web3
The new version of the internet will be based on a decentralised ledger technology, commonly known as blockchain technology… TRANSPARENCY Chapter 2 — Part 1 #Web3 #Innovation #Wine #Industry4.0 In this series of articles, I try to understand the implications of topics related to Traceability (chapter 1), Transparency (chapter 2), and Decentralization (chapter 3). These themes may be considered as antonymous with...
iot
The IoT can be used to create an intelligent network in which all its members are constantly communicating and transmitting information with each other — especially machinery and products… TRACEABILITY Chapter 1 — Part 4 #RFID #IoT In this series of articles, I try to understand the implications of topics related to traceability (chapter 1), transparency (chapter 2), and decentralization (chapter 3)....
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The Regulation aims to enable consumers to have greater confidence in the food safety approvals process by improving the transparency of EU risk assessments in the food chain and strengthening the reliability, objectivity and independence of studies used by the European Food Safety Authority (“EFSA”). TRACEABILITY Chapter 1 — Part 1 #OIV #EFSA #EU In this series of articles, I try to...
omnichannel
3/3. I am publishing a series of three articles dealing with artificial intelligence. The first article reflects on the biases of AI. The second article highlights AI regulation in the EU. In the third article, I seek to explain the decisions made by AI algorithms. How to explain the decisions made by AI algorithms? The need for explicability is not new! Charles...
EU
2/3. We are publishing a series of three articles dealing with blockchain and the environment. The first article sets the basics: the impact of blockchain (energy consumption, measuring the environmental footprint). The second article highlights the proximity of the EU’s new environment regulation and blockchain. In the third article, we analyze carbon footprinting solutions: we will compare those powered by blockchain and...
green
Until recently, I didn’t want to put too much emphasis on businesses. The feedback I’ve been getting is asking me for more use cases. This summer, I’ll be featuring companies that specialize in the themes of my website — AI, Blockchain and Metaverse for the food and beverage industry. Historically, grid operators have provided the physical infrastructure to enhance electrical power usage...
metaverse
When digital twins synchronize the physical and the virtual. Since the technology to purchase goods over the internet was first introduced, there has been a divide between the real world and the digital world. Buying goods in traditional brick-and-mortar stores gives shoppers the ability to physically touch or try on products prior to purchasing. E-commerce shopping forgoes the physical aspect of traditional...
points of sale
Blockchain is not an immature technology anymore, leading international enterprises are piloting applications built using blockchain technology and enterprise investments in blockchain solutions are now exceeding $20 billion. We have to turn to the blockchain, otherwise it would be fatal. Alibaba founder Jack Ma, 2018 AntChain, formerly Ant Blockchain is “a new technology brand for Ant Group’s blockchain-based solutions that also aggregates...
blockchain
Amazon provided information on Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) . Amazon does seem to be moving forward based on a clear understanding of the different benefits of ledgers and blockchain. This move is following increased competition from other giants such as Meta (formerly known as Facebook) recruiting their own team of experts to create a “metaverse”, which in...
AI
In 2021, Vivino built AI on top of all their review and profile data to create algorithms that generate a personalized match score for every user and every wine. I had the pleasure of interviewing leading players in the wine industry to write this article. Thank you to the interviewees. Our discussions fueled my thoughts that led to this article! Here are...
buildings
With data and algorithms, companies in the sector can put themselves in the shoes of their consumers and always manage to offer them the products and/or services that best suit each profile. Also, with the development of production processes, investments are made to improve products and offer greater variety. In this way, consumers benefit from more refined and select products. AI makes...
wine qr code
The drinks industry lives and breathes by the effectiveness of its supply chain and its ability to take products from producers and brand owners all over the world and distribute them directly to the businesses that need to sell them. READ MORE Blockchain: the Future of Wine? An irreversible chain. A disruptive force in business The growth of global commerce has created...
72%
Wine Market Attractiveness
austria
Austrians are big wine consumers. In general, consumers are turning to quality products at the expense of low-end products. Helped by strong purchasing power, Austrians...
shipment
Enforcement efforts around the country have revealed that states grapple with the harmful impacts of non-compliance in the direct-to-consumer alcohol shipping market. While many shippers respect state laws, there are actors that ship alcohol to consumers by taking advantage of loopholes to evade compliance. ALSO READ World wine trade will be slow Direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping has become increasingly common in recent years....
blockchain
Imagine if the wine business could digitally eliminate fraud. Or if winemakers could geolocate precisely when and where their wines are being enjoyed, or whether...
Some wine producers have become adept at leading online tastings and giving people virtual tours of their vineyards and cellars, because it helps consumers connect...
78%
Wine Market Attractiveness
re-export
Denmark is the only open Nordic wine market without a monopoly. In 2018 according to the Danish authorities, the wine market is a platform for re-exports to other Nordic countries. Danish consumers prefer red wines while whites are gaining more and more ground, as is rosé wine, which is appreciated especially in the summer. RATE THE DANISH WINE MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS Denmark is...
jd.com
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com gives the starting signal for its European expansion: in the Dutch province of Limburg, the logistics specialist opened a distribution centre of 18,000 square metres in April 2021. JD.com has been trying to enter Europe for years, but it has not done so without a struggle. In 2018, the e-commerce giant was very close to opening an office in...
81%
Wine Market Attractiveness
france flag wine glasses
Less frequent purchases and, above all, in smaller quantities quantity: this is the face of wine consumption in France as shown by the panels. Wine,...
shipment
Intense demand for products has led to a backlog of container ships outside the nation’s two largest ports along the Southern California coast. ALSO READ Are Cans the Future of low-alcohol wine? California’s wine industry lost more than $250 million in value last summer because of crushing supply chain disruptions at West Coast ports, a new economic report reveals. A study by...