Having currently achieved a 23.2 percent reduction, Iceland has committed to a 50 percent reduction of food waste across its operations by 2030.
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The data patterns allowed researchers to develop a matrix to predict the traits of rice plants depending on their genetics and the environment in which they are grown, which they said could be adapted and utilised for other crop types.
Over the coming weeks, Soil Association Certification will be sharing learnings from organic businesses, webinars, panel discussions, articles and organic learning sessions, as it looks to provide further support for organic businesses throughout the pandemic.
The funding has been awarded to FLAWLESS, a project designed to ‘supercharge’ global efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12.3 to halve food waste by 2030.
Anneke van de Geijn from FrieslandCampina Ingredients Food & Beverages explores how some of 2019's trends, such as conscious and personalised consumption, have been shaped by COVID-19 and how manufacturers could build upon these evolving preferences.
The National Beef Association has called on the UK government to "take food security seriously" amid concerns that amendments to the Agriculture Bill do not protect or prioritise UK food standards.
Marking International Tea Day, FAO led a virtual event attended by tea exporters, producers, experts and advocacy organisations to highlight the need to prioritise the sustainability and prosperity of the tea sector.
ProVeg International has claimed that the EU's new Farm to Fork Strategy has ignored the environmental and health impacts of animal farming.
Originally scheduled for March 2020, the newly published Farm to Fork Strategy has set out targets designed to ensure a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system, including a 50 percent reduction in the use and risk of pesticides.
Through the Cargill Cocoa Promise, the company uses technologies, such as mobile money, GPS mapping and digital data collection to allow for greater transparency on how cocoa is grown and sourced from farmers.
The research has suggested that efficient use of aquaponics - a system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics - can be both economically and environmentally profitable.
The USDA has released final GMO regulations, which the Center for Food Safety has claimed are detrimental to the health of farmers and consumers.
In a bid to protect wheat and other crops from the Brome Mosaic virus, scientists from UC Riverside set out to better understand how the virus' particles interact with each other when infecting crops.
Andrew Brooks, Global Head of Sustainability at Olam Cocoa, explains the need to support cocoa farmers as a way to reduce deforestation, and highlights the progress that the collaborative Cocoa & Forests Initiative has seen.
Pig ammonia emissions factors are said to based on studies 20 years old, and revising these factors aims to help compliant producers avoid unnecessary expenses.