Food & Drink (183)
Scrap is ready!
“cucinaeco.wordpress.com” is a blog talking about a new ecological way of eating: cooking nothing but the scraps and baking them in the dishwasher (well closed in a jar).
Why it matters
Is this a way of transforming garbage into something useful, making people more conscious about how much waste they produce daily? What if brands made their products long-lasting, giving people advice about the re-utilisation or recycling of their products?
Danone have opened their first brand retail shop in Barcelona, dedicated to promoting healthy diet and lifestyle habits. There is a branded tasting area inside the shop, where visitors can taste the product in several combinations. There is also a healthy food restaurant that features the product, a museum area showcasing the product’s history, a merchandising area, and two rooms where talks on nutrition and good eating habits take place.
McDonald’s is actually testing waited table service in 50 of its French restaurants. If the trial is convincing, this service may become a nationwide practice by 2012. It will be available in Mc Cafés and for customers using the order terminals in restaurants. The aim is to avoid queues and to adapt to French gastronomic habits.