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About the Edibles Report

Discover unique food trends influencing the opinions of foodies everywhere with the Edibles Trend Report. Our research tracks key changes in eating habits, food service and the hospitality industry. In the past year, we have seen trends relating to edible gift baskets, artistic cookie bouquets, gourmet buffet foods and intricately crafted fruits and finger foods. We have also noticed restaurant trends that put an emphasis on deliciously unique appetizers and petit fours.

Who It's For

The Edibles Trend Report is ideal for catering companies, food artists, aspiring chefs, food journalists and culinary school teachers looking to leverage trends that are popular among consumers.

Featuring artwork made from sandwiches and the latest celebrity chef recipes, the Edibles Trend Report will keep you up-to-date on innovative food trends.

The Edibles Trend Report, last published on May 26, 2015, includes 769 PRO Trends and 3,845 examples of edibles market research and edibles consumer trends related to: food art, finger foods, appetizers, gift baskets, cooking and edibles trends.

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Methodology

Our edibles research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced edibles articles and 2,373,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 769 Edibles PRO Trends = 769 Powerpoint Pages Edibles PPT Report
• 3,845 Edibles Examples

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• 538 Edibles Videos (Online) Edibles Videos
• 23,070 Edibles Images (Online) Edibles Images
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Sample Edibles Pro Trends

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

Dairy Confectionery Yogurt is being infused into unexpected treats for experiential allure Implications - Consumers are combining dairy products with confectionery goods in an effort to bring a nutritional element to otherwise indulgent snacks. By adding ingredients like yogurt to cocktail and candy recipes, individuals are not only attempting to make nutritional consumption more fun and experiential, but also heighten traditional ingredients with unexpected forms.
Dairy Confectionery
Yogurt is being infused into unexpected treats for experiential allure
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Dairy Conversion Brands adapt yogurt into new forms for experiential consumption Implications - When a food item becomes as ubiquitous as yogurt, it's natural that people start looking for different ways to consume it. To meet this demand, brands have begun looking to different cultures for inspiration, incorporating yogurt into traditional beverages and spreads from around the globe. This shift indicates that consumers are delighted by the opportunity to try international variations of their favorite foods, especially ones that prioritizes health and on-the-go enjoyment.
Dairy Conversion
Brands adapt yogurt into new forms for experiential consumption
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Branded Cognition Multisensory experiences create emotional connections within consumers Implications - Branded multisensory experiences covertly engage consumers on an emotional level, strengthening pre-existing ties to the brand and boosting subconscious accessibility. In playing up subtle yet recognizable stimuli, brands can reach consumers in an intimate, emotional way that is sure to resonate as a more positive and memorable relationship.
Branded Cognition
Multisensory experiences create emotional connections within consumers
8 Examples + Score + Implications


Eco Artistic Companies offer parents and kids environmental painting products Implications - Parental preoccupation with the environment permeates not only food and fashion choices, but also artistic expression. Painting products for children are meeting rising consumer demand for eco merchandise with goods incorporating natural ingredients and design features. Tapping into this green niche also provides a sense of social accountability among both brands and end users.
Eco Artistic
Companies offer parents and kids environmental painting products
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Sophisticated Routine Consumers are seduced by the sophistication of routine memberships Implications - Membership-based services, such as communal workspaces or fitness centers, are glamorizing participation by adopting sophisticated aesthetics. By elevating their interiors, these services transform often unpleasant tasks, like working late or exercising, from mundane to enjoyable. Improving the design of the physical spaces also increases the perceived prestige and exclusivity of activities that would otherwise be considered routine, ultimately motivating consumers to keep returning.
Sophisticated Routine
Consumers are seduced by the sophistication of routine memberships
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Charitable Enrollment Consumers enroll in services for the sake of social good Implications - As consumers become more socially aware, they are more likely to search for ways to contribute to making the world a better place. Rather than seeking personal rewards, many consumers are being motivated by charitable intentions when it comes to enrolling for memberships and services, revealing a desire to achieve personal fulfillment through social good.
Charitable Enrollment
Consumers enroll in services for the sake of social good
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Collaborative Membership Shared workspaces entice members with social benefits Implications - Rather than prioritizing individual ownership, the share economy promotes the collaborative consumption of goods and services, including shared work spaces. Beyond the sharing of physical space, these memberships entice consumers with the promise of fostering a sense of community and collaboration, suggesting that shared creation is just as important as shared consumption in this socio-economic model.
Collaborative Membership
Shared workspaces entice members with social benefits
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Curated Dining Consumers seek out a cost-effective way to curate custom meals Implications - Moving beyond mere food delivery, consumers are turning to services that help curate entire dining experiences for customized appeal. By bringing 5-star dinner services into the comfort of people's homes, these meal options allow consumers to enjoy the extravagance that often comes with eating out at a fraction of the cost, all while maintaining the familiarity and comfort of ordering in.
Curated Dining
Consumers seek out a cost-effective way to curate custom meals
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 763 more Edibles PRO Trends and 3,845 examples!



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