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From Purple Potato Lattes to Animal Vision Helmets

 - Jan 24, 2016
The top 2015 bizarre trends reveal ideas in food, fashion and product designs that push the boundaries of convention. In a consumer's quest for share-worthy experiences, concepts like these are certainly are memorable.

Some of the most unconventional food products include candy-covered pizzas, hook-shaped ice cream cones, salmon-flavored confections and lattes made from purple potatoes. With the rise in foodie culture, the average consumer has become more adventurous with what they are willing to put on their plate.

Beyond the dinner table, some of the most novel experiences that people are participating in include Bompas & Parr's walk-in bar where alcohol is ingested through the nostrils, alpaca rentals in Japan, as well as special Halloween promotions that ship products to shoppers in custom life-sized coffins.

The 2016 Trend Report provides greater detail on some of the high-level patterns that are shaping consumer behaviors.