Vertical Farms run by Robots: The Future of Indoor Agriculture

Vertical Farms run by Robots: The Future of Indoor Agriculture

Back in the good old days, farming was easy. Throw some seeds in the ground, keep it watered, pray to your preferred deity to spare your crops from pestilence and wait for harvest season. But with the global population closing in on 7 billion mouths to feed, humanity...
Can Virtual Reality Make Food Taste Better?

Can Virtual Reality Make Food Taste Better?

A Cornell University study has shown that even VR environments can change our perception of taste. If you order a lasagne while dining al fresco in Italy, it’s probably going to seem to taste better than eating an identical lasagne on a plastic tray in a...
6 Technologies That Could Shake The Food World

6 Technologies That Could Shake The Food World

Printed meals, edible bar codes and facial-recognition technology for cows, a machine that prints chicken nuggets, fake shrimp made out of algae and edible coverings that keep fruit fresh are among the innovations transforming the food industry. These inventions...
Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCo’s CEO

Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCo’s CEO

One of the world’s most influential women in business and most prominent female CEO, and PepsiCo’s fifth CEO in its 41-year history, Indra Nooyi, is stepping down after more than a decade at the helm. She will be handing over to Ramon Laguarta, a 22-year PepsiCo...
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