Latest innovations

We are spotting thousands of innovations from the food and CPG industry each year from around the world. To help businesses stay up-to-date we present the ones to watch. See all our innovation case studies in our innovation tracker.


Aldi Nord has developed a traceability code system for its fresh meat products. It is called Aldi Transparency Code (ATC) and provides shoppers with detailed information regarding products’ provenance.
Aramark has opened 100 pop-up grocery stores in US healthcare facilities to support frontline workers as part of a suite of measures to reconfigure its traditional service model.
Ahold Delhaize’s AI for Retail (AIR) Lab Delft is challenging startups, scale-ups and other tech companies to create a robotic autonomous store cleaning solution.
Australian retail start-up Niska has brought an interactive robotic experience to Melbourne with the launch of an autonomous ice-cream store at Federation Square.
Co-op is scaling up autonomous deliveries across Milton Keynes and surrounding towns and villages in response to increased demand during COVID-19 restrictions. The service is now available in eight Co-op stores, with six new stores added since March.