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Sustainability - Articles and news items

What a Donald Trump Presidency might mean for the US food and beverage industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  28 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

Indian researchers pioneer an alternate use for sugarcane waste

Industry news  •  25 November 2016  •  Elsevier

From Britain to Mexico, countries are considering sugar taxes to reduce consumption and curb the global obesity epidemic. Indian researchers might have found a use for sugarcane waste…

The Coca-Cola System In China completes definitive agreement to reshape bottling operations

Industry news  •  23 November 2016  •  New Food

The Coca-Cola Company commemorated the completion of a definitive agreement to refranchise all existing Company-owned bottling operations in China on Saturday…

Protein feed and bioplastic from farm biogas

Industry news  •  17 November 2016  •  New Food

VTT has developed a solution for converting even small sources of methane-rich biogas into raw materials for animal feed or bioplastic on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants…

Nitrogen reports protect water and drives on-farm efficiency

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  New Food

Fonterra farmers to receive nitrogen reports for the 2015/16 season, a programme that enables farmers to maximise the benefits of nutrient use…

PepsiCo talks sugar, sustainability and a responsible approach to development

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  1 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell

New Food speaks exclusively to PepsiCo on what it is doing to ensure the health and sustainability go hand in hand with its products…

France’s field-to-table agricultural approach

Blogs  •  31 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

France has an undeniably unique approach to gastronomy with an emphasis on fresh produce and a field-to-table approach. New Food speaks to journalist Kait Bolongaro for a further insight…

ENSO threatens food supply in southern Africa

Industry news  •  17 October 2016  •  Lund University

Rapid climate change will lead to greater shortages of food, fuel, energy and animal feed in vast rural areas of eastern and southern Africa….

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…

Sustainable fisheries require capable fishers

Industry news  •  14 October 2016  •  Wageningen University and Research

Wageningen University & Research demonstrate in a paper published in PLoS ONE today that fishers who don’t have collective capabilities are less likely to participate in sustainability projects…

The journey to sustainable protein for the future

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Ivana Gazibara, Head of Futures, Forum for the Future

Amidst an increasingly uncertain political, economic and environmental landscape, food (and protein) security is a key issue as Ivana Gazibara, Forum for the Future discusses in further detail…

Upgrading sustainability with Industrial Biotechnology

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Ana Galindo García

Ana Galindo García from the Leitat Technological Centre, Barcelona describes how biotechnology might be used to improve sustainability…

Jellyfish help scientists to fight food fraud

Industry news  •  13 October 2016  •  University of Southampton

Animals feeding at sea inherit a chemical record reflecting the area where they fed, which can help track their movements, say University of Southampton…

Wine and wastewater: How to optimise sludge treatment

Industry news  •  10 October 2016  •  Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft detail the challenges of wine wastewater treatment, articulating the importance of adaptation to the surrounding environment…

JCS Fish underlines responsible sourcing approach with ‘Chain of Custody’ certifications

Industry news  •  6 October 2016  •  New Food

Salmon specialist JCS Fish celebrates another milestone after completing independent assessments to several ‘chain of custody’ standards…

 

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