Today’s consumer is more receptive to products fortified with novel ingredients, especially if they add a functional benefit like high proteins and fibres, but lower carbs. This article examines research being carried out by Devon Petrie, a lecturer within...
Coronavirus and economic meltdown has left Lebanon on the brink of collapse: Now there are fears the huge explosion in the country’s capital on Tuesday (August 4) could worsen its precarious food security with the loss of a valuable port and wheat stocks.
Researchers working on molecular-level responses in crops have taken a step closer to their goal of producing heat-tolerant wheat. “This benefits the sustainability of the food system by protecting food supply as the climate changes,” project lead Dr...
PepsiCo posted better-than-expected fourth quarter results, primarily driven by its Frito-Lay North American unit, which delivered its fastest rate of growth since 2013, according to CEO Ramon Laguarta.
Imagine – a range of kiddies snacks that provide ‘a good source of protein and calcium’ – has embarked on a three-year partnership with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to fight childhood hunger in America.
Amaranth, Mexico’s native grain is now part of the country's 'basic basket' of goods, an official come-back for this nutritious superfood that was sacred to the Aztecs. We look at how manufacturers can use it in their products.
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).
The United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP) and World Vision International (WVI) are planning to pilot automated teller machines (ATMs) in refugee camps in East Africa, which dispense locally sourced foods like cereals; much like a banking ATM dispenses...
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) says it foresees rolling roll out new varieties of drought- and disease-resistant grains to African farmers next year to increase food security in the region.
UK-based agribusiness impact investor AgDevCo has secured £55m ($71m) from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to expand its portfolio of sustainable investments in African agriculture.