Repurposed Dish

Sophisticated dishes and beverages are being made with waste foods and materials

Implications - With strategies surrounding the prevention of waste being formed on local, national and global levels, those who specialize in luxury food are accommodating these seemingly unpleasant materials or ingredients into their sophisticated menu items. This shift serves two significant functions – catering to experiential foodies desiring novelty, while giving consumers motivated by morality the simple, value-driven purchase decisions they crave.
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Kitchen Scrap Cocktails - XYST Serves Cocktails Made with Repurposed Ingredients
SCORE 6
This Year and Warm 417 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 17
Kitchen Scrap Cocktails
XYST Serves Cocktails Made with Repurposed Ingredients
While the majority of kitchen scraps may be destined for the compost, XYST is a plant-based eatery that is now putting discarded—yet useful—ingredients to good use for the creation of cocktails.... [More]
Upcycled Seafood Cakes - SecondsFirst Makes Fresh Fish Cakes from Repurposed Ingredients
SCORE 3.7
Mild 505 Clicks Pub: May 4, 17
Upcycled Seafood Cakes
SecondsFirst Makes Fresh Fish Cakes from Repurposed Ingredients
SecondsFirst is the name of a start-up company that makes fish cakes, but in a way that sets it apart from the majority of other seafood product producers. The company makes its fish cakes from... [More]
Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts - This Frozen Summer Treat Repurposes Ingredients from the Trash
SCORE 4.6
Average 1,044 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 17
Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts
This Frozen Summer Treat Repurposes Ingredients from the Trash
A new flavor from Portland-based ice cream shop Salt & Straw will be launching in June, and it is a frozen summer treat that is worthy of note for more than its flavor. Although many people... [More]
Waste-Fighting Grocery Apps - The Karma App Retails Surplus Grocery Store Goods at Discounted Rates
SCORE 5.8
This Year and Warm 487 Clicks Pub: Mar 15, 18
Waste-Fighting Grocery Apps
The Karma App Retails Surplus Grocery Store Goods at Discounted Rates
The Karma app is a new platform that’s attempting to combat food waste in grocery stores and supermarkets by selling food that would have otherwise been thrown out at a discounted rate. The... [More]
Converted Sportswear Fertilizers - The Brand Houdini is Turning Its Clothes into Gourmet Food
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Average 781 Clicks Pub: May 2, 17
Converted Sportswear Fertilizers
The Brand Houdini is Turning Its Clothes into Gourmet Food
The Houdini Menu is a campaign and project by the sportswear brand ‘Houdini’, which aims to become more environmentally friendly in how it manages the waste it produces. The unusual... [More]
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