From cloud-based satellite imagery of acreage that reveals the veracity of organic claims to the latest analytical techniques, we look at some of the ways industry is fighting what Europol calls "a major problem" for the sector.
Rules for cleaner and greener fertilisers moves one step forward; a Commission report promoting plant proteins gets adopted, and the EU court rules the taste of food cannot be copyrighted. Here is our round-up of the news and views from Brussels.
Italian farmers' association Coldiretti and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture (FAO) will join forces to promote sustainable farming, such as organic and biodynamic food, in an agreement signed yesterday.
The vulnerability of Mars' supply chain to fraud is 'no different' to any other food industry actor, prompting it to trial technology such as sequencing, Blockchain and metagenomics to tackle this €13 billion problem.
Can onion really make soda taste sweeter? By identifying the molecules responsible for complex, full-bodied flavour notes, Givaudan uses “counter-intuitive” ingredients, such as onion or celeriac, to reduce sugar by up to 50% without losing flavour.
PepsiCo's head of European agriculture explains what the company is doing to make its directly sourced crops more resilient to climate change. "We're taking on the latest and greatest agricultural practices to figure out better ways to...
Large corporations are increasingly using open innovation as a way to tap into the entrepreneurial energy of start-ups. Seeking out investment targets, these “pirate mavericks” often have to challenge corporate culture in their search for collaboration.