The major barriers in sourcing 100% deforestation-free soy include long supply chains and the legal conversion of natural vegetation to cropland, Nestlé’s soya sourcing lead Madeleine Eilert tells FoodNavigator.
The UK needs a “fundamental rethink” of how food and agri-tech is taught and understood in the country and high-volume staple crops, such as wheat and corn, need to benefit from smart technologies if it is to avoid being left behind by the “green revolution”,...
The cocoa and spice supplier unveiled sustainability goals in 2017 with a 2020 goal of nurturing a ‘fully traceable’ cocoa supply chain. We discussed progress with Olam's North American innovation lead, when we caught up with him at IFT.
The World Cocoa Farmers Organization (WCFO) is asking Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reconsider setting a minimum cocoa price, while the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) is suprised the price was not higher.
UK start-up Higher Steaks is developing cell-based pork for flexitarians. Once commercialised, the product will lower the risk of foodborne diseases and remove the use of antibiotics, CEO Benjamina Bollag tells FoodNavigator.
A spike in the level of interest in food tech has resulted in an influx of investment in the sector. Last month, London Food Tech Week brought together a community of start-ups, investors and corporations to spotlight cutting edge innovation.