PepsiCo Europe has announced that it aims to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastic in all of its crisp and chip packets by 2030. The packaging will be replaced with recycled or renewable plastic.
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One of the food industry's most difficult questions is tackled head on by New Food's editorial team.
New Food hears from Buckley’s Bees, an organisation looking to help repopulate the dwindling bee numbers, on why extinction would have such a detrimental impact on our food system.
Though there is a suggestion that large industrial farms can harm biodiversity, there are solutions farmers can put in place to mitigate this and promote wildlife growth in agricultural settings.
Professor Chris Elliott offers his thoughts on the rewild scheme, which will see £800 million go to landowners to plant trees and restore wetlands, but there are fears that this will cause serious food security issues and even put small farms out of business.
One of the largest supermarkets in the UK, Morrisons, has announced the removal of use by dates on milk bottles in a move to stop millions of pints being wasted.
It is not often that scientific advances approach complicated problems in such a seemingly fitting way, but such is the case with high-tech farming and mycotoxins.
The Arla Foods survey suggests that consumers are not as aware of nutrition when it comes to choosing diets, but encouragingly consumers are willing to learn more.