World's biggest seafood event to put spotlight on sustainable fishing

Sunday, 06 April 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Behaviour change, Food, Shipping, Value chains

This year's annual gathering of 25,000 seafood industry professionals will highlight the importance of sustainable fishing practices.

Food-processing unit could help supermarkets cut waste

Monday, 24 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Waste

The Harvester converts food waste into organic fertiliser feedstock, and captures data to reveal discard trends.

“They are not only coffee farmers, but business women juggling budgets”

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture, International development

Nilufar Verjee, Commercial and Marketing Director at Twin Trading, meets the women of coffee co-operative Kopakama in Rwanda.

Handheld scanner provides detailed information on ingredients

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Consumer engagement, Nutrition

A new Canadian device allows users to go “beyond the label” and find out exactly what’s in their food.

MSC-labelled fish now available at 4,000 UK primary schools

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Education, Shipping

New menu options and the MSC’s Fish & Kids project are promoting sustainable fishing.

Consumers in emerging markets favour ‘green’ goods

Friday, 27 December 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change

A Tetra Pak survey on environmental behaviour in mature and emerging markets has helped to inform the company’s R&D efforts, says Libby Costin.

The rise of indoor cropping

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 by tess riley
Tags: Agriculture, Climate change

As growers look for protection from an unpredictable climate, has the time come to take food production indoors? Tess Riley reports. 

World’s largest vertical farm is certified organic

Thursday, 19 September 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture

Chicago-based farm in previously empty warehouse gets USDA seal of approval.

Web-based app simplifies food box admin

Friday, 23 August 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture

Bucky Box allows local food suppliers to automate subscription, delivery and billing.

Could cotton become a global food source?

Thursday, 25 July 2013 by Roger East
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change

Cottonseed is abundant and rich in protein, but a compound within the plant means it's toxic to humans unless refined into cooking oil. Will biotech research solve the conundrum? Roger East investigates.


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