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A closer look at… GBBO Week #9: 10 fun French food facts

Blogs, Great British Bake Off, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Take a look at New Food’s profile of France as we try and give you an insight into some quirkier aspects of what makes French food fundamentally French…

Massive overuse of farm antibiotics continues in Europe

Industry news  •  17 October 2016  •  New Food

New data published by the EMA reveals that many European countries are failing to put an end to massive overuse of antibiotics in farming…

Small-scale agriculture threatens the rainforest

Industry news  •  14 October 2016  •  Lund University

A study led by a researcher at Lund University in Sweden has mapped the effects of small farmers on the rain forests of Southeast Asia for the first time…

Oxfam: Solving the problem of the world’s exploitation of tea pluckers

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  5 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speak to Oxfam with regard to how the exploitation of pluckers in the tea industry is being dealt with and what progress has been made over the past few years…

USDA commits $56 million for local and community food projects, organic research

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  New Food

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces more than $56 million in grants to strengthen local and regional food systems, support farmers markets, and fund organic research…

Farmers’ final say the crucial step in governance and representation

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  New Food

One week out away from an important vote for Fonterra, Chairman John Wilson is urging farmers to back changes to the Co-operative’s governance in vote…

How will we feed the 9 billion if global population growth continues to explode

Industry news  •  23 September 2016  •  Stuart Thompson, University of Westminster

Stuart Thompson, University of Westminster, looks at how the exponentially rising global population will put increasing pressure on global food demand…

Soil management may help stabilise maize yield in the face of climate change

Industry news  •  21 September 2016  •  University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

Experts at the University of Illinois have found that correct soil management could stabilise maize yield in the face of global warming…

Barry Callebaut and Prova to launch joint project empowering vanilla farmers

Industry news  •  21 September 2016  •  New Food

Barry Callebaut the world´s leading producer of high-quality cocoa and vanilla production experts Prova are combine to launch new project in Madagascar…

Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand

Industry news  •  20 September 2016  •  University of Birmingham

A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall…

Farmers protest in Cambodia over rice prices

Industry news  •  19 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Almost five hundred farmers in Cambodia block a major road with 100 tonnes of rice paddy in the Battambang province…

RSPB reports that farming causing extinction in the UK

Industry news  •  14 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

An RSPB report entitled the State of Nature report has announced that one in 10 UK species face extinction due to an intensification of farming practices…


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