Research revealing bees’ ability to synthesise specific nutrients, to support the colonisation of their gut bacteria, offers insights into the symbiotic relationship they have with their gut microbiota. But changes to their habitat is placing this delicate...
After a year-long review, the EIT Food Protein Diversification Think Tank has published a new policy brief on protein diversification - but remains open to additional input from others to transition the industry’s strong dependence on resource-intensive...
Most countries are yet to realise the full potential of including food systems in their climate action plans, according to a new report calling for food and agriculture to be at the heart of discussions.
British Bakels has built its business over the past 75 years by flexing with the trends and developing products to meet them. Free from has been one of the past decade’s defining trends, with the pandemic increasing consumer desire to understand nutrition’s...
Beneo welcomes this year’s theme for World Heath Day (7 April) – highlighting the innate relationship between the consumer’s wellbeing and that of the Earth – noting it aligns with its recent research that found flexitarians are driving the demand for...
Scaling back livestock production? Tougher regulation of commodity trading? Pushing back green legislation? FoodNavigator looks at what can be done to limit the impact of this latest food price crisis.
Lay’s Romania has partnered with Project Ark – which funds conservation efforts around the world – to launch an ImpactNFT platform composed of over 3,000 smiles from fans of the PepsiCo-owned crisp brand.
The French bakery manufacturer has developed a baguette made from a mix of pulses, commonly used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines, as well as in traditional French and Tex-Mex dishes such as cassoulet and chilli con carne.
The healthy ingredients specialist will cut carbon emissions by 20% by halving the number of truck movements to and from its rice starch plant in Wijgmaal, Belgium, by increasing the volumes transported over water.
The food giant has launched a regenerative pilot programme with Kansas wheat farmers situated in the Cheney Reservoir, which will ultimately improve the overall water quality provided to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is calling on four of the world’s leading cereal makers to make ‘relatively small commitments’ in the way they source grains, which would go a long way to combat climate change.
The Oreo maker’s 2018 Impact Progress Report, entitled 'Snacking Made Right', highlights its use of less energy, water and waste across the group, as well as its move to paper-based packaging and its focus on mindful consumption.
BBU’s parent Grupo Bimbo was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second time last year, and the addition of electric vehicles will further the bakery giant’s company-wide commitment.
General Mills’ plans to roll out a new cereal made from Kernza across the US have stalled. However, instead of crying over spilt milk, the company has put a new spin on marketing climate beneficial foods.
Global farming practices – dominated by wheat, corn and rice – are playing havoc with the preservation of wildlife and putting food security at further risk, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Despite living on a planet with 50,000 edible plants, 60% of our energy intake comes from just three: rice, maize and wheat. What is this lack of dietary diversity doing to our health and the environment?
Allboxes Direct, which works with Baked By Melissa, Milkbar, Farmigo, and Jacques Torres Chocolates, has launched a bio based polymer packaging to replace petroleum based polymers for the manufacture and production of plastic packaging.
A free online course that aims to increase environmental awareness in the food and drink sectors could help processing and packaging SMEs save money and boost their green credentials, said the body championing the initiative.
With recent research suggesting retailers like Wal-Mart are actively driving US manufacturers to adapt ‘greener’ packaging, one organisation says European counterparts need a more holistic supply chain approach to bolster their eco-goals.
A survey by the European Commission has produced a list of 11
methods EU member states are using to dramatically ease the costs
and administrative burden of following the bloc’s environmental and
Although beef farmers in England are keen to bring their farms into
line with new environmental regulations, some are fearful that this
requirement could jeopardise their economic future, according to
the National Beef Association...
Food processors and manufacturers have long been urged to take
greater responsibility for the environment. Unbiodegradable food
packaging for example has proved to be a huge litter problem, and
even a health risk in certain circumstances.
EarthShell Corporation, the US-based manufacturer of eco-friendly
food service packaging, is to expand its production by increasing
the supply of its plates and bowls to Wal-Mart to select stores
throughout the US.
Recent research work carried out at the Trollhättan/Uddevalla
University College in Sweden suggests that, although consumers feel
a commitment towards the environment, this is not enough to make
them choose eco-labelled food products.