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challenges of covid-19

How innovation is helping U.S. farmers rise to the challenges of COVID-19

The role of technology and innovation in helping farmers overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and meet future demands are discussed here by David Green from the U.S. Sustainability Alliance.
information technology

How can we harness information technology to be more sustainable?

Here, Defra’s Chief Digital and Information Officer and Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for sustainable technology across government, Chris Howes, tells us why the departments first Sustainable Information Technology (IT) strategy is such a significant development.
superfoods

Can R&D activities raise rice to the league of superfoods?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, ponders if R&D activities raise rice to the league of superfoods.
unhealthy foods

Marketing unhealthy foods to kids

Here, the regulations on the marketing of unhealthy foods to kids are discussed as critical to reducing obesity.
chronic digestive diseases

The importance of the gut microbiome in chronic digestive diseases

Leading digestive health experts and MEP Sarah Wiener address how healthy nutrition, starting from a young age, can help to reduce the risk of chronic digestive diseases and improve the health of our gut microbiome.
Danfoss

Danfoss – Engineering tomorrow with smarter resource usage

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allows the world to use resources in smarter ways. Driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow.
sustainable food supply

High voltage agriculture creates sustainable food supply

Professor Koichi Takaki discusses how combining electricity and biology could create a sustainable food supply.
smart agriculture, fisheries

Current efforts to realise smart agriculture in Japan

Taku Eto, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan charts the country’s efforts to realise smart agriculture.
Tomato crop

The tomato crop: Are biostimulants the way ahead to increase yield and productivity?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, ponders if biostimulants are the way ahead to increase the yield and productivity of the tomato crop.
agri-food

Enhancing crop diversification to support transitions towards sustainable agri-food systems

Antoine Messéan, Research Manager and Lise Paresys, Scientific Officer for the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment in France, walk us through what we need to know about enhancing crop diversification to support transitions to sustainable agri-food systems.
developing world, IoT

IoT can make a difference in the developing world

Christine Sund, Senior Advisor, ITU Regional Office for Africa at International Telecommunication Union argues that the Internet of Things can make a difference in the developing world.
healthy eating

Food company promises related to healthy eating are rarely met

Barry M. Popkin, The Global Food Research Program, shares the global experience with food industry self-regulation and reflects on how healthy eating promises are rarely met.
support local businesses during lockdown, coronavirus

How to support local businesses during lockdown

Do you want to help support the local businesses in your area during the COVID-19 lockdown? You can do so safely in these three simple ways.
global agricultural output

COVID-19 threatens to impact global agricultural output and food security

Dr Suchith Anand, Chief Scientist at Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to impact global agricultural output and food security and why Governments need open data to address it.
novel food regulation, cbd, cbd in food

EU crackdown: Novel food regulation of CBD

Here, European Union (EU) Novel Food regulations are thoroughly explored and questioned in the context of CBD in food.
recycling legislation

UK recycling legislation proposals for 2023: The future of commercial food waste

Grant Keenan, Managing Director of Keenan Recycling, examines Scotland’s implementation of tighter food waste recycling legislation and what it will mean for the similar incoming UK government legislation.
demand for wheat,

Global demand for wheat set to increase by at least 50% before 2050

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, provides further insight into crops, focussing on wheat, the demand of which is set to increase by at least 50% before 2050.
unhealthy food,

Protecting children from harmful food marketing

Professor Amandine Garde highlights the growing recognition of unhealthy food marketing as a major children’s rights issue, and what can and should be done to address it.
Global Food Research

Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?

The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.
agri-food systems

agROBOfood: A pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems

Learn about building, loading and demonstrating a pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems (agROBOfood).

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