We eat every day, yet become more and more disconnected from the meaning of words in the food industry and agriculture. To use precise language when talking about food is seen as a way of betraying the experience and forming it into a foodie experience. Foodie experiences are often seen as elite status improving endeavors. But what do we really need to know about the language of food? And shouldn’t we all be more informed eaters? When it comes to the future of food, sustainability is a hot button issue. As concerns for the ecology of food production environments rise, more and more attention will be paid to the science and details of food.