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Everyman's Right Brewery's beers are due to hit shelves in summer 2019.

Sustainability spotlight: ‘Our bigger mission is to make the whole brewing industry more sustainable’

Finland's carbon negative craft brewery: ‘Instead of warming the planet, we are cooling it - beer by beer’

By Rachel Arthur

A Finnish craft brewery hopes to go beyond carbon neutral to become carbon negative – removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere rather than simply offsetting emissions – with the broader mission of inspiring the whole brewing industry to become more...

M&A activity supported by appetite for challenger brands ©iStock/maxsattana

UK sees M&A appetite for ‘exciting and revolutionary brands’

By Katy Askew

M&A advisory groups have pointed to a drop in UK deal making in the food and beverage sector this year. Uncertainty around Brexit has complicated the picture but interest in tapping into ‘revolutionary brands’ that meet changing consumer expectations...

China became Russia's biggest investor in its economy for the first time

Russia sees foreign investments in new projects shrinking

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Foreign companies have curbed their investment in Russia’s agriculture industry in 2017, compared to the previous year, according to research from EY, released during the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, held on 24-26 May.

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Guest article

Can blockchain build a sustainable food industry?

By Amarjit Sahota, president and founder of Ecovia Intelligence

Blockchain is taking off, with a growing number of food companies and retailers experimenting with this new technology. Consultancy Ecovia Intelligence sees blockchain bringing many sustainability benefits to the food industry.

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