Cheap food has expensive consequences for people and the planet's health but how can we make healthier and more sustainable food a reality for a global population? Grass-root movements will be key but industry must also be receptive, says Carolyn...
A plant-derived sprayable nanocoating could not only prolong the shelf life of fruits but also provide additional nutrients in a timesaving technique that allows the mass coating of perishable produce.
Climate change represents a major threat to food security throughout the world, according to former US President Barack Obama, and entrepreneurs, scientists and the food industry must act to mitigate the consequences.
Waste blood from the meat industry has the potential to be collected and processed to generate high-added-value food ingredients, say researchers … who outline it’s ‘exceptional’ nutritive and functional properties.
Eco-friendly plastic for seafood made from...seafood. Scottish start-up CuanTec's chitosan-based plastic made from langoustine shells uses inedible seafood parts, replaces petro-chemical plastic and even cuts out the need for preservatives.