The future of food?

The future of food?

According to The Economists’s international editor Josie Delap and US digital editor Jan Fasman, technology is fast transforming our food production. During a lengthy discussion, they tackle several subjects: ranging from lab-grown meat to vertical farming. Fasman argues that cultured meat or fish (lab-grown) is getting more and more polished. He put the new meat […]

Are we eating ourselves to death?

Are we eating ourselves to death?

Louis De Jaeger is the author of the book ‘We eten ons dood’, literally translated ‘We are eating ourselves to death’. In his book, he takes us on a voyage from New York to the West-Flemish ‘Westhoek’. With his personal journey he sought answers: ‘Do we know what we eat?’ and ‘Can the future agricultural […]

Shopping packaging-free is so damn sexy

Shopping packaging-free is so damn sexy

Pieter Pot, you say? What’s that? A “pot” is dutch for a jar and that’s the core business of Pieter Pot, an online supermarket that delivers packaging-free groceries in reusable glass jars and bottles. Pieter Pot is a start-up from the Netherlands who made their first delivery in Belgium last October. Since then more than 8000 customers in Belgium are ordering their groceries in a “pot”.

You are what you eat

You are what you eat

ollowing the hors d’ouevres of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) meeting in Bruges, recently, Oliver Thomas tucks into the topic of how gastronomy can be leveraged within the MICE industry.