Tastewise provides a software platform and research services to analyse food and beverage trends.
Data from social media posts, restaurant menus and online recipes are constantly analysed using AI.
Machine Learning provides automated trend analysis; Computer Vision is used to decode the content of images; NLP identifies sentiment and and topics from text; and Predictive Analytics identify future food & beverage trends.
A free tier provides limited access to the Tastewise platform.
Skim Technologies provides a software platform and managed services for analysing unstructured web data.
The ‘Skim Engine’ scrapes data from internal sources (email, support tickets, chat) and external sites (forums, blogs, product pages or social media) to create a structured dataset for analysis.
Key features are then extracted from the text to identify products, brands, companies, people and other entities as well as context and sentiment.
Applications include brand tracking, product development, trend identification and complaints tracking.
Data is modelled and presented in an online analytics platform or can be made available via API.
Signals Analytics is a software platform that uses Natural Language Processing to find trends in unstructured data.
Specialising in the food and pharma industries, sources include patents, research papers and clinical trials; retail product launches; influencers and opinion leaders; business news, funding and M&A activity; retail sales data; and consumer content from social channels, review sites and blogs.
Users have online access to analytics, dashboards and report sharing tools. Professional services are also available to help with analysis.
The Quilt platform uses AI to analyse social media posts, news articles, blogs, company updates and search data.
An expert team of anthropologists and semioticians then interprets the machine learning outputs to understand consumer attitudes, intent and behaviour.
Applications include segmentation, brand development, trend identification, product development and customer journey mapping.
AI Palette uses Artificial intelligence to identify, build and screen new concepts for CPG businesses.
Machine Learning algorithms identify trends and understand consumer needs.
The platform can also use those needs as the basis for creating new product concepts using Natural Language Generation; or it can be used to screen existing concepts against the those same consumer needs.
MotivBase is ‘the world’s only AI Anthropologist’: an NLP-based analytics platform for online ethnographic research to identify trends and understand cultural context in consumer conversations online.
It offers a self-service platform, where users can do their own searches and ethnographic analysis; and managed ‘concierge’ services, where a team of PhD anthropologists run custom projects in 3-5 day timescales.