Christmas figures

  Several studies conducted in various European countries show interesting, and sometime curious data regarding consumption during the Christmas period. Whilst each Spaniard will spend on average 682€ during the 2016 Christmas period, the estimated total expenses are predicted to be between 570€ and 600€ in France, and will reach £796 (about 941€) in the … More Christmas figures

Halloween : from compuction to consumption

It’s Halloween soon, a festivity originally from the British Islands, first exported to North America, the continental Europeans were watching from afar the last few years, and that is now celebrated all over Europe and in other parts of the world, and has become an economic phenomenon. However, it is initially an austere religious tradition. … More Halloween : from compuction to consumption

“Waiter, a beer !”-“Bottled or pipelined, sir ?”

Belgian brewery Halve Maan (Half Moon) from Bruges has built the first beer pipeline in history. The tube brings the precious liquid from the new factory, located outside the city, to the antic brewery, serving beers to the public in the old town.  It replaces some 500 journeys of trucks per year, and preserve the … More “Waiter, a beer !”-“Bottled or pipelined, sir ?”