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Channel innovation in food

Corona is speeding up digitalization in food. The virus also exposes the vulnerability of food companies in the food service industry. Not surprising, that many companies are reconsidering their sales channels and business models to get more out of their food brand and business. The ultimate moment for channel innovation!   1) Offline > online [...]

2020-04-28T07:35:16+00:00

The Corona effect in food

Suddenly everything has changed. As if somebody has pushed the pause button of mankind. Our unstoppable need for more, faster and further is halted by an invisible force. This affects the way we buy, prepare, eat and experience our food severely. For food companies important to anticipate nearby and future consumer needs. Therefore we developed [...]

2020-05-11T08:46:14+00:00

The footprintarian is coming!

Did you already hear about the footprintarian? This person is not a vegetarian or vegan, but his or her food choices are primarily led by the CO2 emissions caused by the production and distribution of foods and drinks. It is a growing target group and therefore important to understand in-depth when you are a food [...]

2020-03-30T07:59:30+00:00

5 tips for successful food innovation

Food innovation – the journey is as important as the end result Are you responsible for food innovation within your organization? That is is no easy task at this time in which we are dealing with erratic consumer behaviour, demanding customers (retailers), critical colleagues, rapidly developing technology, limited budgets and growing demands in [...]

2020-07-13T08:58:28+00:00

What is Food Design?

Designing is giving meaning to material. And in food design, you can eat or drink part of the material. Shape, taste, texture, smell, sound and colour are the six sensory modalities designers can work with. Giving meaning to the edible and drinkable. In a way that it tells a story or evokes an experience for [...]

2020-07-13T09:04:25+00:00

West Coast food trends

This year we traveled to the West Coast of America for our yearly shot of food inspiration and interesting food trends. In this blog we share some of our key insights on how food and eating are evolving in food minded Seattle and San Francisco. Food trend #1 Informal, high Q eateries Top class chefs [...]

2020-01-16T11:43:01+00:00

What does a food trend watcher do?

A food trend watcher is a specialist who focuses on our changing behaviour in relation to food. The way we buy, cook, eat and experience food and beverages is central to this. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a glass ball to look into the future. So, what does a food trend watcher actually [...]

2020-12-21T09:16:25+00:00

The development a powerful food concept

Of course, a product or dish should be tasty. But today it really takes more than that to be successful in the highly competitive food market. More and more, food and drink has to stand for something and tell a story. Developing a good food concept brings the product or dish to the level of [...]

2020-12-21T09:29:25+00:00

Lets’ solve the plastic packaging problem!

Our vision of a deposit packaging system brought alive by a prototyped mini shelf. Our current packaging system needs to change! The massive amounts of plastic waste should stop. That is the strong desire of many people and companies. Though innovation goes slow. Food producers are struggling to find more eco-friendly packaging solutions. [...]

2020-03-20T13:07:02+00:00

Food trends for 2020

Food by Design continually examines the way we buy, cook, eat and experience our food. When we understand that, it is easier for food brands, formulas, producers and retailers to anticipate and innovate. For 2020, we delightfully share five important food trends for 2020. Curious about the whole story, focused on your category? ... Please [...]

2019-09-05T09:05:35+00:00
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