The research team behind the report believe that with the right advice and resources, yields can be boosted for entire communities – though these changes can only be implemented if women have the power to make decisions.
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Researchers in Boston used spinach as a scaffold to grow cultured meat, in an advancement they say could increase the production of cultured meat to match rising demand.
Researchers claim the local supply lines and direct marketing approaches of local seafood networks meant an ordinarily niche sector was able to do well during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week's Recall Roundup features a Salmonella alert in the US, as well as the risk of glass and plastic pieces in the UK and Germany.
There are many that both want and believe that urban agriculture can provide for the nutritional needs of cities – but one research team has investigated whether that is really the case.
Belgium came in at second place on the list of countries surveyed, while Austria and the Netherlands were found to eat the least junk food per month on average.
Pressure is mounting on Defra to ban imports of foie gras into the UK due to the methods used during the production process.
Researchers from Switzerland and Hawai`i claim they have found a way to use coffee pulp to boost the regeneration of forests destroyed as a result of agricultural processes.
The Food Industry Asia report cements the agri-food industry’s position at the heart of economies in Southeast Asia, as it showed a healthy growth in the past five years.
With many Brits working from home, this survey asked why coffee consumption is on the rise, with an increase in breaks and stress relief cited as reasons for the increase.
The Lloyd’s Register survey of senior executives within the beverage sector claims that despite the risk of food fraud, it is not a high priority among many industry leaders.
This week's Recall Roundup features a Salmonella alert in Germany, as well as the risk of possible metal and plastic contamination in the US and Canada.
As the UK marks a year of COVID-19 restrictions, one survey has shed light on the changes in the eating and shopping habits of consumers that have been observed as a result of lockdown.
New research from the FSA claims the vast majority of food businesses in the UK have some form of policy on allergen labelling, and almost all had processes in place to check for allergenic ingredients.
The research team says the films can be made using algae, of which there is an almost inexhaustible supply in the world’s oceans.