Efforts to create synthetic replacements for palm oil are likely to require ‘several years’ of development before they are commercially viable, meaning emphasis should be placed in the ‘immediate’ drive to make existing production more sustainable.
As concern builds for farm animal welfare, we look at whether an EU-wide scheme is on the cards, what such a labelling matrix might look like, and ultimately, whether high welfare labels make a difference.
Rising public awareness of the problem of plastic pollution can help polymers such as polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) make more headway in the food sector, believes Mark Lapping, CEO of PVOH polymer manufacturer Aquapak.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020, FoodNavigator asks some of the biggest food and drink companies how many women they currently employ – and aspire to employ – in managerial positions.
Cocoa production continues to drive deforestation. While the chocolate industry has largely lined up behind zero deforestation commitments, the complexities of indirect supply chains remain a significant challenge.
The European Commission has proposed a European Climate Law in an attempt to ensure climate neutrality by 2050. Elsewhere in the EU, Spain has banned retailers from selling food ‘at loss’, and UK regulators have tightened controls on raw milk production....
Flexitarian consumers are a key segment driving the plant-based boom. But while this group might be motivated to reduce their meat consumption by health and environmental concerns, taste remains king. Could the development of ‘hybrid’ products, containing...
UK supermarkets that fail to take action to improve the nation’s diet are in danger of losing investor confidence, a report claims. But what responsibility, if any, do supermarkets have in bettering the health of their customers?