Lettuce grown on board the International Space Station has been deemed ‘safe to eat’ and at least as nutritious as Earth-grown plants. “If we ever want to be self-sustainable in space colonisation, plants will be integral,” NASA’s Gioia Massa tells FoodNavigator.
German popular opinion has come down in ‘clear support’ of government measures to tackle diet related diseases, including the introduction of taxes and other fiscal strategies to promote healthy eating.
Big food is turning its innovation engine towards developing sustainable solutions - and plastic packaging is a top priority, representatives from Coca Cola Partners Iberia, McDonald’s, Capsa Food, Damm and Nomen Foods told a conference in Spain.
Colruyt Group's Bio-Planet supermarket banner launched the first herbs grown in its own vertical farm facility - with further produce in the pipeline. Meanwhile, PepsiCo outlined one possible response to the plastic packaging problem when it introduced...