Food & Drink (183)
A taste of nostalgia
Austrian drinks manufacturer Almdudler has been producing the lemonade of the same name for over 50 years. The brand has recently launched a special retro edition can featuring the original 1957 design.
Why it matters
This move suggests a strategy aiming to acknowledge the renewed importance of comfortable and trusted brands to consumers in these complicated and uncertain times. Will this re-emergence of retro replace the recent preference for experimenting with new and novelty endeavours? Will other brands follow?
14. October 2009
Mymuesli is a web-based company that allows consumers to custom-mix cereal online and order it delivered direct to their door. Customers compile their dream muesli from 70 organic ingredients.
Scientists and university students have developed a 3D food printer. The printer follows commands issued from a computer which only requires three bits of info: the shape of the food, building instructions and food material description. A 3D printer is already in use at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and is projected to be in homes within the next 5 years.