The enzyme has been developed to accelerate the transition to a circular economy, and will reportedly enable plastic packaging to be recycled and re-used more efficiently.
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The new bean is a type of pinto bean - a common target of leafhoppers - which are considered a vital crop, accounting for more than a third of all edible dry beans produced in the US.
Bacterial canker of tomato is a disease that leads to wilt, cankers, and eventually death in the fruit, but breeders have reportedly known that wild tomatoes carry some form of pathogenic resistance to the disease, but with limited knowledge.
The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed has anticipated that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is likely to make a decision on approving insects for human consumption in the coming weeks.
The Close the Glass Loop platform has the objective to achieve a post-consumer glass container collection target of 90 percent, and to ensure that this is recycled into the container glass production loop to come back as a new packaging.
Josh Holt, Founder of artisan, ethical coffee roaster Coffee Story, prides his company on bridging the gap between growers and consumers. Here, he tells New Food more about the start-ups endeavours.
A special issue of the open-access peer-reviewed Russian Journal of Economics has claimed that although Russia has significantly developed its agri-food sector, the country has been presented with a number of new challenges.
The research focused on plastic pollution from Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever in six developing countries - Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Nigeria and the Philippines.
The company has published its Cocoa & Forests Initiative report, highlighting key milestones achieved.
The initiatives share a collective ambition to address plastic waste and pollution at its source, by moving toward a circular economy where plastic stays in the economy and out of the environment.
New Food shares a frank and insightful conversation with Planet Organic founder, Renée Elliott, to hear her thoughts on integrity, trust and why she considers organic to be superior.
The researchers claimed that Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) can often ignore essential factors in assessing environmental impact such as biodiversity and soil quality.
The researchers found that green spaces including parks, gardens, allotments, roadside verges and woodland cover 45 percent of Sheffield – a figure similar to other UK cities.