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Is a COVID-19 labour shortage a long-term threat to the food supply? ©GettyImages-cyano66

Coronavirus impact on labour supply fuels food shortage fears

By Katy Askew

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...

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Pea protein trend sparks allergy warning

By Oliver Morrison

The increased use of concentrated pea protein in plant-based products could be a factor in rising reports of allergy to peas, warn campaigners.

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Could coronavirus hasten high times for CBD?

By Oliver Morrison

We've seen a run on toilet rolls, hand sanitizer and pasta. What about other foods and ingredients? Which might be set to be boosted by coronavirus?

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The new wave of plastic hoping to wipe out pollution

By Oliver Morrison

Rising public awareness of the problem of plastic pollution can help polymers such as polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) make more headway in the food sector, believes Mark Lapping, CEO of PVOH polymer manufacturer Aquapak.

Brussels Bulletin: EU proposes legally binding net-zero target

Brussels Bulletin: EU proposes legally binding net-zero target

By Flora Southey

The European Commission has proposed a European Climate Law in an attempt to ensure climate neutrality by 2050. Elsewhere in the EU, Spain has banned retailers from selling food ‘at loss’, and UK regulators have tightened controls on raw milk production....

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Could ‘hybrid’ products meet booming flexitarian demand?

By Katy Askew

Flexitarian consumers are a key segment driving the plant-based boom. But while this group might be motivated to reduce their meat consumption by health and environmental concerns, taste remains king. Could the development of ‘hybrid’ products, containing...

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