Luxe Leftover

Artisan and high-end foods are being created with leftovers

Implications - Brands that offer artisan packaged foods, as well as higher-end dishes, are incorporating leftover ingredients into their products in order to reduce the amount of waste in the food industry. This shift caters to eco-conscious consumers, and offers an easily identifiable selling point for brands to leverage when marketing such products.
SCORE 5.9
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
Megatrends
Patterns
42,089 Total Clicks
Mar 16 - Jun 18
This Quarter and Average
LifestyleFoodEco
Featured Examples
Lettuce-Infused Beverages - Packaged Salad Producer Organicgirl's Drinks Include Leftover Lettuce
SCORE 8.2
This Year and Hot 997 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 18
Lettuce-Infused Beverages
Packaged Salad Producer Organicgirl's Drinks Include Leftover Lettuce
Organicgirl prides itself on producing all-organic “good clean greens” and is now venturing into a new category with beverages. The brand recently unveiled the newest additions to its... [More]
Double-Filtered Coffees - For #FeedingTheFuture, The Economist Shared Coffee Made with Used Grounds
SCORE 5.5
Warm 746 Clicks Pub: May 11, 17
Double-Filtered Coffees
For #FeedingTheFuture, The Economist Shared Coffee Made with Used Grounds
As part of its ongoing #FeedingTheFuture campaign that examines the future of food, and food waste, The Economist has launched stations that give away smoothies made from misshapen produce and cups... [More]
Upcycled Pulp Burgers - Pressed Juicery and Mendocino Farms Make Vegetable Patties from Juice Pulp
SCORE 5.3
This Year and Warm 450 Clicks Pub: Oct 4, 17
Upcycled Pulp Burgers
Pressed Juicery and Mendocino Farms Make Vegetable Patties from Juice Pulp
California-based sandwich chain Mendocino Farms and Pressed Juicery recently joined forces to create the ‘Rescued Vegetable Burger,’ which is made with vegetable patties prepared from... [More]
Leftover Brewery Malt Pastas - The Sfoglini BxB Radiators Flavored Pasta is Nutty and Hearty
SCORE 2.4
Untested 339 Clicks Pub: Mar 16, 17
Leftover Brewery Malt Pastas
The Sfoglini BxB Radiators Flavored Pasta is Nutty and Hearty
Sfgolini is a Brooklyn-based pasta shop that is renowned for creating unexpected specialty pastas, so the Sfoglini BxB Radiators flavored pasta comes as an exceptional new offering. Created in... [More]
Clubhouse Cookie Cheesecakes - The Thin Mints Cake is Made Using Pre-Packaged Girl Scout Biscuits
SCORE 1.5
Untested 169 Clicks Pub: Mar 14, 16
Clubhouse Cookie Cheesecakes
The Thin Mints Cake is Made Using Pre-Packaged Girl Scout Biscuits
The Girl Scout Utility cake recipe is a cookie cheesecake that repurposes the popular Girl Scout Cookies into a sophisticated dessert. The cookies are used as both a filling and crust for the cake... [More]
Quantcast