Lifestyle and Food Consumption: the Influence of Food-Trends Cover Image

Életstílust kifejező ételfogyasztás, a food-trendek hatása
Lifestyle and Food Consumption: the Influence of Food-Trends

Author(s): Mária Törőcsik
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Korunk Baráti Társaság
Keywords: food trends; lifestyle; fast food culture; value orientation

Summary/Abstract: Foods communicate and we communicate with foods, with other words food expresses lifestyle. Because some aspects of eating might be made visible, we might form opinion about the given social circumstances. Eating in a fast food restaurant, or drinking coffee in a café, all belong to the visible part of eating. Our choices are influenced by trends, which beside altering our lives, influence our decisions. In this article the author presents those food trends which provide signs about our lifestyle within the dimensions of life’s pace and value orientation.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 12
  • Page Range: 58-65
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Hungarian