The Future Of Food: Products, Industry Changes, And More We’ll See In 2030

Researchers, visionaries, and dietitians predict that the ever-growing population of the world will have dire effects on the future of the food industry. Already we see advancements in GMO and 3D printing technology when it comes to the industry. So, looking forward to 2030, it’s a safe assumption that new products are going to make their way to the grocery store shelves.

Environmentally-friendly food sources such as insects and algae are going to become the new snacking norm, while cultured meat will grace the butcher counter. Keep reading to learn what some professionals believe is in store for the food industry come 2030.

Insects Are High In Nutrients

Insects Are High In Nutrients
Eric-Paul-Pierre PASQUIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images
Eric-Paul-Pierre PASQUIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, two billion people around the world are already eating insects. So, it’s not out of the realm of possibilities that more of the world’s population will be including the critters into their daily diets.

Although it might sound strange to eat insects, such as worms, cockroaches, and grasshoppers, they are actually full of rich nutrients, high in fat, protein, vitamins, mineral content, and fiber. Not to mention, it’s more environmentally friendly to consume insects than livestock. Some even taste like foods we’re used to, such as bacon, fish, and even apples.