Food Trends 2014: Ugly Food – Fruits & Vegetables with character – no waste

Food with little Beauty mistakes, ‘nasty’ blemishes & out of the pseudo looking-good ideal: crooked cucumbers to hunched banana and knobbly potatoes, three-legged carrots as heart-shaped apples, oversized beets, radishes busted, scarred zucchini, unsightly to hideous food – smell & taste good and are a shame to sort out to throw away as waste
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see also: Food Trends – from Bio to Vegan
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Food-Stores, who sell Ugly Food:
Ugly Fruits
Ünique (Coop) with a photo contests
Culinary Misfits


Vegetables to Fruits as TV Stars:
Captain Vegetable (superhero on Sesame Street)
Fruits & Vegetables characters
VeggieTales characters
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Future-Trend(factor)-Rating & Ranking (T-Rex): 8 of 10 stars
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Trend Awards (TA) for “Trends 2014-2016”
Future Awards (ZA) for “Megatrends 2014-2024”
Trendscout (TA Bachelor) / Futurist (FU Master)
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How will be 2014 to 2024?

Robots 2014-2020: M-Blocks | MIT

The M-Blocks (Smart Sand, Robot Pebbles) are swarm robots by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a electric motor each inside, who can build e.g. a bridge … – only let them go, climb, roll, jump… they are magnetic and so can connect as blocks, moduls,…
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Future-Trend(factor)-Rating & Ranking (T-Rex): 6 of 10 stars
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Trend Awards (TA) for “Trends 2014-2016”
Future Awards (ZA) for “Megatrends 2014-2024”
Trendscout (TA Bachelor) / Futurist (FU Master)
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How will be 2014 to 2024?