Trust and traceability

Friday, 17 October 2014 by Michael Ashcroft
Tags: Brands, Food, Nutrition

Michael Ashcroft asks what innovations in data collection will mean for global food systems.

Three leaders reveal how food and drink companies are planning for the future

Monday, 06 October 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Food, Manufacturing, Sustainable business

Experts from Mondelēz, Nestlé and MacSween of Edinburgh share their approach and top tips for managing sustainability risks and opportunities.  

Can institutional kitchens scrap their culture of waste?

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Consumption, Food, Waste

Waste reduction can help address issues of food quality and increase profitability, argues Greg Christian of Beyond Green.

FarmLog helps US farmers use land more efficiently

Monday, 14 July 2014 by Kester Byass
Tags: Agriculture, Communications , Food, Innovation

A new app aggregates data from across a farm and presents it in a user-friendly interface.

The commercial case strengthens for a sustainable supply strategy

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change, Brands, Food, Sustainable business, Value chains

Food and drink manufacturing businesses can identify critical ingredients using a new guide, Sustainable Sourcing – Five Steps Towards Managing Supply Chain.

Starbucks Japan closes loop from waste coffee grounds to milk

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 by tess riley
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change, Brands, Consumption, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business, Value chains

Over one hundred Starbucks coffeehouses across Japan are transforming waste coffee beans into feed for dairy cows – and buying back their milk.

GM plant could provide alternative source of ‘fish’ oils

Thursday, 05 June 2014 by Patrick McKenna
Tags: Behaviour change, Consumption, Food

The aquaculture industry could benefit from plant-based source of omega-3 oils being field-trialled in the UK.

Tesco builds on Lidl’s junkfood ban at checkouts

Monday, 26 May 2014 by Ted Shoemaker
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Consumer engagement, Consumption, Food, Health, Nutrition, Retail, Sustainable business

Both supermarket chains plan to remove junk food from the checkout aisles of all their UK stores, replacing it with healthier snacks.

Michael Doherty: the aquaponics artist

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: #theBIGshift, Agriculture, Behaviour change, Creative industries, Engineering, Food, Innovation

Get the aesthetics right, and new approaches to food production will be more palatable to the public.

From Singapore to Rosario, cities get serious about local food

Thursday, 10 April 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change, Cities , Consumption, Food, Value chains

Urban farming innovations aim for scale as authorities plan for long-term resilience in supply chains.

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