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.

Sea-to-plate service launched in US

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Shipping

Social enterprise creates first online platform that allows consumers to buy fish straight from producers.

Edible insects to transform Western diets

Friday, 28 June 2013 by Roger East

UN report says insects could be farmed for human consumption, providing a rich source of protein.

A new consortium takes on the chai challenge

Thursday, 27 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Brands, Climate change, Economy, International development, Procurement

Key players in the tea industry come together to deal with climate change issues, rival crops and changing patterns of consumption. Heather Connon reports.


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