YOUR ON TREND, NPD PARTNER
Foodmaker's Exclusive Forecast.Our team of Development Specialists are at the forefront of the flavour creation in Foodmaker. With over 60 years of combined experience within the team, their passion for understanding flavours only grows with their experience. At Foodmaker we have various tools to track, understand and forecast flavours.
What is the aim of this large investment in understanding flavours within the market? To present the headline trends to our customers in a forecast briefing that they can use for their own development and idea generation. This document is produced bi-annually; you can download Winter 2016 and Summer 2017 right now. But there is more...
Many companies provide a forecast document. Where Foodmaker are unique is that we create various seasoning samples ready to send out immediately for you to try the top forecasted flavours in different applications. You can request your sample boxes here.
The examples above change every time you visit this page. We have hundreds of concept and actual recipes in our database. Click here to see our portfolio.
Have Your InputWe love to hear from people all over the world about their experiance of exciting new flavour trends.
If you have seen a flavour you think should appear in our next Forecast magazine, please tell our flavour team now!
Our Bespoke Market Research SoftwareWhilst a number of companies use Mintel as a tool, Foodmaker noticed the it didn't give enough indepth information about sausages & burgers we required to predict flavours accurately; we needed something that had it's finger firmly on the pulse and so FREDA was born.
FREDA is a unique market trends analysis tool developed in house and used only by Foodmaker and our customers. We're building the most comprehensive database in the UK and Ireland showing the launch of new products in the industry.
Spotting the New Trends for Our CustomersFoodmaker's development specialists will interpret the data from FREDA which makes up the majority of our Forecast document.
To enhance and verify our knowledge of the food industry trends, Foodmaker have also partnered with a dedicated market research company who have a network of trend spotters globally. Our forecasts feed from the information from around the world, along with the assistance of a Development Chef, we ensure our customers have the best possible knowledge.
Foodmaker are able to conduct a full presentation on the trends within the market on your site, or for you to visit Foodmaker. Contact us to book a Forecast Presentation, we'll even get you tasting and you may identify the “next big flavour” for your company!
Development ChefWe keep on trend with our team of development chefs that bring the latest foods and tastes right into our lab.
We use various creative cuisine and hospitality trained chefs to create the latest magical dishes that are trending just now.
Our latest chef session highlighted that the following trends:
ProvenanceSeasonings are often the most important ingredients in worldwide cuisine; by imparting their essential zesty flavours, they create the depth of taste that ultimately determines the success of any finished dish.
As seasoned pioneers, the authenticity integrity of all our seasonings is of utmost importance to us. As such, we set out to source the outstanding ingredients of genuine importance to us.
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