The food forecasters are at it again, predicting the next big vegetables and sweets, cuisines and causes.

If you're the sort of person who uses the annual avalanche of food and drink predictions as an

Country of the year: Japan

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Cause of the year: The planet

Colour of the year: Blue

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And the rest