fruit & vegetables

23 Sep 2022
--- Food-tech start-up Anina Culinary Art is launching a new way to combat food waste and supply nutrient-rich meals to consumers. The company uses “ugly” vegetables and turns them into ready-to-make meals, tapping... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Research published in Cell Metabolism funded by the Medical Research Council found that the same amount of calories were burned independent of at what time of day they were consumed. Eating a large breakfast was beneficial... Read More
09 Sep 2022
--- A British spin-off science company has been given the green light from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its GM purple tomato after a long-running varietal project. And, now this could pave the way for... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Biodegradable, antioxidant-rich edible active films and coatings from micro-algae extract that extend shelf life can offer fresh produce a new lease of life, following research from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- British agricultural unions are expressing optimism that the UK’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss will ease the foreign labor restrictions that have suffocated crop production, driven up prices and sent food waste... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Sainsbury’s, the second largest supermarket chain in the UK, will remove its best before dates at the end of August. The company will eliminate these labels from 1,500 items, in a move that is projected to save up to... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- As stress is a significant health concern, with 67% of adults reporting increased stress throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the American Psychological Association, the industry is formulating NPD and ingredients... Read More
26 Aug 2022
--- Eating highly processed foods may harm mental health due to the lack of vitamins and high levels of saturated fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), a US study has revealed. Processed foods are usually cheaper and more convenient food... Read More
23 Aug 2022
--- The USDA is urging the country to move into organic farming much more than it currently does with a US$300 million package designed to boost what the country dubs the “Organic Transition Initiative.” This comes... Read More
16 Aug 2022
--- As Europe suffers the worst drought in over 500 years, North America suffers the worst dry period in over a millennia, with NASA images showing water reservoirs like Lake Mead at its lowest levels since its construction in... Read More
15 Aug 2022
--- Across continental Europe, a sweltering summer heatwave has led to the drying up of crucial waterways, hampering critical trade. One of the most significant passages for agri-food shipments such as grain, the Rhine river, is... Read More
15 Aug 2022
--- A food safety expert from the University of Guelph has reacted to the UK’s recent pilot of scrapping best before dates to cut down on food waste, claiming the method has some “pitfalls.”
10 Aug 2022
--- Consumers are reacting to food inflation by making value choices like opting for value-packed products, discounts on offerings with marked-down prices and moving away from luxury brands to cheaper in-house brands. The... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- With Sri Lanka on the verge of economic collapse, organizations are issuing warnings over malnutrition fears across the country, as inflation levels reach record highs. Simultaneously, flooding across Bangladesh has ignited... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- Acesur, one of the leading exporters of olive oil, is predicting a rise in the product’s price in the next three to four months as heatwaves threaten production capabilities in Spain and the demand for olive oil... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- Addressing the robust demand for alternative plant-based protein ingredients, agri-food titan ADM and food-tech player Benson Hill have entered a long-term strategic partnership to scale new soy ingredients. The partnership... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- 70/30 Food Tech, a Shanghai-based alternative protein firm, is introducing ready meal items based on its in-house biomass fermented protein. This protein is a meat substitute based on mycelium, which has the texture and... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- The UK is racing to negotiate a new free trade agreement (FTA) with India in record time in order to “double trade by 2030.” Industry players with an ear to the ground speculate that the new deal is likely to... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Despite the type of supplement taken, people who consume a lot of fiber show the least changes in their microbiomes. This is according to research from US-based Duke University, which recently investigated if it is necessary... Read More
01 Aug 2022
--- UK supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners will remove “best before” dates on nearly 500 fresh products, including root vegetables, fruits such as grapes, citrus and apples.