Food brand innovators pivot in the face of Covid
12 October 2020
How have food brands navigated the changes wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic? Dave Behringer, CEO of Pilot Lite USA, hosted a panel of food execs at the recent FutureFoodTech conference to talk about shifting priorities and strategies.
W'air launches brand new website
6 October 2020
Ahead of the offical product launch in a few months, w'air has revealed its new website showcasing a 'hero film' and other relevant content.
Pilot Lite to present at Future Food Tech
9 September 2020
Pilot Lite's David Behringer and Sandy Westwater speak at the upcoming virtual Future Food Tech with some of the largest food and beverage companies in the world.
Plastics need no longer become waste
15 July 2020
PepsiCo's ambitious dream of a world "where plastics need no longer become waste," is one step closer to becoming reality with the creation of the first fully-recyclable PET-free paperbottle.
Diageo & Pilot Lite launch Pulpex
13 July 2020
Diageo has announced a new partnership with Pilot Lite to create the world’s first 100% PET-free paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced wood.
3 Reasons to Up Your E-Commerce Game
6 July 2020
Shelter-in-place orders issued during the global Covid-19 pandemic have caused a major shift in consumer purchasing behavior: as hospitality/food service and brick-and-mortar retail sales came to standstill, online purchases surged. Although it remains to be seen what will happen post-Covid, we know for certain is that ecommerce is a channel all corporates should be closely looking at—here are 3 reasons why.
Brand Expert Remi Rasenberg joins PLV
3 July 2020
Remi Rasenberg, a brand consultant and former advertising / marketing exec at agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and BBH, has joined Pilot Lite Ventures as Creative and Marketing Director. During his career, he has helped launch multi-channel campaigns for some of the world’s most recognizable brands including Unilever, Diageo, Audi and Patek Philippe.
Proud sponsor of Future Food-Tech 2020
1 July 2020
Pilot Lite is a proud sponsor of Future Food-Tech, the world's leading event series focusing on the disruptive technologies transforming our food system. Due to the global Covid pandemic, the next Future Food-Tech event, September 17/18, 2020, will be virtual. We look forward to news on upcoming FFT events and plan to be a key sponsor in 2021.
Managing your external supply for innovation
14 February 2020
According to McKinsey, to acclerate innovation, more companies are turning to outsiders for help – especially their suppliers. Getting supplier innovation to work means rethinking incentives, relationships and management. Read what they have to say here – and also make sure that if you are attending Future Food-Tech, 19-20 March in San Francisco, that you hear what our CEO Mike Anstey has to say about the matter in his keynote.
Jonny Hewlett joins Pilot Lite
16 January 2020
Pilot Lite is delighted to announce that Jonny Hewlett has joined the team as Venture CEO for our W’air sustainable clothing care project. Jonny brings with him a great breadth and depth of C-suite level general management, trade marketing and commercial experience at three of the strongest companies in their respective fields, P&G, Marc Jacobs (LVMH) and Diesel.
W’air at CES 2020!
7 January 2020
We are delighted to announce our new project – W’air: the latest in sustainable clothing care that is a revolutionary, low-impact way to clean and refresh your clothes. Visit the team at CES where they will be providing live demos of this clever new device that uses common sense science to keep you fresh whilst using less energy and water.