Sustainability

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Trendspotting for the King’s coronation

By Gill Hyslop

The coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla takes place on Saturday, 6 May 2023, at Westminster Abbey in London. While only 2,000 guests have been invited to attend the event, more than 7,000 street parties and community events are expected to...

Grupo Bimbo continues acquisition strategy despite lower Q1 profit

Grupo Bimbo continues acquisition strategy despite lower Q1 profit

By Gill Hyslop

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV acquired Natural Bakery in Winnipeg, Canada, and made a minority investment in Delaware-based Olyra Foods during its first quarter, which saw net profit down 9.4%, citing the sale of its confectionary business in the same quarter...

The UK's chief veterinary officer has lifted flockdown rules across the country, amid caution that the avian influenza outbreak continues to rage. Pic: GettyImages/Stephen Barnes

Flockdown is over: what this means for food producers

By Gill Hyslop

The good news is that the lockdown for free-range hens has been lifted and the birds are allowed to return to free-range roaming. But we're not yet over the worst outbreak of avian influenza in history, so how long with this freedom last? And what...

The Wheat Foods Council is ramping up its strategy to increase the use of wheat foods among consumers, foodservice operators and manufacturers. Pic: GettyImages/GMVozd

Wheat Foods Councils ramps up its ‘all things wheat’ message

By Gill Hyslop

Did you know there are six official classes of wheat? That each tiny wheat berry seed (the kernel) contains three distinct parts that are separated during the milling process to produce flour? That wheat made into fortified flour is subjected up to 21...

Délifrance knows the importance of clean label bakes for its customers. Pic: Délifrance

Délifrance unpacks clean label

By Gill Hyslop

The phrase has long been bandied about, but the concept has changed dramatically since it was first devised.

Wildfarmed flour doesn’t just affect one part of the sustainability transition, it helps to increase biodiversity in soil, promote food education and reduce carbon emissions.

Wildfarmed embarks on UK-wide tour to spread the regenerative message

By Gill Hyslop

The regenerative agriculture pioneers have collaborated with 20 bakeries across the UK for a nationwide tour throughout March to give away baked treats made with Wildfarmed flour and to introduce consumers to the better-for-the planet farming processes.

It’s high stakes for sugar and salt in 2023

It’s high stakes for sugar and salt in 2023

By Gill Hyslop

The Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI) has identified 10 key trends set to shape the food industry in 2023, with women’s health, affordable nutrition and sugar and salt reduction among some of the top areas for innovation.

Regenerative agriculture improve soil health, biodiversity, climate resiliency and farmer economics. Pic: GettyImages/Tinnakorn Jorruang

Quinn signs up to the Soil Carbon Initiative

By Gill Hyslop

The Colorado-based mission-driven snack producer has announced its participation in the Soil Carbon Initiative's recently launched Go-To-Market Pilot Programme, designed to incentivise more US farmers to improve soil health, which will increase biodiversity...

African heads of state are calling for unity to achieve the 2025 goal to stamp out malnutrition. Pic: GettyImages/Pixsooz

African leaders call for unification of nutrition targets

By Gill Hyslop

Ahead of the 2025 World Health Assembly Nutrition deadline, several heads of African Union (AU) member states have called for more commitment and accountability in tackling malnutrition and food insecurity.