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Sweet Karma – sweet samosas

Ever had a samosa? Yes, of course you have. Ever had a sweet samosa? Err, what? There’s plenty of standard desserts out there that we all know, but a new product that twists a savoury dish into a dessert really … Continue reading

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Waterproof MP3 player vending machine

Waterproof MP3 players. In water-filled bottles. In a vending machine.  Great idea from Sony to promote the launch of its waterproof  MP3 player – selling them in vending machines at swimming pools and gyms, packaged inside water bottles filled with … Continue reading

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One to watch: camel milk

Coffee made with camel milk will go on sale at Taylor House Baristas tomorrow. It’s part of a fundraising campaign for Farm Africa, the agricultural development charity. The camel milk comes from Emirates Industry for Camel & Milk & Products … Continue reading

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2014 food trends

Insects, chicken and waffles, the explosion of street food and of course, the cronut. There were all sorts of food fads and trends in 2013. Here are coffee.paper.trend’s ones to watch for 2014: 3D printed food will get a step … Continue reading

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Word of the day: mok-bang (#BRICKwatch)

Mok-bang is a mashup of the words for ‘eating’ and ‘broadcast’ in Korean and is the name for a strange new trend in South Korea. It’s basically live-streaming yourself eating your evening meal. And people actually watch this. Mok-bangers(?) spend … Continue reading

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Wearable tech: Smarty Ring

The latest in what will be a long line of wearable technology is the Smarty smart ring. Chennai-based Ashok Kumar wanted to raise $40,000 through Indiegogo for his Smarty Ring product and he’s already raised more than $300,000. The stainless … Continue reading

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One to watch: Rotimatic

Rotis, the humble staple of the Indian diet, eaten by generations, could be entering a major new revolutionary stage. They’ve been lovingly made by hand for basically forever – a time-consuming, technical process that women in India have practiced and … Continue reading

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