All news articles for November 2018

Bahia notebook: Why is rubber so important to the growing of cocoa in Brazil? - Video

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Bahia notebook: Why is rubber so important to the growing of cocoa in Brazil?

By Anthony Myers

As part of a field trip for delegates at the World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting in Sao Paulo in October, the WCF organized a visit to CEPLAC so industry experts could see for themselves the work being carried out to not only help and promote Brazil's...

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12 things you need to know about the meat tax debate

By David Burrows

Meat taxes are a controversial idea that get strong reactions on both sides of the debate. But, with pressure on global resources continuing to rise, it is a topic that is likely to remain on the agenda in the coming years. Here’s FoodNavigator’s guide...

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Flowers in food ‘give rise to health concern’

By Katy Askew

The use of edible or wild flowers in food is growing in popularity but a lack of chemical and toxicological data and presence of toxic compounds in some species could be causes for concern, Danish researchers suggest.

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