The Weekly Stripe – 21.07.17

This week’s 5 reads are all about food – the flavours, the business and the politics of it.

BusinessWeek looks at the great minds behind the tumultuous dairy industry

Clarissa Wei talks about what happens when Chinese food is covered by writers with no personal connection to the cuisine

On the ephemeral contact that goes missing when buying groceries from a robot

As Amazon makes yet another headline, Joe Ray at Wired looks at what meal kits business is all about

The Economist tells a circular tale of changing food preferences