For more than 15 years Dr. Sloan has served as a contributing editor and the monthly consumer trends columnist for Food Technology magazine. She conceived, initiated and has authored Food Technology's State-of the Industry Reports including the bi-annual Top 10 Consumer Trends series; Top 10 Functional Food Trends, Restaurant State-of-the-Industry Reports, What America Eat?, the Demographic Re-direction series and the Natural Product Marketplace reports.
Since 2009, Sloan Trends has authored the Getting Ahead of the Curve feature in Nutraceuticals World magazine which focuses on up-and-coming health and wellness trends, markets and ingredients based on our TrendSense™ Predictive Model. We also prepare a bi-annual Up-and-Coming Markets cover story for Nutraceuticals World as well as other articles on key hot industry issues, e.g., supplement forms.
As a contributing editor to Flavor & The Menu magazine, we've shared our insights with the foodservice/restaurant community since the publication began and have contributed articles to QSR magazine as well.
Dr. Sloan has written over 400 articles on consumer trends and food/nutrition marketing; co-authored two college textbooks on nutrition and served as trends/marketing columnist for Food Business, Food Engineering, Processed Prepared Foods and Food Product Development magazine.