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Redesign food experience

Type of document: Scientific, technical, research

The quality of life we enjoy depends on what we consume and waste and what we consume and waste has a direct impact on the quality of the soil and the air we breathe.
Food tells us every day that we are part of nature, that we are part of a single system, where our individual well-being is not independent of our collective well-being, that inappropriate eating habits and food waste have consequences on our health, the environment and the economy. We need to redesign our consumer experience.

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What if the collaboration of design in the development of a project, had a kind of script that guided the adoption of a circular economy and contributed to training the population on habits and food waste? Design is born from the need to find or adapt solutions to day-to-day problems, based on people's experience, how they use and enjoy products and services. When seeking to translate benefits into something that can be enjoyed, design can, based on the product and its nutritional qualities, invite a reflection on what is intended to be achieved with the design project. Consisting of a set of 24 questions, distributed over 6 phases, the succession of questions and answers creates a cause-and-effect dynamic that helps to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for adopting a circular economy, a circular design, in order to that at each stage of the process, the useful life of a raw material or product, successively extends into new products with value. But also empower people about waste and eating habits, so that from production to purchase, confection and storage, eating habits are improved and made the least possible impact on the environment is caused.