OAKLAND PARK, FLA. - Culinary Tides will release its Shifting Sands Forecast: Trends Shaping the Food Industry in 2021/22 in February. 

The new report is a cross-analysis of 200 prediction lists for 2021 put forth by 175 industry experts. More than 1,600 individual predictions were evaluated for their potential during the coming year, with only the most well-supported predictions included.  

2021/22 predictions explore:  

  • Government– cybersecurity, plant proteins, obesity, cannabis, GMO 

  • Technology – narrowcasting, order, delivery, GMO, robotics, packaging, cellular agriculture 

  • Health– microbiome, cognitive function, protein plus, nootropics, immunity, cannabis 

  • Consumers – clockless eating, transparency, invisibly healthy, path to purchase, climatarian 

  • Travel –digital detox, climate neutral, dark travel, isolation, self-care, safe cities 

  • Beverage –zero proof, snackified, plant milk, tea/coffee-infused, regional global 

  • Food – micro ethnic, plant-based, alternative flours, peasant food, foodceuticals, wallflowers 

The report breaks trends down by macro and micro families, which help to establish their strengths and links to other existing trends.  Overlooked trends were identified and added to the report by Culinary Tides, Inc and Menu Matters.   

Discover Navigation charts with “Ah-Ha Moments” are also available to help readers navigate trends affecting their playground. Each chart focuses on evolving consumer drivers to help focus messaging and products as the year unfolds. By utilizing streaming intelligence techniques, the forecasts anticipate upcoming changes to trend and consumer behavior patterns that will emerge throughout 2021 and into 2022.   

The full report costs $3,500, or $3,150 if ordered before Feb. 15. Learn more here.