food

A robot that needs FOOD to survive – boffins develop droid which…

Bristol University’s Robotics Laboratory has developed the ‘soft’ robot which feeds on living organisms, can digest them, and even ‘die’ at the end of its lifespan. The robot, which is water-based,…

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Danone Forum for Sustainable Food – FOODIES & TECHIES…

On June 28, Danone hosted its Food Forum, sponsored by celebrity chef Thierry Marx. The speakers on this intensive day of speeches and discussions included researchers studying changes in eating habits,…

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Toward a circular economy in food

The French food and water company Danone has a history of environmental awareness. In this interview (McKinsey Quarterly) with McKinsey partner Clarisse Magnin, CEO Emmanuel Faber discusses his commitment…

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A Chair to invent the cuisine of the future

The purpose of a Chair partnered by Danone at the Université Paris-Sud in France is to dream up the cuisine of the future.

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How people feed themselves in science fiction movies?

Our diet says a lot about us and the world we live in. That’s why science fiction regularly tackles the subject of food and shows us ways of eating that can be surprising – and sometimes just downright…

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Taste is also learned

Our food preferences are largely determined by our very first sensory experiences, from our mother's womb to our first meals.

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New exhibition in London: “Cravings: can your food control you?”

A new exhibition at the London Science Museum, sponsored by Danone Ltd in the UK is exploring what drives our appetites, our desire for the food we like and our cravings. From 12 February 2015 to 1 January…

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Danone and Mars launch £79m fund for smallholder farmers

Fund will prioritise key crops including vanilla, cocoa, sugar and palm oil, but Oxfam says multinationals need to improve everyday dealings with smallholders

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Éric Ipavec: “It is one of the most beautiful experiences I have…

Meet Grameen Danone Foods’ new General Manager: Éric Ipavec, a man passionate about combining social and business impacts and the human dimension of his work.

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These solar-powered delivery trikes make local food truly sustainable

Your organic, local produce is all well and good. But when it's delivered to your corner store by diesel truck, that's kind of a problem.

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