Sourcing food directly from the farm

(LONDON) A pioneering company in England that is delivering food to customers directly from the farm has attracted multi-million pound backing. Farmdrop's online 'harvested-to-order' platform puts more mo...

Vital system monitors food security

An investment of US$6 million is being made in a system used to monitor food security among refugees in Africa. The money donated to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - from South Korea - will be...

Innovation is the key ingredient

Innovation is a key ingredient in the food industry's efforts to create a sustainable future. Household name Tate & Lyle takes its social responsibilities seriously and has revamped its Food Systems Glob...

Tech can keep shopping convenient

(JAPAN) Japan is facing the challenges of shifting demographics with less people of working age entering the employment market. The country is increasingly looking to technology to take up the slack and supp...

The ‘Blockchain of Food’

Blockchain is a word many link with banking and financial services but it is a technology commentators are increasingly championing as the natural "gatekeeper in the emerging trust economy.” The ledger syste...

These edible bottles waste nothing

|16 April 2017| LONDON Squidgy edible packets of water made from seaweed are an ingenious antidote to the environmental scourge of plastics. The company behind it, Skipping Rocks Lab, has a vision to "...

The iPhone of meat-free burgers

|14 April 2017| HONG KONG A leading US producer of burgers made from plant proteins has launched its tasty alternative to meat in Asia. Beyond Burger is now being sold in Hong Kong - a city which eats ...

New tool will accelerate food innovation

|13 April 2017| BARCELONA A new search engine for professionals working in the food and drink industry is now online. Developed by Reimagine Food - a popular global food innovation platform headquarter...

Food techies look to Italy

|12 April 2017| ROME Italy and food are synonymous with one another - and rightly so - it is home to some of the world's finest cuisine. The country is now also taking the lead in food technology nurtu...

NYC seeks sustainable food ideas

|11 April 2017| NEW YORK A bank servicing the global food and agribusiness industry is taking its popular pitch competition designed to advance the development of sustainable food solutions to New York. ...