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New Food Issue 4 2021

Issue 4 2021 of New Food is now available to read online, featuring stories on food safety and beverages, plus an interview with Victory Hemp on the potential new meat analogue to watch!

One in three women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual abuse.1 In particular, the lives of females are often limited in tea producing countries and communities, with over a third of the female population subjected to domestic violence.2

Women make up the majority of the workforce in tea gardens and smallholder farms, but are at risk of discrimination, harassment and violence due to a lack of representation at senior levels.2,3

In this edition of New Food, we explore the important work that tea brand Twinings is undertaking to address the issue of gender inequality and its far-reaching impacts. Also included in this edition:

  • FOOD SAFETY
    A botanical-based approach to keep meat fresh and safe is the horizon, plus all your frequently asked technical questions around olive oil answered
  • BREWING & BEVERAGES
    Trade tensions – New Food finds out how we can potentially avoid future global spats, and our Junior Editor gets an education on whiskey
  • LAB INSIGHT
    How to make a success of your lab according to Abdelrham Youssef from Intertek, Egypt
  • CBD, CANNABIS & HEMP
    Could hemp seed heart be the next meat analogue? Also, the ultimate guide from Mérieux NutriSciences on CBD law in the EU
  • LEADERS’ SERIES
    Alan Eriksen gives New Food the lowdown on Princes’ rebrand two years’ on

References 

  1. www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/violence-against-women
  2. www.ethicalteapartnership.org/empowering-women-in-tea-communities/
  3. www.idhsustainabletrade.com/publication/addressing-gender-based-violence-in-tea-gardens-in-india/
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