Food waste

Blockchain is evolving to become less energy dependent, say proponents. © GettyImages/iLexx

Can blockchain make our food system more sustainable?

By Niamh Michail

Proponents of blockchain say it can make our food system more sustainable from farm to fork. But when Bitcoin alone is said to use more energy than Ireland annually, is there a fundamental chink in its armour?

Feed sustainability should not be overlooked in discussions around animal protein - Forum of the Future ©iStock

Why food makers should look to feed to tackle the protein challenge

By Katy Askew

Food makers need to scrutinise what is fed to the livestock used in their products in order to develop a more sustainable production system that will be able to feed the world’s growing population, forecast to reach 9bn people by 2040, a new report by...

Over 130 billion pounds of food is lost or wasted every year in the US. Image: © Getty Images / Daisy-Daisy

Could e-Commerce boost food waste vs conventional retail?

By Stephen Daniells

The ease of buying food online may diminish the sense of psychological ownership, which may ultimately make it easier for people to discard food, suggests a new analysis with implications for retailers.

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