Food company Barilla is spearheading the passive cooking trend off the back of the cost of living crisis. Its smart home device is changing the way consumers engage with food prep, enabling them to save money on their household gas bills while encouraging the adoption of sustainable cooking habits.
Aldi has opened an ‘eco store’ designed to reduce emissions, offer sustainable choices, and serve as a hub for hard-to-recycle waste like batteries and soft plastics. Shoppers are more eco-conscious than ever, but amid money worries, they want brands to make being sustainable more affordable.
As the growing trend of conscious consumption encourages shoppers to make more sustainable choices, they are weighing new eco-attitudes up against other factors before making purchase decisions. Canvas8 spoke to Giulia Granato about the compromises people are willing to make for sustainable products.
With the need for drastic climate action more apparent than ever, people’s lifestyles choices are coming under intense scrutiny. Is it possible to live in comfort and luxury in a way that minimises harm to the planet? Proponents of ‘hedonistic sustainability’ believe it can be done.
Lockdowns led many people to use food as a route to new experiences during the pandemic. But amid growing demand for fresher, more convenient, and sustainable products, brands face a challenge in delivering innovation beyond gimmicks. So, how can they keep Britons experimenting in the kitchen?