The public-private partnership is the first of its kind in Africa, bringing together the three F&B giants with Kenya’s Government and other partners to make life better for millions of the country’s emaciated children with a ready-to-drink ‘super...
Millets are considered a superfood - being rich in minerals like calcium, potassium and zinc - and punted to help achieve the UN’s 2030 goal to end hunger everywhere. However, the cereals are also rich in dietary fibres, which have demonstrated to limit...
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.
As new research demonstrates the widespread nature of micronutrient deficiencies in pre-school children and women globally, nutrition experts warn the surging cost of living could mean things are about to get worse.
The US-based mission driven company has acquired the humanitarian snack brand created by Hollywood brat pack Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel to shine a spotlight on the hunger crisis.
The global snack giant has announced a new goal to help 50 million people gain ready access to nutritious foods by 2030 by expanding its Food for Good platform. We speak to C.D. Glin, PepsiCo’s global head of Philanthropy, about how the food industry...
Children are not fed enough of the right foods at the right time, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), who is calling for ‘bolder actions’ and ‘greater accountability’ for kids’ diets.
Arla Foods Ingredients has embarked on a four-year project with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to develop an affordable and nutritious snack specifically targeted at Ethiopia’s low-income consumers.
Kellogg’s is on target in reducing its food loss and waste; UK foodservice supplier Brakes has joined Marcus Rushford's Child Food Poverty Task Force; and celebrity-founded snack brand This Saves Lives expands distribution to ensure life-saving nutrition...
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is fighting hunger in the Philippines with its vitamin-packed breads it originally produced in the 1970s to be distributed primarily to public elementary school students as a complete meal, in a bid to combat malnutrition.
World hunger remains a persistent crisis, with approximately 842 million people going hungry every day. We look at the bakery and snack giants that are leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition.
Three consumer watchdogs contend that Kellogg’s has allegedly removed essential micronutrients in its breakfast cereals sold in Mexico, despite 1.6 million children in the country suffering from chronic malnutrition.
An analysis of more than 100 locally-manufactured premixed infant cereals from low and middle income countries, including Indonesia, China and Nepal, has revealed widespread variation in nutritional content, sparking concerns they could contribute to...
Writing up an article on Kellogg’s World Food Day initiative yesterday, that age old question seemed to buzz through: is there really such a thing as a selfless good deed? And what about, dare we ask, on a corporate level?
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reiterated calls for more to be done to improve nutrition in the first 1000 days of life to reduce growth stunting that blights the lives of about 165m children worldwide.
The crusade to end world hunger has been a bitter failure. But with
the world set to sweep away a crooked food trading system, there is
a chance to get it right - if only we could revive the FAO from