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Score: 7.3
New and Warm Top 5 Examples: 4,561 Total Clicks Date Range: Jan 16 - Mar 17
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Modern kitchen appliances take the guesswork out of preparation
Implications - Marrying modern consumers' competing desire to create things for themselves and need for convenience, cooking appliances are being designed to work in a more automated way. Providing users with reassurance that their meals will turn out as desired and limiting their involvement in the process, this approach to modern appliances is gaining traction. [More]
Score: 7.8
Recent and Warm Top 6 Examples: 7,834 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 15 - Mar 17
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Kitchen appliances are enhance with steaming capabilities
Implications - As healthy eating stays on the forefront of consumer’s minds, home cooking is seeing an evolution with sous-vide and steaming taking precedence as some of the healthiest forms of meal preparation. Innovative cooking appliances paired with connected technology make steaming food and using the sous-vide technique faster and simpler than ever, appealing to consumers looking to make smarter choices in the kitchen. [More]
Score: 8.2
Recent and Hot Top 5 Examples: 9,438 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 16 - Mar 17
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Consumers look to new services that further simplify meal-prep
Implications - Looking beyond subscription services and home delivery, consumers are taking advantage of in-store and boutique services that expedite the meal preparation process and provide an opportunity for hands-on guidance. This progression highlights the expanded expectations facing contemporary grocers, as well as the interest in educational services that allow customers to take knowledge of the skill home with them in addition to a finished product. [More]
Score: 5.4
Recent and Mild Top 6 Examples: 525 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 17 - Mar 17
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Coffee is incorporated into seasonings and spices for savory cooking
Implications - Driven by the desire to continually experiment with new ingredients, self-processed foodies are embracing coffee-centered seasonings and spices as mainstays in the cooking of savory dishes. This progression highlights a continued interest in borrowing ingredients typically included in dessert dishes in order to elevate the flavor profile of traditional savory meals. [More]
Score: 8.1
This Week and Warm Top 4 Examples: 2,220 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 17 - Mar 17
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Food trucks differentiate by offering healthy, fresh options
Implications - Often associated with indulgent, experimental "frankenfoods," food trucks are changing up offerings to suit consumers seeking out healthier options. Providing an alternative, and in many cases incorporating the creativity associated with food truck options, this shift marries the best of both worlds. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 17,186 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 15 - Mar 17
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Strategic garage innovations create simple solutions for new homeowners
Implications - Often doubling as a work station, storage unit and even a hangout zone, the garage is being further integrated as part of the home through innovative accessories that make it a more livable space. Creative storage solutions and strategic interior elements that don’t cost a fortune help new homeowners make the most of their garages, demonstrating the value consumers place in maximizing the space and functionality of their homes. [More]
Score: 7.9
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 8,034 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 16 - Mar 17
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Alcohol brands create interactive drinking games that promote staying in
Implications - Alcohol-fueled game nights entice the growing number of consumers who would rather spend a night in with close friends. As a countertrend to the excursions prevalent in Millennial party culture, we’re seeing a movement towards more intimate gatherings that appeal to the socially anxious segment of this demographic. This evolution creates opportunity for alcohol companies to create brand-specific games and products to fuel this growing demand. [More]
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Score: 6.6
This Month and Warm Top 6 Examples: 7,543 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 15 - Mar 17
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Millennial socializing sees a shift towards experiential drinking
Implications - As experience-seekers, Millennials are incorporating this sense of excitement into their socializing, with drinking events becoming more adventurous. Excursions like bachelor parties and celebratory occasions are being upgraded to private cabins, interactive beverage tastings and multi-sensory experiences. This shift in participation-based party culture exemplifies the Millennial preference to invest time and even finances into creating memorable bonding moments. [More]
Score: 7.5
This Week and Warm Top 5 Examples: 3,072 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 16 - Mar 17
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Coffee culture takes a turn toward edible coffee treats with unexpected flavors
Implications - As adult snacking trends veer towards stronger and more potent flavors, unique ingredient combinations incorporating coffee are starting to gain prominence. Satisfying the desire for innovative flavor profiles while denoting an evolution in coffee culture, edible java concoctions are being found in increasingly unexpected formats. [More]
Score: 6.1
This Month and Mild Top 6 Examples: 3,206 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 15 - Mar 17
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Portable coffee replacements make it easy to stay caffeinated
Implications - As consumers seek convenient forms of energy, the typical cup of coffee is being reformatted as a portable snack that can help fuel a busy day without spills or mess. This shift towards handheld coffee products demonstrates an increasing desire for alternative sources of caffeine that are easier to consume on-the-go. [More]