Attempts by food retailers to encourage customers away from using plastic packaging won’t tackle the enormity of the plastic pollution problem, warns an academic, who believes “strong intervention is needed to move the food system to another place.”
Feeding a future global population of 10 billion people without causing a climate catastrophe this century will require transformational change across the entire value chain. Fresh evidence suggests climate change is already impacting crop yields. What...
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.
Investors are eyeing “game-changing innovations” in the aquaculture sector as climate change and antibiotics threaten to “sink” the fast-growing $232 billion global fish farming sector, according to a report by an ethical investment network.
Trust is an important currency for food brands. But in the era of social media, fake news and information overload, gaining consumer trust has become challenging. How can food businesses build trust in – and therefore loyalty to – their brands?
Huel, the ‘complete food’ brand, can help answer some of the food sector’s most pressing challenges – from food waste to obesity, CEO James McMaster believes. For this reason, society needs to embrace a “mindset change” that recognises “food is fuel”.
The EU Council has adopted a total ban on single-use plastics by 2021, farmers are angry as the Mercosur deal inches closer, while environmentalists have warned about a failure to tackle agriculture’s contribution to climate breakdown. FoodNavigator brings...
Food retailers in France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands are finding growing consumer demand for sustainably sourced products, according to a survey of over 1,800 companies in the five countries by the International Trade Commission.