Dr Morgaine Gaye
Dr Morgaine Gaye looks at food and eating from a social, cultural, economic, trend, branding and geo-political perspective. Her work involves running ideation sessions, consulting to food companies, developing new products and ideas; writing articles/ trend reports for PR and ad agencies; giving public, university and corporate lectures on specific food trends, developing new ideas for food-related TV and radio programmes and doing research on all elements of the eating experience from mouth-feel and texture to olfactory perception.
She consults to leading blue chip food companies and manufacturers, delivering bespoke trend briefings and NPD ideation.
Her academic research papers have been published in a number of journals. She is a guest university lecturer in UK and Sweden and is on the reviewing panel for the International Food Design Conference, an academic journal.
She is currently writing a book ‘A Taste of Things to Come’ about future food trends and why they matter.