The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health. Here, Dr Sylvain Charlebois takes a look at how important this really is for the planet and for ensuring a sustainable supply of food across the entire globe.
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Predictions in the report by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph are allegedly made using historical data sources, machine learning algorithms and predictive analytics tools.
A cold and wet autumn has negatively impacted crop yields among potato farmers in North America, and concerns amongst processors are growing. Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, from Dalhousie University, explores the potential consequences and how the shrinkflation of fries and chips is a possibility.
Supermarkets in Canada have launched sustainability initiatives to reduce the amount of packaging being used in the food industry. But will consumers respond to the environmental ambitions? Here, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois from Dalhousie University takes a look.
With deforestation and depleting resources at the forefront of the coffee-growing industry, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois explores how synthetic lab-produced coffee is developing as an alternative.
"Only a handful of countries are fishing in the high seas and the fish they catch are not feeding those most in need."