To succeed in the increasingly competitive retail industry, stores should be underpinned by technology, stock carefully curated products, provide areas for socialising, and enhance the consumer experience, says analyst.
A Belgian start-up is analysing pollen samples to monitor bees’ environments, a Quebecois innovation is tapping AI tech to ‘give bees a voice’, and dairy farmers in the UK and Sweden are creating insect-friendly ecosystems to promote biodiversity.
The world’s first agri-robotics Centre of Excellence will be built at the University of Lincoln in the UK, where researchers will develop ways to streamline and maximise agri-food processes ‘from farm-to-fork’.
Olam International has awarded its annual prize for food security to a mapping technology that provides information on what crops and farming practices are the ‘best fit’ for conditions in food insecure regions.
Nestlé has undergone a process of transformation in its Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) region, with structural change opening the door to a lower cost base. The company has been able to grow ahead of its markets across 60% of its portfolio...
The snacks and drink giant has built up its iCrop precision agriculture tool to better support potato, corn, oats and peanut farmers make in-field decisions, PepsiCo Europe’s head of agricultural procurement tells FoodNavigator.