Agri-Éthique is the first French fairtrade label that assures consumers French farmers and suppliers have received equitable treatment. Founder Ludovic Brindejonc explains that the association wants to play a "fundamental role” in “upgrading and...
Big data, the Internet of Things, artificial learning and blockchain technologies are largely underused in food systems, but present a major opportunity in accelerating their transformation, according to a World Economic Forum report.
‘Shrinkflation’ – cutting the size of a product without changing its price – was again in the news this week, following a report from the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) highlighting the phenomenon.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday (19 January) to put pressure on political leaders to promote climate smart agriculture, higher animal welfare standards and farming practices that promote biodiversity.
The EAT-Lancet Commission has issued the world’s first scientific targets for a healthy diet that places food production within planetary boundaries, calling for reduced consumption of animal protein, ultra-processed food and added sugar.
Responding to shifting definitions of ‘value’, private label ranges are increasingly focusing on delivering affordable premium products. This is making it harder for branded food makers to justify their price premium.
Recommendations for healthy eating based on sustainable food choices have been published by the World Health Organization (WHO): “Food manufacturers have a big role at all levels,” says the director of nutrition for health and development.
German retailer Kaufland has ended a “decades-long business relationship” with various Unilever brands, insisting that the consumer goods giant is attempting to use its “dominant market position” to impose “drastic price increases” and “unilateral changes...
The United Nations adopted a draft resolution on improving global nutrition last week. Calling for a focus on improved education to combat obesity, the agency remained silent on the key issues of taxation and nutritional labelling.
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