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Cultivated Meat is Coming to Countries Around the Globe

Tom Rees

Tom Rees

21 Nov 22

In 2013, the world’s first cultivated burger was unveiled at Maastricht University. It cost USD300,000 and took two years to make; the developers went on to form Mosa Meats in 2016. Since 2013, multiple start-ups have joined the fray, and as of mid-2022, an estimated 30-45 were working on cell-cultured food. While many of these start-ups' estimates for product launches have come and gone, in one country (Singapore) it is possible to buy and consume cell-cultured meat - and countries around the world are gearing up to follow suit.

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Essential Items: Willingness to Pay More in Emerging or Developing Markets

Anjali Jain

Anjali Jain

21 Nov 22

Over the last few years, emerging or developing markets have steadily become important pockets of growth for consumer packaged goods companies. To grow further in these markets, this article talks about those consumers who are willing to pay more when purchasing essential items.

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Organic in Europe: Health, Sustainability and Price Sensitivity

Simona Bernatonyte

Simona Bernatonyte

17 Nov 22

Organic product penetration in Europe is facing challenges, that start at the current economic uncertainty and price sensitivity, and continue through the rising popularity of various competing claims. This article discusses what should be the way forward for organic claims to appeal to consumers in Europe.

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Food Beyond The Pandemic: From Thriftiness to the Ultimate Food Experience at Home

Karine Dussimon

Karine Dussimon

16 Nov 22

In 2022 societies have largely reopened, and most people are venturing outside the home again. However, the war in Ukraine and wide economic sanctions on Russia from multiple countries are adding to the aftermath of the pandemic. The cocktail of consequences facing food markets worldwide going forward spans the food supply chain, with various short-, mid- and long-term disruptors to raw materials supply, as well as manufacturing and distribution.

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Four Key Drivers of Consumer Need States

Shane MacGuill

Shane MacGuill

15 Nov 22

What are need states, and why do they matter? Read on to understand the concept, its impact on product development, and crucially, why it cannot be ignored.

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Demergers in Times of Crisis – How Large Corporations Optimise their Business

Ivan Uzunov

Ivan Uzunov

8 Nov 22

In times of crisis, large companies with diverse portfolios are eyeing demerging and divestitures to optimise their core business and redirect their efforts to areas with larger future growth potential.