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Five innovations The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation thinks will shake up food ©iStock / Creditphive2015

Guest Article: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Five innovations you’ve never heard of that will make nutrition more affordable for millions

By Kamel Chida, deputy director of private sector partnerships & innovation for nutrition, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new effort to work directly with the private sector to address a fundamental driver of undernutrition globally: the lack of nutritious, affordable foods in marketplaces that serve the world’s poorest....

Most food waste happens in the home: What can industry do? ©iStock

How 'behind the scenes’ efforts can help address consumer food waste

By Katy Askew

One third of food produced globally is wasted. In developed economies, the majority of waste occurs in the home. With the pressures of a growing global population and finite natural resources, this situation is not sustainable. Systems thinking is needed:...

Trending food topics on Pinterest ©iStock/oneinchpunch


Six food trends exciting Pinterest users

By Katy Askew

Social media provides an important insight into how people think and feel about food. Pinterest, in conjunction with Taste Week France, concluded a survey of what food trends are getting users excited.

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