From Edible QR Codes to Edible Soil: A Roundup of 21 Food Trends for 2014

Foodable WebTV Network | Photo Credit: Thomas Jackson/Getty Images

Foodable WebTV Network | Photo Credit: Thomas Jackson/Getty Images

An innovation and research firm that advises on emerging trends and products for large food & hospitality brands has recently unveiled a lengthy lineup of what we can expect in 2014.

According to The Guardian, these predictions include everything from tech-forward food methods, including – get this! – holographic chefs. While we recently reported on an interactive cooktop being displayed at CES, which features social components like web browsing for recipes and tutorials, the idea behind holographic chefs is just that: providing tutorials from your favorite top chefs. In your own home kitchen.

On the less eccentric end, predictions include smart knives, which claim the ability to check levels of harmful bacteria, and chia pods, which have several health benefits. Read More