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
One of the biggest champagne producers in Russia, Abrau-Durso has become an official partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. The brand plans to launch new bottle designs dedicated to Sochi 2014.
A UK fruit grower was left stunned when he found a golden delicious apple on his tree split exactly half green, half red down the middle. The fruit's striking colouring is thought to be caused by a random genetic mutation. Apparently experts are now looking at the possibility of replicating this mutation with a view to developing an apple that offers consumers two flavours for the price of one.