Food security - Articles and news items

CropLife Asia & regional plant science industry celebrate Earth Day

Industry news  •  21 April 2017  •  New Food

Nearly 400,000 plant species provide our planet with the nutritious food, fibre, fresh air, and medicine we need to survive, but it is estimated that roughly one-fifth of those are at risk of extinction due to environmental threats.

Vacuum packaging’s key role in the great food waste challenge

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 April 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

The world wastes one third of all food produced. What you might not know is that food packaging can play a significant role in reducing the food industry’s environmental footprint.

European Commission: The worrying state of Mediterranean fish stocks

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 April 2017  •  European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)

A recent analysis by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) shows that 93% of the assessed fish stocks are over-exploited…

Feeding Asia: Is Oceania a viable food bowl?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  3 April 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

New Food considers to what extent Oceania might present a potential solution to the impending global crisis…

2017 Global Food Policy Report: Urbanisation in the spotlight

Industry news  •  31 March 2017  •  New Food

The 2017 Global Food Policy Report shines a spotlight on the unique challenges and opportunities presented by urbanisation for ending hunger and malnutrition and advancing the 2030 Agenda.

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…

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…

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…

Move over meat, it’s time to eat edible insects

Industry news  •  15 February 2017  •  New Food

Do edible insects present a viable solution to dwindling resources and global sustainability…?

Quinoa genome accelerates solutions for food security

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  9 February 2017  •  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Quinoa could hold the key to feeding the world’s growing population because it can thrive in harsh environments…

What a Trump Presidency might mean for the US food industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  20 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

Feeding Asia: How improving cold chain efficiency could alleviate India’s malnutrition

Blogs, Feeding Asia, Z Homepage Promo  •  19 January 2017  •  David Appel; Jon Shaw, Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems

In the latest in our ‘Feeding Asia’ series, we look at how an improved efficiency in the cold chain might help reduce Indian food waste and fight against malnutrition…

Food security threatened by sea-level rise

Industry news  •  18 January 2017  •  NIBIO – Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

Food security to be threatened by significant seal-level rise in a report based upon findings by the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research…

Feeding Asia: The problem with Asia’s population growth for food security

Blogs, Feeding Asia, Z Homepage Promo  •  16 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Part two of New Food’s ‘Feeding Asia’ series looks at how population growth and changing consumption habits are affecting regional food security…

New pest threatens crops in West Africa

Industry news  •  16 January 2017  •  NIBIO – Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

A species of moth looks set to significantly threaten crops in West Africa and the future is looking increasingly uncertain…

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