What is food innovation, and why is it important? Food innovation is the development and commoditization of new food products, processes, and services. Right now, it’s happening rapidly. Food and beverage companies are looking for ways to make healthy, nutritious offerings that are not only enticing, accessible, exciting, and unique, but also sustainable.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best food innovations to have emerged recently. In it, you’ll notice developments in food packaging and processing, along with a host of exciting ingredients appearing in unexpected places. Personalization is a huge trend, with beverage and diet companies enabling individuals to customize their products. Fast-food restaurants are coming up with novel ways to make customers want to dine-in. And a number of brands are tailoring offerings to meet the unique needs of millennials, not to mention the fastest-growing demographic in the USA, the elderly.
Why should you care? Apart from the fact that you need food to live, this list of food innovations includes plenty of ideas you could borrow (using this tool) for your own business, no matter which industry you’re in.
Navigate via the different types of innovation
We’ve split this list of future foods up into the different types of innovation to enable you to find your way easily.
Could these innovations work for you?
Ceria Brewing Co.
Tufts' food sensor
Tree by Naked
Too Good To Go
Club SÖDA NYC
The Avocado Show
Feel the Peel
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