Whether ancient crops or insects, eating traditional foods close to production can help reduce food waste and curb global hunger, says Nestlé’s deputy head of public affairs: “We need to find ways to make traditional foods hip and happening”.
Growing interest in sustainability has resulted in a proliferation of on-pack ethical claims from food makers. But how do we know what claims are true? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) believes it has developed an answer.
Frustrated by the lack of attention given to today’s food challenges in the mainstream media, sustainability expert Roberta Iley has listed nine of the ‘worst food stories’ she believes should be making headlines.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
Austrian start-up Rebel Meat had developed a burger made from 50% meat and 50% plant-based ingredients. The hybrid patty will ‘reach those that purely vegan brands cannot’, CEO Philipp Stangl tells FoodNavigator.
UK start-up Almond has developed an app that rewards shoppers for buying responsible brands, while helping to reduce and offset CO₂e emissions. “In a nutshell, we help consumers reduce their negative impact,” CEO Oliver Bolton tells FoodNavigator.
Software as service (SaaS) start-up Provenance has developed a solution that enables businesses to be more transparent – both internally and externally. “Transparency is the future of brand trust,” Provenance founder and CEO Jessi Baker predicts.