SMARTCHAIN, a three-year EU-funded project, is developing a roadmap to support the extension of Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs). This will deliver a number of ‘socio-economic benefits’, the researchers claim.
UK supermarket Waitrose & Partners is working to stamp out deforestation from its supply chains and is ‘early’ on its journey to becoming forest positive, according to John Lewis Partnership’s Ethics & Sustainability Manager Samuel Lee-Gammage.
Ingredient supplier Tate & Lyle has launched a stevia sustainability programme in collaboration with environmental experts Earthwatch Europe. The company says the move will help the fast-growing stevia agri sector leverage sustainable practices as...
An international research team says it is possible to grow faba beans that don’t cause an allergic-like reaction in favism sufferers after identifying the gene behind the potentially life-threatening condition.
While the health trend has been gaining momentum for several years, it has certainly been given impetus by the pandemic. Today’s consumer is increasingly moving away from considering food as simply a caloric need to something that could add functional...
In an industry first, a new accelerator programme is focusing on sustainability, quality, and innovation to ‘build the future of bakery’. FoodNavigator catches up with Ana Thielen, Cereal Manager, Europastry, to ask what prompted the initiative.
A high protein-low GI diet prevented hunger better than a moderate protein-moderate GI diet among overweight and obese people, according to data derived from the 3-year PREVIEW randomised intervention study.
While ‘small improvements’ have been made to improve the health credentials of cereal and yoghurt marketed to children in the UK, a fresh report from The Food Foundation suggests much more can be done…and faster.
Israeli cultivated meat company Aleph Farms has completed its Series B funding round, raising US$105m. The cash will be used to support the company’s global rollout plans and expand its protein portfolio.