Sustainability - Articles and news items

Salmon with side effects: The problem with Chile’s rivers

Industry news  •  23 March 2017  •  Helmholtz Centre For Environmental Research - UFZ

Aquacultures are polluting Chile’s rivers and thus salmon stocks with a cocktail of dissolved organic substances…

World Water Day: Message on a bottle

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  New Food

One Water, which pours profits into clean water projects worldwide, uses test packaging to urge consumers to ‘drink and think’.

European governments about to vote on the authorisation of three GM maize

Industry news  •  21 March 2017  •  Slow Food

GM maize is about to be validated by European governments as Slow Food say no to the move…

It’s bad news for haddock, but American lobster claws its way up the latest seafood ratings lists

Industry news  •  21 March 2017  •  New Food

Takeaway favourite from North Sea and west of Scotland area no longer the best partner for chips

The Crop Trust on looking after global food security

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 March 2017  •  Marie Haga | The Crop Trust

New Food speaks exclusively to Marie Haga from The Crop Trust to discuss the sheer scale of the global food security challenge we face…

Why Cargill’s Cocoa Promise represents the fight for gender equality

Industry news  •  8 March 2017  •  New Food

We celebrate International Women’s Day by looking at what Cargill are doing to empower women in the cocoa supply chain…

Nestlé outlines its support of sustainable development goals

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  New Food

Nestlé has announced its new 2020 commitments together with three long-term ambitions, in support of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals…

A stream of surprises from the Atlantic cod genome

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  University of Oslo, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Researchers at the University of Oslo (UiO) keep discovering surprises in the Atlantic cod genome…

In small village communities local resources often not used sustainably

Industry news  •  1 March 2017  •  Helmholtz Centre For Environmental Research - UFZ

Village communities in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia and South America have not been using local forest resources as sustainably as is often assumed…

Divine Chocolate announces Dividend for its farmer owners in Ghana

Industry news  •  27 February 2017  •  New Food

Divine Chocolate, the leading international Fairtrade company, has released its 2016 figures that include dividends for its Ghanaian farmers…

World’s largest seed supply in arctic bolstered to protect global food security

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 February 2017  •  New Food

Major deposit to world’s largest seed collection in the arctic overseen by The Crop Trust…

Why are cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire still living in poverty?

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

New study shows the road to make cocoa a sustainable and high yielding crop is still long…

New human rights framework elevates Twinings above the rest

Industry news  •  20 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Twinings introduces a new framework to evaluate human rights risks and the needs of specific communities in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals…

Sustainable seafood is not only about healthy stocks

Issue 1 2017  •  17 February 2017  •  Yuliya Shcherbina, Communications Officer, Friend of the Sea

Industrial fishing has expanded significantly over recent decades. Fishing companies worldwide have introduced advanced technologies, exploring new waters..

Feeding Asia: Climate change and the devastation of food security

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  16 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

New Food considers the potentially exponential impact climate change could have on both global and Asian food security…

 

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