The Spanish pig industry is ‘an employment engine’ in rural Spain (municipalities with less than 5,000 inhabitants), where it generates 21,000 jobs. Half of the workforce is female, says Interporc (White Coated Pig Association).
UK start-up Produce & Provide is launching a new service that aims to help connect farmers and consumers. The company’s founder Neil Darwent believes the transition to shorter, more local supply chains represents a ’21st century food and farming revolution’.
Hygiena food safety has launched InSite Listeria, a reformulated easy-to-use, all-in-one, test for Listeria species, which has been certified by AOAC RI, which verifies the test detects low levels of Listeria species on stainless steel, ceramic and plastic...
Around one-fifth of the soy and beef imported to Europe from Brazil can be linked to deforestation in the country, a new study reveals, lending its voice to growing opposition to the trade deal between the EU and Mercosur.
Hybrid products combining meat grown from cells in bioreactors with plant-based proteins and fats could drive the first wave of cell-based product launches, predicts the founder of UK-based startup Higher Steaks, which unveiled the ‘world’s first’ cell-based...
African swine fever (ASF) is continuing to spread across Asia at a worrying rate and in September 2019 the disease was confirmed for the first time in South Korea, where six cases were reported within a two-week period. The fever also spread to the Southeast...
Differing rules between the UK and Europe present a barrier for food manufacturers looking to fortify products with vitamin D, according to the British Nutrition Foundation, as a new report urges more intake of the ‘sunshine nutrient’ among consumers.
What do you get when you cross chicken cells with plant-based ingredients and 3D printing technology? KFC collaborates with biotech research lab 3D Bioprinting Solutions in Moscow to bring hybrid nuggets to the Russian market.
Western Meat Packers Group has welcomed a Western Australia (WA) Government grant for $300,000 to further facilitate the processing of offal and other products at its Western Meat Processors’ Cowaramup abattoir operation as part of a $10m expansion.
A ‘ground breaking’ new study proposes a global carbon budget for food production and concludes that some countries within the G20 will need to embrace dietary change for the food system to feed the world within planetary boundaries.