Top 20 Food Trends In 2008

 - Dec 20, 2008   Updated: May 26 2011
This food micro-trend report features the top food trends in the last year. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our food trend database, which now has more than 1330 food trends.

If you are looking for professional food trend research and trend clusters, check out our 2009 Trend Reports.

Implications - With chefs becoming celebrities, it's not unusual that consumers are aspiring to cook like a pro. The popularity of the Food Network has propelled the culinary world into a profitable industry with endorsed kitchenware and product placements in cooking shows. As people continue to view these programs, brands will find inspiration to provide the best kitchen contraptions that allow them to cook just like an Iron Chef.