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.

Net design catches more days at sea

Thursday, 20 June 2013 by Thomas Rossiter

Scottish prawn fisheries have developed nets that reduce cod by-catch, winning them extra time on the water.

We need to ensure food supply whatever the weather, says Andrew Kuyk

Thursday, 13 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change, Climate change, Procurement

Sustainable sourcing, product innovation and new expertise are the key components of a resilient food industry, says the Director of Sustainability at the Food and Drink Federation.

DNA testing keeps marine stewardship up to the mark

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 by Roger East
Tags: Shipping

In the wake of traceability scandals, the Marine Stewardship Council is developing DNA checks that can determine what the fish is and even where it came from.

'Gleaning' boosts demand for discarded produce

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 by Olivia James
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change

New initiatives aim to change perceptions of cosmetically challenged fruit and veg, and cut fresh food waste.

Oxford first city to be ‘foodprinted’

Thursday, 23 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Cities

Pioneering ‘FoodPrint Calculator’ helps cities understand the environmental impact of their population’s diet, and how to reduce it.

A solar fridge for fresh food in hot climates

Monday, 13 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: International development

The University of Cincinnati responds to food shortages with solar-powered cold storage for farms. 

New water targets for UK dairy industry

Thursday, 25 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)

Industry federation Dairy UK joins WRAP and FDF in plans to cut water use by 20% by 2020.

Bhutan: the world's first 100% organic nation?

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture, Economy

Bhutan wants to be the first country to eliminate herbicides and pesticides from the food chain.

A genetic leap for salmon

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)

A US ruling could put genetically modified fish, produced by AquaBounty Technologies in Massachusetts to reach full weight in under two years, on the menu.


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