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By Rob Marchington: Thursday 14th September, 2017

IoT: Internet on Tap

As Edd covered in his blog post , the internet of things (IoT) is a growing trend across the entirety of the consumer industry, and is certainly making great headway in the beverage sector, as I’ve seen so far here at Drinktec this week. The key for any IoT system is to continue to provide value […]

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By Max Middleton: Thursday 25th May, 2017

Technology and Artisanship – strange bedfellows

My colleague Steve Thomas and I attended the “Caffé Culture” show at London’s Olympia Conference Centre on Tuesday 23rd May. The show was aimed at those in the Café and Coffee Shop industries. I was attending to see how the various products, services and technologies on show could change or enhance the customer and employee […]

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By Edd Brunner: Tuesday 29th November, 2016

From Beer to Coffee – I love technology transfer!

One of the things that Cambridge Consultants does best is transferring technology from one sector to the other – most commonly between the many sectors we work in such as medical, oil & gas and beverage. So that’s why it was great to see a good example of that at BrauBeviale this year. Nitro coffee has […]

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By Andrew Stratton: Thursday 17th November, 2016

Dreaming of Plug and Play Pipes!

Last week, I was manning my first trade stand here at BrauBeviale. Having worked on the technical development of Vinfusion, our wine blending system, it has been exciting to use this demonstrator to broadcast our capabilities and broad skillset to industry leaders in the beverage sector.  There are many experiences that I will take away from […]

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By Sajith Wimalaratne: Monday 14th November, 2016

Wine, beer and data – How smart is your dispensing system?

My colleagues and I were at the BrauBeviale 2016 in Nuremburg last week. We have been serving personalised wines through our Vinfusion technology and demonstrating our reverse cyclone system to produce emulsions at the point of dispense. BrauBeviale is one of the biggest exhibitions for the whole process chain of beverage production, from ingredients to […]

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By Dr Felix Hellwig: Thursday 22nd September, 2016

Make it fresh: personalised sun cream

Each year my summer vacation to Greece shows the same behavioural pattern: I hide my sensitive white skin below an umbrella and cover all over in SPF 50 hoping to avoid the lobster look once again. At the same time my Greek friend lies toasting in the burning hot sun, applying tanning accelerator to her […]

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By Edd Brunner: Friday 12th August, 2016

Come and lead our growing Personal Care business!

The Personal Care sector (including cosmetics, fragrance, skin care, hair care, grooming etc.) is seeing a significant surge in the use of technology such as making salon style devices available in the home, using diagnostic technologies in retail environments to help consumers identify the right products for them, and embracing the IOT to bring brand […]

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By Edd Brunner: Thursday 24th March, 2016

Beer and Beyond – the latest trends in beer beverage technology

I was recently on the panel for the BeverageDaily.com Beer and Beyond online forum where we were discussing the latest trends in the beer sector (you can either listen on demand or read the moderator’s summary on BeverageDaily.com). My fellow panellist Kevin Baker, from market research company Canadean, gave an introduction on what is happening […]

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By Sajith Wimalaratne: Tuesday 19th January, 2016

CES 2016: Smart, Connected and “Internet of Things”

Everything these days is prefixed with the word “smart”, “intelligent” or “connected”. This is an area where Cambridge Consultants have been working on understanding what it means to the good old consumer and the retailers . It is very clear that world is moving towards everything being connected from water bottles, weighing scales, alarm clocks, […]

Formulation Summit
By Peter Luebcke: Thursday 26th November, 2015

Sensorial is everything – just make sure it’s natural

We attended the new look Formulation Summit for cosmetic products in London which was hosted by the team that brings us the well-known annual InCosmetics trade fairs across Europe, Asia and South America.  This new format aimed to focus more on the final formulation rather that the properties and efficacy of the myriad individual ingredients […]