The 12 food and drink trends vary from ecological and alternative protein sources to social media, e-commerce and DNA.
Mintel’s global food and drink analyst Jenny Zegler said the trends “explore how consumers’ evolving priorities, opportunities from advancements in functional formulation and the almost inescapable reach of technology will affect food and drink in the coming year”.
Find out what Zegler said about all 12 trends in our exclusive gallery.
Meanwhile, innovation in food and drink will be discussed at length during a one-day conference hosted by the Food Manufacture Group next year.
The event – New Frontiers in Food and Drink – will take place at the etc.venues, St Pauls, London on March 17. For more information, including how to book, click here.