Food & Drink (183)
Don't go cracking this good egg
Eggy is a new product that essentially puts eggs in a can. Produced in Italy, the canister contains six beaten eggs ready to be sprayed in a pan. The product is said to save time and guarantee that you will never come back home with broken eggs in your shopping bag. Unlike boxed eggs, Eggy does not have an expiration date and can be kept unrefrigerated for up to six months.
Why it matters
While some consumers may have doubts about a product such as this one, is the future of FMCG and regular commodities simply about reframing how they are presented to make them more convenient and practical?
Bacardi-Martini, Diageo, Pernot Ricard and Prime Drinks have united to take part in the launch of a new site www.bebacomcabeca.pt. The website is designed to act as a platform for consumers to explore their attitudes and relationships with alcohol, as well as learning about the effects of drinking and the current legislation regarding its sale and consumption.
The fruit juice brand Tropicana has illustrated the energy value of its product by setting up a billboard made of oranges in the centre of Paris. A chemical reaction powered by the oranges provides the electricity for a neon sign on the billboard displaying “Natural Energy”. The science behind the operation was relayed through a viral video on the Internet.