|Description||Social guide about the origins of foods|
GourmetOrigins.com is a map-based online social guide that helps food enthusiasts discover the origins of high quality foods and share experiences about them.
GourmetOrigins.com is based on the social experience around the discovery of quality foods and has been designed to provide a intuitive and uncluttered navigation experience that facilitates the discovery of foods and entices visitors to build and share their own personal online â€œfoodieâ€ experience.
The site is structured around the following elements:
GourmetOrigins.com provides the following benefits to the foodie community as well as to small high quality food producers:
Provides a solution to the fragmentation of information in the regional food sector, with GourmetOrigins.com you can visualize the “long-tail” of speciality foods. The map-based visual interface allows users to quickly get an snapshot of where and by whom is a certain food being made.
Helps producers differentiate their produce by highlighting those features that make their produce unique. Food makers have a platform to tell the stpry of their company and products while reaching a highly segmented public.
Enhanced product traceability. GourmetOrigins.com users can track each product to its very origin and literally see where the product is coming from, how is it made and who makes it. GourmetOrigin.com also makes it easier to plan producer or tasting trips.
Users can build their own personal food and wine diary, to keep track of foods and wines, rate, comment and share them. By sharing, the discovery and tasting experience becomes social.