This tasty trend report features the top food trends in Q1 2009. The delicious countdown is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our food trend database, which now has 1,460 food trends.
If you are looking for professional food trend research and trend clusters, check out our 2009 Trend Reports.
Implications - Food has evolved over the years with complex flavors and modern cooking techniques that serve up one-of-a-kind treats. The Food Network's popularity has given chefs a positive reputation in a profession that was unseen and underrated. As companies capitalize on the success of celebrity chefs, the food industry has become profitable due to consults/endorsements from these individuals as well as unique flavors due to their influence.
Top 20 Food Trends in Q1 2009
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Sweet Tattoo Treats
2,645-Pound Birthday Cakes
Human Vending Machines
Twittering Food Trucks