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About the Vegetable Report

The Vegetable Trend Report examines food trends popular with consumers, with a focus on raw foods, hydroponic vegetables, healthy snacks and DIY recipes. The health benefits from fruits, salads, green vegetables and organic produce is causing a shift in consumer eating habits and food choices. We examine how meals like gourmet vegetable soup and homemade vegetable juice are becoming staples in today’s diets. We explore different consumer options, like farmer’s markets, health food stores and grocers like Whole Foods and Planet Organic. Finally, our research delves into the world of vegetarianism and looks at how that lifestyle is affecting fast food chains such as McDonald’s and Tim Horton’s.

Who It's For

From farmers to global food chain conglomerates, our research will benefit anyone in the food and hospitality industries looking for concise consumer insight to help with business strategy and enhancing product quality and service. However, this research will also be beneficial to health care workers like dietitians and nutritionists seeking more information about the eating and dieting habits of today’s consumers.

The Vegetable Trend Report will give you a clearer picture into the food industry and how driving forces like health benefits and agricultural advancements are swaying consumer eating habits.

The Vegetable Trend Report, last published on Jun 22, 2015, includes 162 PRO Trends and 810 examples of vegetable market research and vegetable consumer trends related to: raw foods, farmer's markets, grocery stores, organic produce, healthy eating and vegetable trends.

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Our vegetable research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced vegetable articles and 2,401,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 162 Vegetable PRO Trends = 162 Powerpoint Pages Vegetable PPT Report
• 810 Vegetable Examples

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• 113 Vegetable Videos (Online) Vegetable Videos
• 4,860 Vegetable Images (Online) Vegetable Images
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Sample Vegetable Pro Trends

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

Mediterranean Invasion Mediterranean cuisine becomes a staple in North American culture Implications - The foodie movement has bred a consumer who is adventuresome with their eating habits. In regards to the North American consumer specifically, this means not only a willingness to try different cuisines, but a demand for them. Along with Eastern and Asian cuisines, Mediterranean food has become a top priority for food retailers and dining establishments because not only is it an accessible form of exoticism, but its emphasis on fresh ingredients align it with consumers' growing preference for healthy food.
Mediterranean Invasion
Mediterranean cuisine becomes a staple in North American culture
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Sustainable Produce Produce packaging adopts eco-friendly designs to showcase awareness Implications - Showcasing a commitment to sustainable standards, fruit and vegetable brands are turning to eco-friendly packaging designs for authenticity. Wrapping produce in packages that are biodegradable or easy to reuse, brands are seeking to not only participate in sustainable business tactics, but do so in a way that encourages consumer involvement and support.
Sustainable Produce
Produce packaging adopts eco-friendly designs to showcase awareness
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Corporate Consumption Food oriented brands launch services for professionals at the workplace Implications - The complex dietary needs of small, medium and large-scale professional teams are being addressed by food companies serving contemporary offices. Frequently focused on nutrition, these edible concepts point to rising concern with health among consumers looking to improve wellness at all times, no matter the inconvenience, while also tying into the glorification of "busy."
Corporate Consumption
Food oriented brands launch services for professionals at the workplace
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Ingredient Omission Brands promote alternative dining with recipes eliminating key food items Implications - A current preference for alternative eating is informing numerous food products that are swapping out key ingredients with unusual substitutes. The removal of essential elements from recipes reflects a drive to re-position edibles in the interest of consumers desiring unconventional dining experiences, while showing a shift in health food away from excessive additives, and toward restriction.
Ingredient Omission
Brands promote alternative dining with recipes eliminating key food items
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Wholesome Indulgence Flavor reversal pops up in dairy products for unexpected summer enjoyment Implications - Sweet and savory flavors are often combined to satiate the experiential eater. To satisfy this growing desire for flavor reversal, as well as cater to the current health food wave, many food manufacturers are introducing wholesome ingredients, such as root vegetables, into milkshakes, ice cream and other dairy desserts. This shift not only indicates that flavor cross-over is here to stay, but that vegetables could replace fruit, even in terms of traditional summer treats.
Wholesome Indulgence
Flavor reversal pops up in dairy products for unexpected summer enjoyment
8 Examples + Score + Implications


Green Grooming Personal care brands release male-targeted products with natural ingredients Implications - Companies are zeroing in on the young male market with green grooming products. Packed with natural ingredients, this approach to personal care delivers on millennial demands for sustainable, responsibly produced goods. These demands extend beyond the beauty realm however with environmentally conscious consumers desiring eco-friendly concepts in numerous industries.
Green Grooming
Personal care brands release male-targeted products with natural ingredients
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Cosmic Decor Consumers seek to add an otherworldly touch to their homes Implications - In an effort to add allure to their homes, consumers are turning to space-age themes and Sci-Fi influences when it comes to interior decorating. This approach not only signifies that consumers are veering away from conventional design, but also that they're favoring the surreal over the traditional in terms of aesthetics.
Cosmic Decor
Consumers seek to add an otherworldly touch to their homes
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Scented Slumber Companies offer scents to help consumers doze naturally Implications - New lines of aromatherapy products are helping users sleep with shut eye-inducing scents. These products speak to a surge in clients looking to naturally enhance sleep through ingredients such as essential oils and botanical extracts. Brands in this industry are capitalizing on the value placed on "natural" approaches to health issues by offering non-medicinal solutions.
Scented Slumber
Companies offer scents to help consumers doze naturally
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 156 more Vegetable PRO Trends and 810 examples!



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