The European Commission has said that it will recognise the six organic certification schemes operating in the UK for a year after Brexit. This averts the cliff-edge scenario facing British organic exporters if a future trade arrangement is not reached.
Swiss food giant Nestlé wants to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050. “We have no time to lose,” CEO Mark Schneider told journalists at an event detailing how the company plans to get there.
New findings from Finnish researchers suggest that a blood glucose response benefit can be derived from eating a smaller portion of blackcurrants than previously thought, and from blackcurrants with added sugar.
US plant-based seafood brand Good Catch is expanding in Europe, having secured listings in the Netherlands and Spain. “We have a passion for the culinary arts, for saving our oceans and for providing craveable plant-based products for consumers that believe...
The pandemic presents an exciting opportunity for food manufacturers to innovate products targeting consumers who believe access to affordable food should not come at the cost of health and good nutrition.
France has unveiled a national plant protein strategy that aims to increase domestic production of vegetable proteins for feed and human nutrition, boosting agri-food sovereignty and sustainability. However, in failing to address what campaigners say...
A new report warns that 84% of companies are failing to address their largest source of carbon emissions – their supply chains. We speak to Dexter Galvin, Global Director of Corporations & Supply Chains at CDP, to find out what should be done.
It is hoped British agriculture will be transformed by the ‘biggest farming shake-up in 50 years’. But there are fears that both Britain’s move to cut farmer subsidies as it leaves the EU Common Agricultural Policy, and the EU’s reform of the CAP, could...
Unilever’s Knorr brand is teaming up with Wageningen University to launch the Good Food Lab. “The Good Food Lab is an opportunity to build an engine room, driven by insights and founded in academic rigour,” April Redmond, Knorr Vice President, tells FoodNavigator.
For today’s consumers ‘clean label’ is less about the ingredients featured back-of-pack and more about what isn’t listed, be it preservatives, genetically modified ingredients or artificial sweeteners, according to L.E.K. Consulting.
Hyperspectral imaging may not sound the sexiest of subjects. But this rapidly emerging technology is promising to help the food industry gain ground in a host of areas, from quality assurance, pathogen detection and farm management.
A ‘greener’ Mediterranean diet consisting of more vegetables, less meat and topped up with water lentils, walnuts and green tea, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version, suggests research.