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From kombucha to mochi: shopping with a Millennial

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Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Author:
Julian Mellentin

The world’s biggest cities are magnets for internationally-mobile, highly-educated people like Russian-born Ksenia, aged 27, who lived in Norway and Italy before moving to London three years ago. Food explorers like Ksenia – who is trying to eat healthily “without obsessing about it” – have driven the fragmentation of markets and the emergence of new […]

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Bread, milk, meat good or bad for the gut? Survey reveals consumers’ confusion

Posted on:
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Consumers are confused about what foods are good for digestive health, a new survey by consultancy New Nutrition Business reveals. The number of people who believe bread, meat and milk are good for digestion is almost equal to the number of people who believe they are bad. The survey asked 3,000 people from the UK, […]

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Unilever joins the plant-based burger frenzy

Posted on:
Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Unilever is staking a claim in the plant-based meat alternatives gold-rush, acquiring a quirky brand for an undisclosed sum. De Vegetarische Slager (translation: The vegetarian butcher) is a Dutch plant-based meat alternatives company which started with one store in 2010. By 2017, the brand was available in more than 4,000 stores in 15 countries, including […]

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