All news articles for February 2016

Toolkits are science-based and stakeholder-informed, including input by companies, academics, civil society organizations, and government agencies, says The Sustainability Consortium. © iStock

TSC index brings sustainable supply chains to Europe

By Niamh Michail

A toolkit which allows manufacturers and retailers to evaluate the sustainability credentials of suppliers and their ingredients, has wrapped up its pilot scheme in the Netherlands and is set to transform the supply chain, says The Sustainable Consortium.

The study believed eating as a social pastime, made food tastier and more of a pleasurable experience (©

Eating in groups makes food taste better, study believes

By Wai Lang Chu

The experience of eating can be affected by how we perceive food and the context in which it is presented, Italian researchers have discovered, which has significant repercussions for the food marketing industry, they say.  

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