10 emerging themes from Future Food-Tech 2024

Food as Medicine for 2024 and beyond The Clareo Food team had the pleasure of attending the 2024 Future Food-Tech conference in San Francisco recently. With insights and inspiration around every corner, we remain firmly convinced that the food as medicine movement is as relevant to our clients as ever. These ten emerging themes in…

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How a new recipe can help food win in an Ozempic world

Weight loss drugs pose a real threat to the industry. But GLP-1 medications also create opportunities for producers to expand in the food-as-medicine space. The stunning rise of anti-obesity (GLP-1 agonist) medications has caught the food industry flat-footed. Walmart’s U.S. CEO, John Furner, signaled the impact when he told Bloomberg that people on weight loss medications are…

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Making a Business Case for Environmentally Sustainable Practices

Sustainability is a key selling point for many food businesses, offering reduced costs, increased brand equity and consumer loyalty, and ultimately sales growth. But as Faith Son notes in a new piece for The Food Institute, the biggest challenge is creating consistent momentum and discipline – sustainability initiatives shouldn’t be a one-time effort. #sustainability #foodindustry…

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Retailers are turning to AI for in-store marketing

Facial recognition and AI can help brick-and-mortar stores compete with e-commerce by enabling more personalized customer experiences. But there are some risks to watch out for, which Clareo’s Lauren Raouf outlines in this latest piece for Modern Retail. Read the article.

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The Future of Food

A recent WebMD series explores how sustainability, food technology, and food as medicine will transform the future of food. As Scott Bowman put it, “We’ve gotten exactly what we designed our food system for. We’ve optimized for low-cost, mass-produced calories. Now we need to optimize for human health and planetary health.” In this series, Scott dives into what’s needed…

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In the Future, Will You Get Food by Prescription?

Our diets are a major driver of our health — for better or for worse. Scott Bowman makes the message loud and clear in this article for WebMD: “We are facing a far deadlier global pandemic than COVID-19, but it’s happening in slow motion and it receives too little attention and too little collective action. Our…

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Can Food Brands Innovate Their Way Out of Inflation?

How can food brands move beyond mere band-aid solutions to building resilience amidst inflation and market uncertainty? Talia Soffer shares 4 innovative operational methods that have the potential to transform the value chain in this article for Food Industry Executive. Read the article here.

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Convenience 2.0, Proximity & the Transformation of Food

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The worlds of food service and food retail have undergone a profound transformation in recent years, driven by consumers’ desires for simplicity, accessibility and immediacy. Technology-enabled business models, and now the spread of COVID-19, are only accelerating the changes we’ve been witnessing. Many food companies have hesitated to proactively embrace these changes, but they no…

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