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The app promises to save congestion in supermarkets by navigating shoppers to products via the fastest route, Pic: Ubamarket

The retail tech set to shine in the Covid-hit world

By Oliver Morrison

Tech companies have long been developing methods for a faster and more efficient shopping experience for consumers. These are all gaining traction in a new world of social distancing and sanitation, says Will Broome, CEO of retail tech app Ubamarket.

The program is delivered by UKRI, with the Global Food Security Programme, BBSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, Defra, DHSC, PHE, Innovate UK and FSA.

Boost for UK researchers to transform food systems

By Jim Cornall

UK research projects that seek to fundamentally transform the UK food system, by placing healthy people and a healthy natural environment at its center, received a £24m ($32.9m) boost last week.

How will supermarket retailers impact how we eat in the future? Pic: GettyImages/AlexSecret

Food futurology part 2: How will we be eating 10 years from now?

By Flora Southey

By the year 2030, trend forecaster Dr Morgaine Gaye predicts much will have changed in terms of how food is consumed: supermarkets will be forced to diversify, urban areas will be transformed by biodiversity legislation, and we will be on our to using...

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Food futurology: What will we be eating 10 years from now?

By Flora Southey

Within the next decade, trend forecaster Dr Morgaine Gaye predicts we will have moved beyond the current protein craze, be eating food made from ‘the biggest ingredient of the future’, and variety will play a greater role in all things fruit and veg.

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