No-deal Brexit ‘catastrophic’ for UK food and farming, unions warn

A no-deal Brexit could result in “catastrophic impacts” for the UK’s food and farming sector, the nation’s four farming unions have warned. In an open...

ASEAN banks could benefit from improving food policies

Improving policies to manage the negative environmental and social impacts of beef, soy, palm oil and seafood production could benefit banks operating in South...

Waste Champion appointed to cut UK’s food waste

As part of Government plans to slash food waste, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has appointed a new Food Surplus and Waste Champion. Philanthropist Ben Elliot,...

How else could the food industry use blockchain?

Blockchain technology has already begun to improve many different facets of our lives. From the innovative digital currency of Bitcoin, to the way in...

Cargill outlines efforts to end deforestation in cocoa supply chain

2018 has been a turning point for sustainability in the global cocoa industry and now Cargill has outlined its plan to eliminate deforestation from...

Appointment sees Louis Dreyfus Company focus further down the food chain

In a bid to push its expertise further on down the supply chain, Louis Dreyfus Company has appointed a new Head of Food Innovation...

Agriculture urged to scale up climate change response

Speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Poland this week, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that the agriculture...

Talking traceability and food recalls with Epicor’s Product Director

We sat down with Duncan Moir, Product Director at Epicor, to discuss the minutia of food recalls and what the food processing industry can...

Wilmar leads charge for palm oil’s deforestation-free future

Wilmar, the world’s largest palm oil trader, is positioning itself at the forefront of a push to make the controversial industry deforestation free. In a...

Availability of labour now ‘critical’ in agri-food sector

Availability of labour has become a critical issue for the agri-food sector, according to Food Drink Ireland (FDI) in its latest Business Monitor. The Ibec...

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