55.6% predict millet-based snacks to be in demand: Godrej Report


Over 50% of food experts in India foresee people rediscover their cultural roots through food, reveals ‘Godrej Food Trends Report 2022’

The fifth edition of the food trends report by Godrej was unveiled by Nadir Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej Industries Limited in the presence of who’s who of the culinary space in India recently.

Started as an annual initiative in 2018, Godrej Foods Trends Report 2022 – Collector’s Edition, saw the coming together of over 200+ thought leaders that included celebrity chefs, home chefs, professional chefs, food bloggers, health professionals, media professionals, mixologists, nutritionists, restaurateurs, sommeliers, food producers, and more, all of whom shared deep insights about their respective areas of expertise.

Some key findings that have emerged for 2022 are- 55.6% of the culinary panel predict a growing desire amongst people to rediscover cultural roots through food; With health in sharp focus, 55.6% predict millet-based snacks will be in demand; Home Delivery is set to soar; Eating for wellness will drive cuisine choices on restaurant menus; Food safety will be in focus in 2022; Consumption and rotation of fats in the diet will be an important conversation in 2022.

The report also revealed that 61.7% of the panel predict desserts with healthier claims will prevail, in-home and on dining out menus; India has woken up to Gourmet Indian coffee; and More than 55% panel see people investing in documenting culinary heritage while 64.1% of professionals will invest in super-specialisation in hospitality programs (eg. specialisation in Wines, Mixology, Breads, etc.)



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