Mainstream Frankenfruit

Genetically modified hybrid produce appeals to the average consumer

Implications - Food scientists have been genetically hybridizing fruits and vegetables for some time now, though the goals skewed toward expanded resources in developing countries and general scientific breakthroughs. The rise of foodie culture online is embracing hybridized fruit for its novelty. This creates a need for more creative combinations, and signifies strength in the novelty food and flavor movement.
SCORE: 6.6
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 2,960 Total Clicks Jan 16 - Feb 17
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Sensory Romance Desserts - This Japanese Strawberry Tart is Made With White Strawberries
SCORE: 6.1
Warm 1,036 Clicks Pub: Jan 14, 16
Sensory Romance Desserts
This Japanese Strawberry Tart is Made With White Strawberries
In honor of the recent creation of white strawberries in Japan, a pastry shop by the name of Qu’il Fait Bon put together a decadent tart dessert containing the fruit that replicates the... [More]
Hybrid Melon Vegetables - The Cucamelons Offer a Miniature Melon With the Flesh of a Cucumber
SCORE: 6.9
This Year and Warm 1,003 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 16
Hybrid Melon Vegetables
The Cucamelons Offer a Miniature Melon With the Flesh of a Cucumber
In light of genetic engineering making hybrid produce that much more easier to create, comes foods such as the Cucamelon that is simultaneously both a miniature melon and a cucumber vegetable. The... [More]
Tart Japanese Berries - The 'Chi-Ba+Berry' is a New Strawberry Developed in Chiba, Japan
SCORE: 5.8
This Quarter and Mild 645 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 17
Tart Japanese Berries
The 'Chi-Ba+Berry' is a New Strawberry Developed in Chiba, Japan
In addition to being drawn to Japan to pick unique berries like the Tochi-otome, Beni-hoppe and Ai-berry, locals and tourists alike will now be driven to Chiba, Japan to pick an entirely new... [More]
Stretched Modular Fruits - Gonzalo Ausejo Constructs Replica Produce Using Polygon Mesh
SCORE: 4
This Year and Mild 276 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 16
Stretched Modular Fruits
Gonzalo Ausejo Constructs Replica Produce Using Polygon Mesh
Gonzalo Ausejo is a graphic designer working out of Qatar that creates fruit replicas with altered shape and geometric forms using polygon mesh. The fruit appears stretched and sticky along with a... [More]
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