How a Sharing Economy can Chomp Down on Food Waste

How a Sharing Economy can Chomp Down on Food Waste

It is one of the worst kept secrets of the conventional foodscape: waste. Given our collective glorification of efficiency, it is frankly startling just how wasteful we are when it comes to what and how we eat. A recent report by attorneys in the Harvard Food Law and...
Can Robots Make Food That Tastes Better?

Can Robots Make Food That Tastes Better?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how robots will change the world of restaurants, and it’s no wonder; with everything from fully robotic restaurants to food robot unicorns, it’s easy to imagine that it won’t be long before the machines take over. While much of...
Agrifood – the $8 Trillion Industry that’s Worth your Salt

Agrifood – the $8 Trillion Industry that’s Worth your Salt

Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation of food, and investors are beginning to acquire the taste, too. Early-stage investment in agrifood tech startups...
Sustainable Development Goals are in the Hands of Millennials

Sustainable Development Goals are in the Hands of Millennials

Unlike the Millenium Development Goals, which were developed in a closed session among UN officials, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the result of an extraordinary consultation that involved representatives from 70 countries and nearly 7 million...
PepsiCo Fights for Protein with Health Warrior Acquisition

PepsiCo Fights for Protein with Health Warrior Acquisition

PepsiCo purchased Health Warrior, a brand of plant-based, protein-dense bars, mixes and snacks, for an undisclosed amount, the company announced on 31 October. Health Warrior is the first brand that will be part of its new innovation program, The Hive, which focuses...
How Private Label Candy Wins with Consumers

How Private Label Candy Wins with Consumers

From Aldi to Amazon, private label products seem to be the recipe for success in today’s grocery market. However, there is one notable sector where this formula for success has yet to grab the imagination of the consumer and topple the dominance of name brands: candy....
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