No longer just a term for a food-obsessed minority, foodies are everywhere.
In fact, loving food has become so mainstream that nearly half of Americans who go to restaurants describe themselves as foodies, according to a recent Mintel survey. Among those ages 25 to 34, the portion shoots even higher to 68 percent.
To find the most cutting-edge and tried-and-true gifts for the foodies on your gift list, CNBC turned to top people in the industry — from top restaurant chefs to food-focused start-up executives — for their best gift ideas.
Click ahead to browse more than 40 gift ideas for your favorite foodies.
— By CNBC's Katie Little
Published 18 Nov 2015