Scientists are analysing cocoa’s chemical ‘fingerprint’ to determine in which country it was produced. In the future, the technology could have the potential to confirm chocolate label claims, say researchers.
In the era of the COVID-19 crisis, industry must avoid ‘business as usual’ practices, think outside the box, and accelerate efforts to develop sustainable and modern food systems, says food waste expert.
With fruit and vegetable pickers being flown into the UK on specialist charter jets to plug farm work gaps, one company is highlighting the importance of protecting these workers from the risk of exploitation.
Research into the use of enzymes to break down FODMAPs could help industry develop new, stomach-friendly plant-based food products. FoodNavigator speaks to VTT researcher Antti Nyyssölä to find out more.
The cultured meat sector is set to eventually be buoyed by the coronavirus crisis as consumers become more interested in food solutions seen as sustainable and safe, believes the co-founder and managing director of cultured meat supplier Peace of Meat.
The World Obesity Federation (WOF) has called for government action to ensure that nutritionally adequate food is made available for all, after growing evidence that being overweight and obese are likely to be risk factors for worse outcomes in those...
Coronavirus has provoked the food packaging debate, with some using the crisis to hammer home the message that plastic is vital for protecting food from germs and extending its shelf life, while others stress that the pandemic highlights the fact that...
Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever have reiterated their commitments to a creating a circular economy after a report said their plastic waste was contributing to climate change and harming the health of the world’s poorest people.