Every company, in one way or another, wants to be innovative. Doing the same thing as everyone else isn’t a recipe for success, after all. Some companies, however, are far more innovative than others, and these 16 are the most innovative in the food and drink world.
Merriam-Webster defines innovate as “to do something in a new way, or to have new ideas about how something can be done.” To be truly innovative is much harder than it looks. Not only does a company need to convince investors, consumers, and/or potential clients that its new way of doing something is superior to the old way, it actually needs to live up to those expectations, successfully disrupt the status quo, and succeed as a business.
We divided our list into four different categories: Science and Technology, Redefining Fast Food, Delivering the Goods, and Disruptive Products. These companies run the gamut from small start-ups to major corporations, from artificial intelligence to artificial meat, from household-name fast food chains to companies you most likely didn’t even know existed.
Small or large, beloved or controversial, all these companies have one thing in common: They’re truly innovative. Although some of them aren’t new, they’ve made their mark on the industry and left major upheaval in their wake. And as for the startups, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on them. Read on for 16 of the most innovative food companies around.
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