Recently released economic research from the University of Kent, University of Reading and IHS Markit, reveals the extent to which UK consumers dislike food produced using production methods such as hormones in beef, and chlorine washed chicken.
Global investor network FIARR warns that high street brands like Nestlé and McDonald’s risk missing their climate targets due to scant progress to reduce emissions from meat and dairy suppliers. But the food giants tell FoodNavigator that partnership...
How do you reduce the carbon footprint of beef production efficiently both from an environmental and financial standpoint to offer supermarkets and consumers the products they demand? By doing 100 things 1% better, say producers.
Meat is a category besieged by accusations that animal production is unsustainable. But UK pork producer Pilgrim’s Pride Ltd would like to see the development of a more nuanced conversation, sustainability head Matt Dight explains as he details the company’s...
UK retailer Asda has opened a new ‘sustainability trial store’ that leverages refill stations as part of its plastic reduction strategy. What does this latest move away from single-use packaging mean for branded manufacturers?
A study, published in Meat Science, found improved quality parameters in pork meat from pigs fed a diet including the probiotic, Lactobacillus reuteri, compared to that from pigs fed rations containing antibiotics.
Diets heavy in animal-based products have long been considered cardiovascular risk factors – but new research suggests that a common gut bacterium linked to animal protein consumption could actually help prevent cardiovascular disease.