Trends we spotted this week – week 20


At the redaction of Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week among others, an article about sneakair who made a shoe which can help you find your way, getting high in Amsterdam with cannabis chocolates and a DIY kit to make your own wine! Perfect for the winelovers! If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading!

Bring on the Swedish meatballs

Fans of Ikea’s Swedish meatballs from paris will have the opportunity to try out their own dishes at the pop up restaurant from ikea. According to Le Figaro, the Scandinavian store plans to launch a chef-driven pop-up restaurant in Paris’s upscale Le Marais neighborhood this summer. The restaurant, called Krogen, will challenge amateur chefs to prepare a three-course meal that costs no more than $11.40 per customer and integrates Ikea cafeteria items into the menu.

Fashionable Food Illustrations

Edgar Artis is an illustrator that draws intricate fashion garment designs, but instead of opting for classic art materials he uses food to form the clothing. Examples are skirts made of fries with a top made of ketchup or a dress made from kiwi. Press the link for more examples!

English tea brand promotes their tea in a special way

PG Tips created a floating sculpture and sent it down the Thames. The two-storey sculpture was made from more than 110,000 fabricated green tea leaves and depicts a happy green monkey enjoying a cup of PG Tips green tea.

Sneakair will help you find the way

If you are on holiday you probably want to go to some nice restaurants. You use google maps to find your way but you can hardly enjoy the surroundings. Sneakair has a remedy for that: A device in your shoe which connects your phone with Bluetooth and points you the way through small vibration sensors. If you need to go to the right your right shoe will vibrate.

Getting high in Amsterdam is possible with cannabis chocolates

Murat Hatipoglu and Laura van der Zee, the owners of Mum chocolates in Amsterdam sell cannabis chocolates in their chocolatier. The chocolates are made from organic cocoa coming from Peru and cannabis as THC or CBD, and it’s also possible that there’s iron or calcium in it. Each bonbon therefore contains more than just chocolate.

DIY kit for true wine lovers

The Brew Kit is a DIY kit to make your own wine and is packed with everything you need to make one liter of wine. This kit is for sale for $ 100 and offers wine drinkers the ability to create wine just like their favorite flavor. A perfect DIY kit for wine lovers!

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