New blockchain tracking platform launched for food industry

A new blockchain-enabled food tracking platform has been launched to track individual products from origin to consumer. Developed in partnership between WWF-Australia and BCG Digital...

Brexit guide launched for UK seafood industry

A guide to support seafood businesses in preparing for Brexit has been launched this week by Seafish, the public body that supports the UK’s...

£1.2m crowdfunding success to advance sustainable farming vision

British agri-tech start-up Small Robot Company has topped up its funding pot after crowdfunding £1.2 million to advance sustainable farming. To date, the company has...

Growth for Irish food exports despite political uncertainty

Ireland’s agri-food sector has been hailed as “durable and innovative” with the nation’s food, drink and horticulture exports reaching €12.1 billion in 2018. Despite the...

Fast food giants found wanting on chicken welfare

The biggest players in the fast food industry have been called out this week by World Animal Protection for failing on the welfare of...

Japan drops ban and opens market to British beef and lamb

Japan has opened its market to imports of UK lamb and beef in a deal worth almost £130 million over the first five years. The...

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...

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