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GEN Z CONSUMERS SPEND MORE ON FOOD, DRINKS THAN ON ANY OTHER CATEGORY

Move over, Millennials. There are new kids on the block. Now full-fledged adults, Millennials—born between 1980 and 1996, aged 22 to 38—are quickly being upstaged by a new class of youngsters sure to be innovation-demanding disruptors. Introducing Generation Z, also known as Centennials, born between 1996 and 2010, spanning from [...]
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NEED A LATTE FIX? PICK UP YOUR MOBILE

The recent tie-up between Starbucks and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to offer coffee delivery has caused quite a buzz in the industry. For one thing, it’s the first time the US-based coffee chain has gone into the online food delivery business. For another, it highlights how Alibaba is accelerating efforts [...]
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Italian…beyond pizza and pasta!

Do Indians really love Italian food or are we just pizza-pasta junkies?   Until the Americans got involved, pizza was little known internationally(Istock) The first time I ever had pizza, it was not in New York or Naples or anywhere quite so glamorous. I had my first pizza in Ahmedabad [...]
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Viva L’Italia! And Roero Arneis

It was less than 40 hours after filing my last column — detailing the existential dangers of three-dollar wine — that I found myself in New York’s famed Union Square Café, having lunch with my agent/producer/social better. We were talking about beer and mescal and vino, and he settled on [...]
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Italian venues make up a quarter of Australia’s top 500 restaurants for 2018

Australia’s top 500 restaurants for 2018 were named last week and more than a quarter of them are Italian.   Presented by The Australian Financial Review, the 2018 Australia’s Top Restaurants Awards list was released last Thursday and included more than 55 Italian eateries. Now in its fourth successful year, this unique award is the industry’s [...]
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