Special Report: Trends Report 2018

Foods with fun, funky colours are trending, as sharing food through social media channels becomes more important for young consumers.

Research firm Euromonitor shares its three top trend predictions for Australia's snacking, protein and sugar markets in the coming year.

The hemp seed is legal for consumption after decades of prohibition, opening up the floodgates for health food companies.

The trend towards alternative proteins could put pressure on traditional meat products as new developments in health foods keep rolling out.

The push towards healthier snack options is giving way to innovation that extends beyond Australia and into global markets.

The dairy industry is facing big challenges from the dairy alternatives market, according to Rabobank, with further growth predicted for the sector.