President and CEO of Godrej Industries Ltd. Shri. Nadir Godrej presented the fifth edition of the Godrej Food Trends Report in the presence of Indian culinary veterans. Launched as an annual event in 2018, the Godrej Food Trends Report 2022 brings together more than 200 thinkers, including celebrity chefs, home chefs, health professionals and business chefs, sommeliers, food producers, who shared insights on his skills. in their respective fields.
What does the report say?
- Rediscovery of culture- It is estimated that 55.6 percent of the kitchen panels have a growing tendency among people to rediscover their original culture through diet. In this context, according to the 50.8% panel of experts, people who are curious about culinary cultures will experiment with cuisines other than their own.
- Afternoon snack – With health being a high priority, the panel estimates that there will be a demand for millet-based snacks at 55.6%.
- dine in – Home delivery is likely to increase. More than 80 percent of the panel estimate that consumers will trust food delivery from trusted sources.
- go out to dinner – Eating healthy foods will affect the recipes selected on the restaurant menu. The 50 percent panel selected Highland Indian cuisine, while the 48.4 percent panel predicted the use of Northeast cuisine.
- Healthy hygiene and lifestyle – The focus will be on food safety in 2022. About 70.8 percent of the panel prioritized the need for clean and healthy packaged meats and seafood from trusted sources. The 45 percent panel estimates an increase in the active use of household products for pest control, hygiene and sanitation.
- dietary maid– In 2022, fat intake and dietary changes will be the subject of a major debate. It is estimated that more than 80% of our panels use unrefined, cold-pressed oils. The gourmet panel premium is projected to increase by 71 percent.
- desserts- It is estimated that 61.7% of the panel’s healthy desserts will be included in the menu of food at home and dinners out. 57.4% of the panel estimate that the moderate consumption of desserts will be a priority. In the case of Indian sweets, more than 40 percent of the panel estimate a growing trend towards traditional and regional Indian sweets and confectionery, and 50 percent of the panel estimate the popularity of the industry’s gourmet products (a high-end alternative to traditional Indian sweets).
- Beverages– Gourmet Indian coffee is booming in India. Some 70 percent of the panel of experts estimate that the top priority in the non-alcoholic beverage segment will be Indian gourmet coffee by 2022, while more than 50 percent of the panel estimate that original Indian coffee/tea brands are popular. .
- Food Studies- More than 55 percent of the panel estimate that people will prefer to showcase their culinary heritage, while 64.1 percent will major in specialized skills in occupational hospitality programs (e.g., wine majors, micrology, breeds, etc.) .
Speaking about the Godrej Food Trends Report, Godrej CEO and Chief Brand Officer Tanya Dubash said: “I am delighted to present the 2022 Collector’s Edition of the Godrej Food Trends Report. The aim is to bring together the best thinkers in the food industry and collaborate on emerging trends in the food industry.
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He further said: “According to the findings, the year 2022 will be known for healthy eating. Some of the other big trends that have emerged are the rediscovery of our original cuisine, support from locals and pride in all things Indian. The approach It will be in building a deeper connection with the traditional diet, the inner skills in cooking methods and the diet that you are consuming.
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Rushina Manshaw Ghidial, CEO of Perfect Bite Consulting and Curator Editor of Godrej Foods Trends Report 2022, said: The epidemic has upended the global food industry. But the epidemic has also been a catalyst for the future of Indian cuisine, both domestically and globally. The shift in perceptions of Indian cuisine around the world is compounded by its complexity, as seen in the report’s new Global Review section.”
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He further said: “2022 will be a year of recognition of culinary heritage and pride in our kitchen.” We have noted that culinary research will have a high priority and the new food studies department intends to prepare a report on this. But what makes this collector’s edition of Godrej Food Trends Report 2022 so special is the series of culinary deep dives you can see in each section. In this series of images and information, you will find many topics that have been discussed extensively in the last 5 years and these topics are: increasing desi vegetables, eating chicken, Indian fruits, tomato sauces, sweets.