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Research

Soon Soon Soon

Testing the agriculture of tomorrow at MIT

Caleb Harper is the director of MIT’s Media Lab Open Agriculture, an open source site dedicated to the agriculture of the future and which is managed by research teams at MIT. Teams from France’s Soon Soon Soon had the chance to meet up with him recently. Read more →

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Studies

Burgers: Quick to eat but not cheap!

Burgers, which can be found on the menu of 75% of the restaurants in France and had 1.19 billion units sold in 2015, cost on average 11.58 euros in France, according to a study led by Gira Conseil as part of the expo EquipHotel. (Article in French)Read more →

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Tech

Touring the horizon of Foodtech’s start-ups

Following the summer demise of Take Eat Easy, the Foodtech market could seem to be loosing steam. And yet, Dupont Lewis, who works in branding and marketing for food professions, has created an infographic that presents the different start-ups of France’s Foodtech; and oh how many there are! (Article in French)Read more →

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Genetics

The Dolly legacy: Are you eating cloned meat?

Two decades after Scotland’s Dolly the sheep became the first cloned mammal, consumers may well wonder whether they are drinking milk or eating meat from cookie-cutter cows or their offspring. The simple answer: “probably”. The fact is, there is no way to know for sure,…
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Innovation

SmartFood Paris: First Round

Following tourism and sport, it’s now food’s turn. With SmartFood Paris, the city of Paris has deployed its innovation platform (no longer called an incubator) dedicated to the food sector by revealing the names of the 20 candidates selected from the 240 applications it received. (Article in French)Read more →