Olam International will invest US$61 in cocoa processing facility in Indonesia International agribusiness Olam International Limited (Olam), has announced that it will be investing US$61 million to establish...

Consumers have shown a strong willingness to pay more for eco-labelled vegetables, while also indicating that supermarkets should favour ‘environmentally-responsible’ suppliers, according to new research...

Breakthrough science with the ability to control the life-cycle of plants could be the solution to increasing food production as population exceeds nine billion by 2050, according to researchers from the...

Eight of the world’s leading consumer brand companies and conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have announced the formation of the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance (BFA) to support the development...

Mexican company The Chicza Rainforest Gum initiative is set to launch its biodegradable chewing gum called Chicza, made from latex extracted from chicozapote trees in the jungles of South-eastern Mexico,...

Using an online grocery delivery service can cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least half when compared with individual household trips to the store, according to research from the University of Washington....

Representatives from across Europe’s food supply chain have committed to reducing food waste, in line with the European Commission’s goal of halving food waste by 2020. Meanwhile, in Australia, research...

The biotechnologies used in North American staple crop production are lowering yields and increasing pesticide use compared to Western Europe, according to researchers from the University of Canterbury...

Australian owned and operated food waste equipment company Hungry Giant has developed a new system that might help food manufacturing businesses reduce food waste by up to 90 per cent. According to Hungry...

Consumers’ concerns about the use of palm oil, “toxic” chemicals and “greenwashing” in personal care products like shampoos and cosmetics have led to the release of a new voluntary set of standards...