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The colourful Instagram food trends we can't stop double tapping.

Whether it’s a delicious breakfast, a batch of cookies or Mum’s spaghetti bolognese, we all love to Instagram our food.

Uploading our food snaps has become so commonplace, one company has designed a plate for this very specific purpose.

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While you may think that’s taking things a little too far, even the biggest cynics can’t deny the latest Instagram food trend is captivating.

It’s called ‘food gradients’, and it can make even the plainest vegetable look like a piece of pop art.

(Image via Instagram.)

Food gradients involves carefully organising food according to the progression of its colour. Photographer Britanny Wright has gained an Instagram following of more than 90,000 people, thanks to her beautiful, colourful posts — anyone whose personality has ever been described as 'anal retentive' will enjoy the order and precision on display.

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Click through the gallery to see more of Brittany Wright's incredible photos. (Post continues after gallery.)

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If that wasn't enough of a colour explosion for you, here's another food phenomenon brought to light by design studio Lernert & Sander. They're called 'food cubes' and again, we can't tear our eyes away.

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Designers cut various types of foods into two- point-five centimetre cubes, and here's the dizzying result:

(Image via Instagram.)

So, yes — scrolling through a million pictures of your friends' brunches every Sunday morning might get annoying after a while, but it's images like these that truly define 'Instagram porn'.

Of course, our food shots would be nothing without their hashtags...

Top 10 food hashtags for 2015.

According to BookCulinaryVacations, the top 10 food trends for 2015 are:

1. #foodporn

2. #recipe

3. #cooking

4. #cook

5. #healthy

6. #recipes

7. #yummy

8. #health

9. #instafood

10. #delicious

What do you think of Insta-food?

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