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Food and drink trends to watch out for

The British designer, manufacturer, and retailer of kitchens Wren Kitchens has collaborated with food futurist Tony Hunter of Future Cubed to find out which food and beverage trends to watch out for in 2020. The trends are listed below (with comments by Wren Kitchens): Meat/Plant Products: hybrid/blended products that deliver …

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Scarlet Opus to talk trends at Exclusively Shows

Trend forecasting agency Scarlet Opus will be returning to this year’s co-located London shows Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical, to provide insights into trends that it forecasts will influence the homeware sector over the next 18 months. Scarlet Opus works with retailers, manufacturers, interior designers, architects and the world’s press …

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Mintel announces three food and drink trends for 2019

Market research company Mintel has revealed three trends which it forecasts will lead global food and drink innovation in 2019 and beyond. Jenny Zegler, associate director of Mintel Food & Drink, said sustainability, health and wellness, and convenience will inspire formulation, packaging, marketing and more in the years to come: …

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Hobbycraft predicts craft trends for 2019

Dirty Pouring, pyrography, calligraphy, candle making and wabi-sabi are set to be big trends in crafting next year, according to Hobbycraft. The specialist arts and crafts chain has revealed that Dirty Pouring – an art which involves mixing more than one paint colour in the same container before adding (or …

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Top Drawer reveals Spring/Summer 2018 trends

Organiser Clarion Events has revealed some of the trends which will be showcased at next week’s London trade show Top Drawer. The Spring/Summer 2018 edition of the exhibition will be held from Sunday January 14 to Tuesday January 16 at Olympia. Some 1,500 UK and international brands will be exhibiting …

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John Lewis gives a sneak peek into the nation’s kitchens

In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report, the department store group has taken a look back at its kitchenware sales over the past year. The findings are based on shopping data over 12 months, from August 2016 to September 2017. For British kitchens, the key theme …

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Top Drawer reveals style trends

London trade show Top Drawer has identified five aesthetic trends across the Home, Gift, Fashion and Craft sectors of its Autumn/Winter edition, which will be held next month. The exhibition’s organiser Clarion Events said: ‘Each trend is reflected through a range of products across all the sectors, so buyers can …

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Sainsbury’s predicts Bake Off trends

With the return of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ round the corner, Sainsbury’s has forecast five food trends that it expects to hit our screens from episode one. The supermarket chain’s predictions are: 1.Alternative sugars: ‘Those in the know are opting for alternative sugars such as coconut and date syrup, …

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