One of the very many problems made worse by the pandemic is the issue of plastic waste. Before this crisis unfolded, the world was making some headway in terms of solutions to tackle the amount of plastic waste we generate, particularly single-use plastic – with consumer participation and encouragement. Unfortunately, and perhaps understandably, plastic pollution and its … [Read more...] about The Arrival of Sustainable Plant Based Packaging
A few days ago, I chanced upon a company called SquarEat that appears to answer the age-old question, “how do you make eating food less of a chore?” The Miami-based company, started in June 2021, has “created a new concept of food” – squares made by blending ingredients, molding them into 50-gram ready-to-eat squares, and delivering them home as meal boxes or as part of a … [Read more...] about Modular Squared Foods: Startups That Are Shrinking Food
Lab-grown food, once relegated to the space of science fiction, has now become a very real and feasible part of the future of food production and consumption. Lab-to-fork Has Arrived The pandemic has made all of us rethink our food choices, especially when it comes to meat consumption. According to Spoonshot, interest in meat consumption has dropped by 50% in the last … [Read more...] about Lab-Grown Food: The Ultimate Guide
I’m going to let you in on a dirty little secret: I’m pretty ambivalent on GMOs. There are days I think they ought to be banned, and then there are days when I think they may be the solution to world hunger. I bring up GMOs for a couple of reasons. One, October is non-GMO month and you’ve probably seen indications of this in your local supermarket (or online store, more … [Read more...] about OMG! There’s an alternative to GMOs
Looking for food and beverage analytics companies to supercharge your product development decisions leveraging external data? Start here. The food and beverage (F&B) industry is one of the most dynamic sectors in the world, constantly having to innovate to keep up with consumer demands for something new and exciting. Market research has always been an important starting … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Use Food & Beverage Analytics
I’m super excited and proud to announce the public launch of the Spoonshot platform today. It’s a hub for those responsible for front-end innovation at food & beverage companies who need to identify upcoming trends and opportunities. It’s a world of exploration, a source of inspiration, and a center of ideation. We’ve gone from an idea, which was originally to build an … [Read more...] about And We Have Liftoff!
By Appunni M, DevOps & Product Engineer Building applications in the cloud is the new fad among the geeks of the 21st century. All those new DevOps Engineers and Full Stack Developers out there bringing their creativity to life. It’s like dreaming in the cloud, but it's not always a pleasant experience if you do not look out for those grave dangers of the cloud. You could … [Read more...] about Misadventures Of Being Open In The Cloud