fruit & vegetables

29 May 2023
--- Technical fixes to reduce methane emissions from the animal agriculture industry are not long-term solutions to climate change, argues ProVeg International. Instead, the organization flags that reducing animal stocks and... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
29 May 2023
--- With food inflation in the UK reaching some of the highest rates in Europe, the prime minister Rishi Sunak is keen to bring figures to a sustainable level. He has outlined a plan to encourage supermarkets to cap prices of... Read More
29 May 2023
--- This year’s World Digestive Health Day focuses on how gut health develops inside the womb and the changing dietary needs of the gastrointestinal tract from birth through to infancy, childhood and adulthood. The World... Read More
25 May 2023
--- Owner of Quorn, UK-based Marlow Ingredient, has partnered with Danish food start-up Tempty Foods to launch meat alternatives based on mycoprotein – a fungus-derived “super protein” widely used in... Read More
24 May 2023
--- UK food prices edged down in April, the first drop in food inflation since December 2022. Prices increased 19%, compared to 19.1% last month, as falls in bread, cereals, fish, milk, cheese, eggs, sugar, jam and honey helped... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Biodiversity protection and well-functioning ecosystems are essential for food production. The organic movement calls on MEPs to support ambitious nature restoration on agricultural land as well as preserved natural... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Pairwise’s line of mixed leafy greens will be the first consumer food in the US developed using the groundbreaking genome-editing (CRISPR) crossbreeding technology. The product is marketed as having double the... Read More
17 May 2023
--- The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to block the merger of the US’ top two grocery chains, Kroger and Albertsons. The nonprofit nutrition and food safety... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week at Vitafoods Europe, Arla Foods Ingredients showcased two concepts designed to shake up the protein industry. The concepts include new ingredients, a bar with protein dispersed throughout three different layers and... Read More
12 May 2023
--- The US Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is urging the federal cabinet agencies charged with publishing the Dietary Guidelines Advisory (DGA) to increase transparency between individual committee members and... Read More
10 May 2023
--- Food shortages caused by devastating floods and droughts have spurred the development of indoor farming solutions. However, this burgeoning sector is struggling to expand as energy costs decimate profitability margins and... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Widely used insecticides and pesticides in California, US, contain high levels of chemicals that are contaminating millions of acres of farmland, according to the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for... Read More
02 May 2023
--- Swedish researchers found that using high- and medium-fat cow’s milk and coconut milk in spinach smoothies may make it easier to digest the antioxidant lutein from the leafy green. These liquids significantly improved... Read More
27 Apr 2023
--- Hundreds of scientists worldwide are pushing for global diets to account for the benefits that meat brings to the table, as they say that the narrative toward more green and vegan diets might have gone too far.... Read More
26 Apr 2023
--- Keeping consumers educated about the monetary and social impact of reducing food waste is crucial to raising awareness about one of the key challenges facing F&B supply chains. Manufacturers are rescuing ingredients and... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Danone Institute North America (DINA), a non-profit foundation that aims to promote sustainable food systems in the US and Canada, will provide up to US$260,000 in grants to support community-based initiatives focused on... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Doehler has inked a new deal with Ixora Scientific to commercialize natural taste modulators derived from botanicals and plants. The two partners will explore new frontiers and bring novel solutions to the market in this... Read More
24 Apr 2023
--- Frozen food offers a haven for mindful consumers looking for more value for money in their grocery baskets as the cost of living crisis surges on and supermarket prices for basic food items skyrocket forcing people to think... Read More