The UK government unveiled its Coronavirus Emergency Bill, legislation that would give it sweeping new powers to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The legislation aims to minimise disruption and safeguard key industries, including ‘supporting the food...
European shoppers are finding themselves faced with empty shelves as coronavirus panic buying places the food supply under short-term pressure. But could longer-term impact on the agri-food labour force actually have more significant implications? FoodNagivator...
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.
Greenpeace has said that meat consumption in the European Union needs to drop by 71% by 2030 and by 81% by 2050. The NGO wants regulators to act – but could these aggressive targets alienate consumers and food makers alike?
The Food and Drink Federation has complained that the UK’s newly announced plastic tax will penalise food and beverage producers and called for efforts to instead improve the country’s recycling infrastructure.
The UK government has extended delivery hours for supermarkets to support the industry response to booming demand in the wake of the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, with further action to minimise disruption to supply chains under consideration.
Since going public with its zero deforestation commitment last October, the Palm Grower Association of Guatemala (GREPALMA) has more than doubled the number of signatories to its sustainable development targets.