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The FoodNavigator Podcast: From clean label to clean living

The FoodNavigator Podcast: From clean label to clean living

By Flora Southey

How is the ‘clean label’ trend evolving? FoodNavigator invites Mintel, SAFE, and Yuka onto the podcast to discuss ultra-processed foods, the definition of ‘natural’, and what exactly shoppers want from food and drink.

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How can microbial quality control help reduce food waste?

By Robyn Eijlander, microbiology and food safety expert at NIZO

Food waste is a global concern. What role can microbial quality control play in reducing its prevalence? Robyn Eijlander, Microbiology and Food Safety expert at NIZO, weighs in.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Time to end this shellfish stand-off

By Oliver Morrison

With UK mussel producers starved of income and European consumers denied a product, the EU has reiterated that its ban on shellfish imports from the UK is permanent. The stalemate benefits no one.

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Guest Article

Hand in hand to transform agri-food systems in Europe, Central Asia and beyond: FAO

By QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

From 2 to 4 November, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is convening its 32nd Session of the Regional Conference for Europe, virtually hosted by the Government of Uzbekistan, where FAO Members will have the opportunity...

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COVID-19 will force FMCG brands to take experiences in-home

By Liz Richardson

How can food and drink brands reach consumers during the COVID-19 lockdown? Experiential brand activity will have to be taken directly to consumers in their homes, Liz Richardson, managing director and partner at HeyHuman, suggests.

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Guest article

The new Agricultural Revolution needs you: Good Food Institute

By Dr. Liz Specht, Associate Director of Science and Technology for The Good Food Institute

In the 1960s and '70s, a series of papers and books like Paul Ehrlich’s The Population Bomb promised that before the turn of the millennium, humanity would be devastated by cataclysmic famines, deadly food riots, and disastrous resource wars.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food desertification: Who pays the ultimate price?

By Flora Southey

Millions of people around the developed world live in areas with severely limited access to affordable fresh food. So what are the fallouts of living in a ‘food desert’? And who ends up paying the ultimate price?

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