Future Meat Alternatives Beyond Plant-Based: In-Vitro or 3D Printed Meat

by December 25th, 2016

As the environmental impact of livestock is increasingly debated as a key obstacle in achieving sustainable lifestyles, sales of plant-based meat substitutes have made steady gains in developed markets, as they move away from being the preserve of vegetarians to becoming popular among the wider group of flexitarians seeking to reduce their meat intake. Could this shift […]

What’s New in Oils and Fats in 2015: Olive Oil vs Other Oils, a Case of Quality against Quantity

by August 25th, 2015

While most other types of oils have seen their prices per litre nosedive between 2012 and 2014 in constant terms, olive oil has bucked the trend by recording a steady rise. Specific short-term factors leading to poor harvests in 2013 and 2014 in the world’s largest producer countries naturally played a strong part in hiking […]

The Top Five Global Retailers in 2014

by December 3rd, 2014

Walmart is still the worlds largest global retailer, maintaining its ranking at three times the size of it’s nearest rival, Carrefour.  This video examines the global trends impacting the ranking and position of these and other brands composing of the top five largest global retailers. Wal-Mart is still the worlds largest global retailer, maintaining its […]