There are many trends The Food Channel reports on that fit within both the consumer world and the foodservice world, but in slightly different ways. This would be one of them. There is a huge increase in technology in food. For consumers we are seeing an increase in the Appetite for Food Apps (as seen in the Top Ten Food Trends for 2011 we predicted in late 2010) and in foodservice, technology is moving to the front of the house. Check out this video from Mintel International to see how different segments are using the technology and the advantages.