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January 30, 2024
Food Editor

Transforming food systems create multi-trillion dollar benefit

OSLO, Norway: A new report says current food systems destroy more value than they create with over US$10 trillion in annual human suffering and planetary harm. A group of economists and scientists suggest a new food pathway will provide socio-economic…
September 04, 2023
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Food industry faces circular economy redesign

LONDON: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Sustainable Food Trust have launched a challenge for the food industry to create new or re-designed products using circular design principles that regenerate nature. By transforming the way products are made,…
August 21, 2023
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Ending hunger by 2030 target will not be reached

ROME/GENEVA: Five UN agencies report 735 million people face hunger worldwide - over 122 million more people since 2019 due to the pandemic, repeated weather shocks and conflicts including the war in Ukraine. The goal of ending hunger by 2030 will not be…
May 05, 2022
Food Editor

Putin’s War reveals fragile food supply chain

WARSAW: An international donor conference has raised US$6.5 billion for humanitarian aid to 7.7 million Ukrainian citizens internally displaced and a further 5.5 million now refugees in other countries. After 10 weeks of Russia’s invasion, a new report from…
February 17, 2022
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Self-destruction costs US$1.8 trillion a year

LONDON: Governments are subsidising the destruction of the earth’s ecosystems by companies to the tune of US$1.8 trillion annually, according to research commissioned by The B Team and Business for Nature. The first study in over a decade to put a value on…
February 11, 2022
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Louis Dreyfus makes ethical supply chain move

ROTTERDAM: Food commodity trader Louis Dreyfus (LDC) has committed to eliminate deforestation and the conversion of conservation value vegetation for agriculture from all its supply chains by the end of 2025. Founded in 1851 the French company sources,…
January 14, 2022
Food Editor

Unilever to determine we are what we eat

NATICK, MA/LONDON, UK: Unilever has partnered with gut researchers Holobiome to identify food and drink ingredients that could have a positive impact on mental wellbeing. According to Unilever many scientists consider the human gut microbiome, where trillions…
October 06, 2021
Food Editor

Mars links executive compensation to climate action

MCLEAN, VA: Food manufacturer Mars has set a science-based climate target to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 while challenging its 20,000 suppliers to drive change across its full value chain, including Scope 3 emissions. The company…
September 15, 2021
Food Editor

Too Good to Go takes off with SWISS

GENEVA: SWISS is collaborating with Too Good To Go, the food app that connects consumers with food that would otherwise be thrown away. Founded in Copenhagen in 2015, the Certified B Corp says it has since saved 348 million pounds of food, the equivalent of…
August 03, 2021
Food Editor

Time to reduce the US$20 trillion hidden cost of food

ROME: Former head of TNT, now owned by FedEx, Peter Bakker has been president and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) since 2012. Speaking in advance of the UN Food System Summit in September, he says there is an urgent need…
July 30, 2021
Food Editor

A billion tons of food wasted as another 100 million people go hungry

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar: The World Food Programme (WFP) says over 500,000 children are facing irreversible damage to their growth after four years of drought in southern Madagascar caused by human-induced climate change. “While we are rushing to space, 41…
July 22, 2021
Food Editor

Driven to waste - the global impact of food loss

NAIROBI/LONDON: A report by WWF and the UK supermarket chain Tesco says 40 percent of all food is wasted while emitting 10 percent of global greenhouse gases (GHG). WWF Media officer Lilian Gikandi says there’s a better solution to wasting 2.5 billion tonnes…

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