Wherever we look, humans have consistently built technologies that surpass their animal predecessors. Cars replaced horses, petroleum replaced whales, tractors replaced oxen, telecommunications replaced carrier pigeons. Food may be next.
Using different languages to order your food could soon become a moot point at McDonald’s drive-thrus, with the company's acquisition of Apprente — a two-year-old startup that's been making impressive strides in voice recognition software.
Asia and Africa are home to 80% of the world’s population and with rising incomes, they are craving and demanding more animal-sourced foods, GFI India's head Varun Deshpande told AFN on the sidelines of the Good Food Conference in San Francisco today.