Introducing the Spring 2005 issue of the Culinary Trend Mapping Report: A Quarterly Journal of Food and Ingredient Insight
Produced in collaboration between the Center for Culinary Development and Packaged Facts, the Culinary Trend Mapping Report is a new quarterly report on food and ingredient trends and developments. Four times a year, subscribers will receive a 90+ page journal that:
The Culinary Trend Mapping Report is an indispensable tool for those whose job it is to stay abreast of what’s hot - or what will be - in the food world. Four times a year, subscribers to the Report will receive a 90+ page journal packed with trends, data, strategies and insight on the food industry that simply isn’t available anywhere else.
Check the Table of Contents to see what hot trends are covered in this issue.
CCD's Trend Mapping technique is a validated method designed to determine which culinary trends are "gaining traction" and which are simply flashes in the pan. Trend Mapping is guided by the premise that major food trends pass through five distinct stages on their way to the mainstream:
Here's a sampling of the ingredients and trends that will be featured in upcoming issues of the Culinary Trend Mapping Report:
Trend Mapping, including (not an exhaustive list):
Emerging Cuisine: Regional Mexican
Primary Consumer Research: Strategic Implications: Chefs’ Council Article: Chocolate
Looking Back: A Growing Fondness for Handcrafted Things: Americans' love affair with artisan foods heats up
What is the Center for Culinary Development (CCD)?
Based in San Francisco, CCD is a food and beverage product development company that blends culinary creativity with strategic marketing expertise. Their strength in identifying the latest food trends, from both a culinary and consumer-behavior perspective, makes them uniquely qualified to help clients create food products that satisfy consumer expectations. CCD has been responsible for many popular food product introductions, most recently the new Pannido sandwich from Jack in the Box.
For example, CCD clients have an inside track on culinary developments such as:
CCD has looked to its 80+ member Chefs' Council, comprising the nation's most prominent culinary experts, to help identify emerging trends.
What is the Chefs' Council?
The Chefs' Council is an 80+ member panel of nationally recognized, award-winning chefs, food writers, nutritionists, instructors and other food professionals who advise CCD on culinary trends and developments. Representing restaurants, cooking schools and publications from all regions of the country, the council members represent the leading edge of the food industry. Members are regularly featured in magazines such as Food and Wine, Bon Appetite and Gourmet.
For more information on our partner for this quarterly report, please click to The Center for Culinary Development website.
Subscribe to Culinary Trend Mapping Report today and benefit from Packaged Facts' 30+ years of food industry and market research expertise. A year's subscription, which includes four issues sent quarterly, is $4,995. Or, you can purchase an individual quarter's report for $1,750.
Each quarter Culinary Trend Mapping Report will offer an unparalled view into what’s hot - and what will be - in the food world.
Inside the 91-page Spring 2005 Issue:
Classification of Culinary Trends By Stage - Where are They Now?
Chef’s Council® Feature Article
Wharf Research Study
Profile of Basque Cuisine