The Rise of Vegan Mozzarella is Sparking Italian Outrage

In Italy, vegan cheese is political. Although less than 1% of Italians identified as vegan in 2018, businesses anticipating a plant-based future… Read More

Meet The Designers Who Want You To Play With Your Food

Your mother was wrong. You can play with your food. But the straight spoons and frigid forks that currently adorn our tables make… Read More

Dolce & Gabbana Dresses Up Pasta Packaging in Retro Italian Glam

Dolce & Gabbana doesn’t shy away from embracing and upending Italian stereotypes. Their ad campaigns feature glammed-up grandmas partying in front of majolica… Read More

How the Pumpkin Spice Obsession is Ruining Our Relationship with Real Seasons

It was cute at first. It still reminded you of the heady cinnamon-clove-nutmeg scent that hangs heavy in the air while Thanksgiving dinner… Read More

Kid-Approved Utensils for Playing With Your Food

Although restaurant menus insist that an ideal kid’s meal is breaded chicken with a side of fries, research shows that eating a range of foods… Read More

Essento Introduces Insect Burgers to Coop Supermarkets in Switzerland

The headlines are in and they are incredulous: insect burgers! On sale! In a Swiss supermarket chain! In May, Switzerland… Read More

Studio Playfool Designs Mirrored Dinnerware for Future Proof Sustainable Meals

If food scarcity is a fact of the future, how will we adjust our meals and diets accordingly? This question is at the forefront for… Read More

The Science Behind the Non-Melting Ice Cream Phenomena

Just because you’re melting in the summer heat doesn’t mean your ice cream should be. When news of an Australian ice cream sandwich that remained… Read More

Amino Labs Brings Synthetic Biology from the Lab to the Classroom

This story is part of MOLD Magazine: Issue 01, Designing for the Human Microbiome. There’s still time to order your limited edition copy… Read More

Protein Powered: How Beans Can Sate Your Afternoon Snack Attack

It’s 3pm and you want something salty, crunchy, and healthy?! You could munch on toasted crickets, or pick up a more readily available bag… Read More