How Grocery “Happy Hour” is combatting food waste

How Grocery “Happy Hour” is combatting food waste

HELSINKI, Finland — “Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial. Nobody is here for drinks or a good time. They’re looking for a steep discount on a slab of pork. Or a...
Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

Attention to reducing food waste at the household level is growing globally with an extensive body of research quantifying its impacts. Thirty three percent of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted around the world. In the United States, 30–40 percent...
There are big opportunities in the era of Femtopia

There are big opportunities in the era of Femtopia

Silicon Valley has been ridiculed for its infamous culture of “Brotopia.” But major cultural shifts are ushering in an era of Femtopia. The term Brotopia en capsulates the chauvinistic and fratty culture (often disguised as a “meritocracy”) amplified by some Silicon...
After 10 years of rapid growth – what does organic mean today?

After 10 years of rapid growth – what does organic mean today?

Organic food means many different things to many people. Some point to organic certification as the gold standard to reducing the environmental impacts of farming while ensuring that farmers make a living wage. Some see it as a healthier way to eat. Still others see...
5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip to the store and when a burger was only made with beef.  As consumers demand more transparent, convenient, and efficient ways to shop for, cook, and eat food,...
Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box

Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box

Recently, Food Tank, Seeds & Chips, and Mondelēz International co-hosted a panel in Milan, Italy, featuring Danielle Gould, Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect; Pashon Murray, Founder of Detroit Dirt; and Brigette Wolf, Global Head of SnackFutures Innovation...
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