The UK’s largest supermarket retailer is baking new bread pudding and olive oil crostini products made from surplus baguettes and batons. Which other industry players are working to minimise food waste?
A new coalition, Business for Nature, was launched yesterday (3 July) with the ambition of creating a “united business voice” to help reverse the loss of nature. We spoke to Peter White, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) ambassador...
Food brands are profiting from ‘free-from’ fake news, claims an Italian consumer rights organisation, after its study found ‘palm oil free’ products were higher in saturates and less sustainable than their palm oil counterparts.
Systech, primarily known for its serialization, traceability, anti-counterfeiting, pharmaceutical regulations and supply chain technology, has expanded into Food & Beverages introducing its UniSecure platform at AIPIA.
The disastrous environmental effects of unsustainable palm oil production has ‘demonised’ the commodity for consumers. Is soy, which is similarly associated with deforestation, biodiversity loss and climate change, heading for the same fallout?
Demand for meat analogues is booming as ever more sophisticated plant-protein products are developed. Future growth of the sector will benefit from diversified protein sources, ingredients specialist Roquette predicts.
European project REFRAME, which aims to support the development of rural SMEs, has been granted an extra year of funding. According to the project’s coordinator, small rural businesses are “uniquely positioned” to meet changing consumer preferences.
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”,...