Entries by Dr. Morgaine Gaye

Space

An increase in new sci-fi driven visuals, explorations on Mars and space flights to the moon reinvigorate notions of getting off the earth. Space food, space travel and space clothing point towards the desire for a new future and a sense of ‘cool futurism.

Survival

Tough economic times have given rise to a new way of thinking and behaving. The continuing challenges of unexpected weather conditions, global energy concerns, extreme political groups, asylum seekers and shifts in geo-political power all contribute to a new sense of survival and a need for us to manage in difficult times.

Textures

The focus is on mouthfeel, imprinted foods, embossed coatings and multiple textures in one. New surface textures and ways to create texture, in and on food, will start to be more commonplace with extruding and food ink printing onto edibles. Consumers want fun ways to personalise their edible creations.

Fermentation

With the need to preserve foods and preserve ourselves, fortication comes to the attention of the population more this year. As a way to preserve and fortify food, fermentation has been used in many cultures for increasing the beneficial bacteria and nutrients in foods such as vegetables, alcohol, milk products and vinegar, for centurie

Specialty Diets

Valentine’s Day is a time for indulgence, sweet treats and rewarding that special someone. Make some delicious cakes and bakes that are going to leave a lasting impression, or an irresistible limited edition product range for impulse purchase temptation.