AmazonFresh Is Jeff Bezos’ Last Mile Quest For Total Retail Domination | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Would grocery stores be faced by serious competition from a heavyweight like Amazon?  Maybe so.  AmazonFresh is the latest offering from Jeff Bezos‘s Amazon.  Promising unmatched customer service and convinience, AmazonFresh plans to offer grocery deliveries to your doorstep for a small annual membership fee which is less than what an average family would spend annually on transportation and other costs associated with grocery purchases.

If successful, one might soon see grocery stores struggling to compete.  AmazonFresh is definitely one trend to watch that could cause major disruption to traditional grocery stores.

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EDIBLE FOOD PACKAGING – disruption to plastic packaging?

Plastic has been around for as long as I have been alive.  It’s has a nearly indispensable use in food packaging.  However, disposal of plastic waste has become a global nightmare.  Still, no viable cost-effective alternative has replaced it. 

Is “edible packaging” the next disruptive trend that would significantly loosen the grip of plastic over the food packaging industry?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/13/tech/innovation/this-edible-wrapping-tastes-good/index.html