All news articles for 2021

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Report reveals ‘hidden cost’ of salmon farming

By Oliver Morrison

The short-term pursuit of profits by salmon producers is creating significant unaccounted environmental and social costs, which include growing mortality rates, damage to local ecosystems, pressure on wild fish stocks and poor fish welfare, reveals a...

Danone's Wexford facility in Ireland. Pic: Danone

Shareholders go public with letter calling for changes at Danone

By Jim Cornall

Daniel J. O'Keefe, Artisan Global Value Strategy lead portfolio manager, and N. David Samra, Artisan International Value Strategy lead portfolio manager have gone public and sent a letter to Gilles Schnepp, lead independent board member elect at...

How can seafood brands capitalise on escalating demand for online shopping? GettyImages/AlexRaths

What does 2021 and the ‘new normal’ have in store for seafood?

By Flora Southey

In the UK, 2020 saw frozen fish sales surge in retail, while premium seafood struggled to find its way onto restaurant diners’ plates. What do experts predict for the post-COVID ‘new normal’? And how can brands make the most of this changing retail landscape?...

Reformulation of own label is one of the key actions activist shareholders want to see Tesco accelerate in efforts to promote healthy eating / Pic: Tesco

Tesco faces investor backlash over ‘role in UK obesity crisis’

By Katy Askew

Tesco has come under fire from a group of investors for what they characterise as the supermarket’s ‘role in the UK obesity crisis’. However, the retailer hit back, insisting it has ‘strong plans’ to make it ‘the easiest place to shop for healthy and...

Coffea Congensis. Pic:CIRAD/E.Couturon

Rediscovering ‘forgotten’ wild coffee species

By Rachel Arthur

The coffee sector can look to ‘forgotten’ wild coffee species to mitigate the global impact of climate change, according to research from CIRAD and the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. And coffee giants such as Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Nespresso and Starbucks...

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