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The complex nature of defining “Healthy”

Retailers are under constant pressure to diversify and emphasise their product offering through a health lens. However, differentiating “healthier” products is highly complex, requiring data-led nutrition and demanding attention from regulatory framework, nutritional guidelines, and product label knowledge.

Are you confident in the results and coverage of your product search? Think again.

One of the most important aspects of a food retailer’s site is its search functionality. Without a robust system in place, you inhibit your customers’ ability to shop for the products they need. With the correct indexing customers can find what they’re looking for with ease.

The Modern Shopper: Nadia El Hadery, YFood

Since founding YFood in 2013, Nadia El Hadery has gained some unique insights into grocery & food tech. She spoke to Phil Lempert about consumer trends, technology, and the ongoing evolution of grocery.

Sugar – the ingredient with many names

There’s a lot of uncertainty around which types of foods and drinks are the ‘healthier’ choices. With ingredients like sugar going by over 50 different names, it’s hard for consumers to make well informed purchase decisions.

The Modern Shopper: Zeeshan Idrees, IndustryGeniuses

Zeeshan Idrees is the CEO of digital innovation platform, IndustryGeniuses. He has 20 years experience in digital strategy, and is a consumer trends champion, tech investor, digital transformation leader, global go to market strategist, and editor in chief of B2B industry newsletters. In this great episode he spoke to Phil Lempert about reinventing grocery with emerging technology & nutrition science. 

The Modern Shopper: Sharon Bligh, The Consumer Goods Forum

As the Director of the Healthier Lives Coalition for the Consumer Goods Forum, Sharon Bligh is responsible for driving the health and wellness agenda of the leading global platform for the consumer goods industry, both retail as well as packaged goods. She spoke to Phil Lempert about her work to empower consumers to make healthy decisions and adopt healthier lifestyles.

 Not all data is created equal

Front of pack product information alone doesn’t provide enough data to meet differential need states, and limits what a retailer can do. That’s where product data comes in.

Spoon Guru will bring nutrition science to Google Retail Cloud

Spoon Guru and Google have entered a strategic partnership to create innovative grocery retail solutions to better support consumer health and dietary needs. This will enable grocers and retailers to confidently categorise their product catalogue with increased accuracy, ensuring better coverage when it comes to search, filter, and recommendation results.

Spoon Guru will bring nutrition science technology to Google Cloud Marketplace

Spoon Guru announces the formation of a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to create innovative grocery retail solutions, starting with a product search and recommendations engine. The partnership is designed to create dynamic, personalised digital nutrition services readily available to people through technology anywhere, and at any time.