bacon Videos (Online) Bacon Videos
• 3,840 Bacon Images (Online) Bacon Images
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Sample Bacon Pro Trends

Each Bacon PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online bacon articles, videos and images. Examples:

Boutique Petsumer Retail concepts evolve to specifically cater to high-maintenance pets Implications - Rather than merely accommodating canine or feline companions, retail concepts are expanding to include dining and shopping options dedicated solely to the entertainment of pets. With upscale amenities and hyper-niche luxuries, such concepts and services speak to the growing sector of the population approaching pet ownership like child-rearing, and the redirecting of that budget toward the well-being of domestic animals.
Boutique Petsumer
Retail concepts evolve to specifically cater to high-maintenance pets
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Restaurant Replica Consumers gravitate to frozen meals that offer restaurant-ready meals Implications - In order to satiate their experiential taste buds without breaking the bank, many consumers are searching for frozen meals that specifically cater to restaurant imitation. Frozen meals that are larger in size and more complex in flavor not only appeal to the budget-conscious foodie, but also gives them a chance to experiment at home with food they would normally order out.
Restaurant Replica
Consumers gravitate to frozen meals that offer restaurant-ready meals
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Cultured Carbohydrate Pasta dishes incorporate international flavor for exotic appeal Implications - Emerging flavors are becoming more global in their scope, a fact that is especially reflected in pasta dishes. Once a traditional Italian meal, pasta has been transformed into a neutral palate for a multitude of different flavors hailing from the across the globe. In North America, this shift exemplifies a consumer willingness to infuse now-classic forms of comfort food with ethnic flavors.
Cultured Carbohydrate
Pasta dishes incorporate international flavor for exotic appeal
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Co-Branded Delivery Food companies team up with well-known brands for unique delivery services Implications - Seeking to streamline the delivery process, food establishments are collaborating with well-known brands and distribution companies to heighten both efficiency and experience. Allowing consumers to order meals through popular rideshare programs and even search engines, food brands are not only seeking to make deliveries more convenient, but also add an element of intrigue and novelty to the overall experience.
Co-Branded Delivery
Food companies team up with well-known brands for unique delivery services
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Interactive Pet Packaging Animal treat branding incorporates experiential aesthetics Implications - The pet food industry is full of stiff competition, and in response, companies are visually engaging animal owners with interactive packaging. Beyond aesthetics, designs that deliver memorable experiences also help foster relationships between brands and consumers who are often pressed for time and faced with choice.
Interactive Pet Packaging
Animal treat branding incorporates experiential aesthetics
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Crust Creativity QSR brands develop striking pizza dough concepts Implications - Companies specializing in comfort foods are releasing unusual pizza dough recipes that challenge typical notions of the meal. The inclusion of atypical ingredients adds edge to dishes that are otherwise predictable. This approach to cuisine bridges the gap between familiar, popular products and a consumer desire for novelty.
Crust Creativity
QSR brands develop striking pizza dough concepts
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Cultural Comfort Popular comfort dishes borrow from cultural flavors and recipes Implications - Comfort foods central to restaurants and grocery stores are taking on robust cultural flavors. From a consumer standpoint, the inclusion of ethnic culinary concepts favors brands catering to diverse clientele. Additionally, remixed traditional dishes such as Asian or South American-style pizzas capture the attention of shoppers.
Cultural Comfort
Popular comfort dishes borrow from cultural flavors and recipes
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Condensed Protein Consumers keep portion control top-of-mind when it comes to red meat Implications - Consumers are searching for reduced or alternative forms of red meat to relieve the guilt brought on by the health food movement. Besides easier delivery and consumption, these reformatted meals suggest that steak is an indulgence that can be portioned for both healthier consumption and on-the-go enjoyment.
Condensed Protein
Consumers keep portion control top-of-mind when it comes to red meat
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 122 more Bacon PRO Trends and 640 examples!



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