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New York Times - milk

Milk and sustainability

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Milk is a widely consumed food. According to Clai, in 2020 in the EU-28 [the data still includes the UK] the annual consumption of animal-derived milk was almost 65kg per-capita, plus in recent years the so-called "plant alternatives" have also grown exponentially. But which "milk" is the most sustainable? Here are some data.
Statista - Bloomberg index

Where innovation is born

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Where does innovation come from? Bloomberg annually publishes a ranking of the most innovative countries, those that can therefore be considered global leaders in research and development, patent activity, high-tech density and so on. Here is the 2021 ranking based on 2020 data.
Statista - turism recovery

We’ll travel again, just not yet

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Few production sectors have been spared from the crisis resulting from the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, but certainly no sector has been affected as much or as hard as tourism, in particular airlines. Even the beginning of 2021 was no time for optimism, thanks to the heavy travel restrictions still in force to try to curb the spread of new coronavirus variants. When will the sector recover? Here are some data and expert opinions.
Datareportal - ecommerce overview

The ecommerce growth

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What will the future of ecommerce look like? What was the impact of Covid-19 on online purchasing? Is the ecommerce market going to maintain the trend it followed during the pandemic? In order to start answering questions like these, Datareportal has collected and interpreted a series of data sourced by Globalwebindex for the first quarter of 2020. Here are some of the interesting findings.
Smart Home

How technology will shape the future of society

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The new technological protagonist of the next few years will certainly be 5G and lots of us are waiting for it. According to Mintel and other accredited research institutes and their projections, 5G will be able to connect 125 billion devices by 2030, and it is expected that this will contribute to the spread of practices that will incorporate elements of virtual and augmented reality in various sectors. Technology is going to shape a different idea of society.
Statista - meat and climate change

Meat, lifestyle and climate change

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Personally, I can be defined as a flexitarian, but I have to say I'm consuming more and more vegan and vegetarian meal while I'm cutting down on meat consumption. Apparently, according to a multitude of research and studies, I'm not alone. This fact has attracted my curiosity, so I started collecting data and insights regarding the meat market and its surroundings. Here are some of my findings.
IKEA - ThisAbles

Inclusive brands: Ikea and the ThisAbles project

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This post highlights one of the reasons why Ikea is one of my favourite brands: it is inclusive, its aim to “create a better everyday life for as many people as possible” is true. In fact I just discovered [with a bit of a delay, I have to admit] Ikea's project named ThisAbles, a project that the furniture brand has developed in collaboration with Milbat and Access Israel in order to allow people with special needs to completely enjoy its products. Read more to know how.
Food trends

Food & Beverage industry trends 2/2

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The study of trends reports created by accredited research institutes for the 2020 leads me to put together a list of consumers' desired features in different industries. Here are my other reflections for the food & drink sector connected to the products variety.
Food and beverage trends

Food & Beverage industry trends 1/2

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Having had a look around trends reports created by accredited research institutes for the 2020, I have put together a list of consumers' desired features in different industries. Here are my findings for the food and beverage sector to implement in their new production's ideas.