- A third would sample jellyfish crisps, compared to 60% who weren’t prepared to snack on the sea creature. Despite being created by scientists and its associated sustainability credentials, 96% thought jellyfish crisps were only a fad.
- Not something that just exists in the lab, cheese tea has been tried by only 1% of people, while 31% said they would be open to slurping down the beverage. However, 86% of people didn’t think it would find a foothold in the UK.
- Australian creation the Donug – a cross between a chicken nugget and doughnut – appealed to two-thirds of those surveyed, but 62%considered it a flash in the pan.
- That doesn’t mean Brits aren’t behind food mash-ups. Two-thirds thought the tacro – a fusion of a taco and croissant – would stick around for the long haul. It was also the most popular option with 82% of those surveyed happy to eat it.
- On the insect side of things, 86% would not sip on some cockroach milk, although there were still some brave souls (9%) prepared to try it.
- Insect ice cream didn’t fare much better either:76% of people were unwillingly to consider it as a new dessert option. For 93% of people, cockroach milk was just a fad, while 86% felt the same about insect ice cream.
- Lotus root crisps piqued interest with 66% of people, though only 2% had actually sampled the snack. It also had a more positive future with 52% of people convinced it could last.
- A boost of veg with the morning beverage, broccoli coffee split the crowd. Around 44% were open to trying it and 48% were not interested. However, 74% considered this innovation a fad.
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