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7 ways business leaders can transform the food system

By Oliver Morrison

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has published a seven-point action plan that aims to positively transform the global food system and potentially unlock $4.5 trillion in new business opportunities.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev joins new IBM blockchain

By Oliver Morrison

Beverage giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is among the big firms to join IBM’s new blockchain project called Trust Your Supplier, aimed at improving supply chain transparency.

EU Council adopts ban on single-use plastics, farmers angry as Mercosur deal inches closer: Brussels Bulletin

Brussels Bulletin: EU Council adopts ban on single-use plastics

By Oliver Morrison

The EU Council has adopted a total ban on single-use plastics by 2021, farmers are angry as the Mercosur deal inches closer, while environmentalists have warned about a failure to tackle agriculture’s contribution to climate breakdown. FoodNavigator brings...

Plant-based eating is just about processed meat substitutes, says New Nutrition Business (Picture: GettyImages-YelenaYemchuk)

Julian Mellentin: 'Investors in meat substitutes are likely to be disappointed'

What does ‘plant-based eating’ really mean, and how can firms tap into the trend?

By Elaine Watson

Next-generation meat, egg, and dairy alternatives have garnered a huge amount of press (and investment), but there are many other ways for brands to meet demand for plant-based foods, says a report from consultancy New Nutrition Business querying whether...

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EU records significant jump in cross-border food fraud cases in 2018

By Oliver Morrison

The number of cases reported to the EU Food Fraud Network rose significantly last year. Requests from one European country to cooperate with others on food fraud cases rose to 234 in 2018, compared to 178 in 2017 and 157 in 2016, according to its annual...

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THE INGREDIENTS SHOW

Growing single origin trend to ‘transform Colombia through chocolate’

By Flora Southey

Single origin chocolate is attracting strong sales and high product satisfaction among consumers. For ingredient suppliers, this presents an opportunity to give back to the rural communities growing the commodity. FoodNavigator caught up with an analyst,...