Published on 31/01/2019
Faced with Yuka-type apps, Ania created Num-Alim, a large database of French food products. This was done in partnership with the French fund for food and health (FFAS), the Avril Foundation (for the agricultural sector), and GS1 (which spearheaded Gencod) and was announced during the launch of its “1,000 days to eat better” manifesto.
Working closely with the food-processing sector regarding the regulatory framework for product labels, this portal aims to provide a digital identity card for the entire food range, including data that is verified and updated in real time. Alongside ingredients, it will also include information on production modes, the Nutri-Score, the environmental footprint ... (Source: RIA)
Next weekend, Carrefour will start delivering shopping in Marseille using electric cargo bikes that can carry 300 kg of goods.
Meanwhile, Intermarché and Franprix conducted trials with K-Ryole (end of 2017 for the first, during the summer of 2018 for the second). These feature motorised electric trailers (250 kg payload, 25 km/h), that are attached to a regular bicycle.
Deliveroo is launching Deliveroom, a new on-demand room service offered to hotels that do not already have one. Guests can order meals and choose from the restaurants available on the portal.
Aldi plans to test a new rooftop concept for its new outlet in Belgium. The plan is to integrate 14 luxury penthouses, a garden, a petanque court, and growers to enable future residents to grow their own garden.
Leclerc announced price reductions on 4,600 private label products (excluding agricultural products) and a daily lottery in each store in 2019.
Carrefour is launching Raclette cheese slices with onions, its first product co-created with its consumer community from the Mon avis le rend gratuit website. This range will soon include additional products.