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New £60 million government funding is set to support the UK with developing sustainable and environmentally-friendly plastic packaging from food scraps.
Graeme Willis, Senior Rural Policy Campaigner at the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) explains why soil has long been a Cinderella issue of environmental policy in the UK
Food production Study reveals annual CO2 emissions for 130 nations, underlining how citizens could reduce their carbon footprint by switching to a vegan diet
The Climate Hazards Group contributes to Food Security Outlooks that strengthen food security
Alberto Mantovani of Italy’s Istituto Superiore di Sanità assesses the European Commission’s efforts to develop a comprehensive and concise regulatory framework for endocrine-disrupting chemical substances.
In this interview with Michael Abberton, Head of the IITA Genetic Resources Centre (or Genebank), he shares his expertise on cowpea, a food and animal feed crop that is grown in the semi-arid tropics particularly Africa, but also Asia, the United States and Central and South America
Sustainable energy is a crucial requirement for the future of food production. Here Håkan Sandin discusses the requirements of energy for agriculture.
An eco-friendly food production and healthier food will save the world in the view of horticulturist at the Swedish University of Agriculture, Håkan Sandin
Environment secretary, Michael Gove has announced that UK universities and research centres which improve the resilience, sustainability and quality of major crops, will be the lucky recipients of a £5.3 million government fund.
Thirty percent of food eaten in the UK currently comes from the EU: post-Brexit trade barriers threaten to disrupt that supply and increase costs for consumers, according to a new report from the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
The work of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is examined here by Open Access Government
Håkan Sandin from and Bengt Persson from SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration reveal their thoughts on innovative food production, as well as the importance of energy efficiency for both the industry and community
Reconomy detail how supermarkets in the UK are tackling food waste
A conference organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Brussels, Belgium, on 8 March has discussed the current international agricultural trade rules and how to establish fairer international trade
Carrefour will roll out its food blockchain to eight more animal and vegetable products before the end of 2018
A £10 million Collaboration Fund has been set up to help farmers and growers compete against bigger corporations in the food supply chain
The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee have launched an inquiry into the impact of Brexit on the price, and availability, of food for UK consumers Thirty per cent of food consumed in the UK comes from the EU, including over 83% per cent of its fresh vegetables...
Research has found that the UK has the unhealthiest diet in Europe, consuming junk food that is as addictive as hard drugs but, hypnosis could be the key to eating healthier The UK currently consumes more processed food than Portugal, and four times higher than France, Greece or Italy. 50% of...
National Officer of European and International Affairs Nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten (the Food, Beverages and Catering Union in Germany) Never before in the history of Europe have food safety and quality been as high as they are today. More food is being produced in Europe than ever before and it has never been...
Commissioner Phil Hogan recently revealed his thoughts on the role of a well-functioning bioeconomy in Europe, during a speech at Bio-based Industries Joint Stakeholder Forum At the Juncker Commission, we are convinced that a well-functioning bioeconomy can provide solutions to many of the challenges facing the EU, particularly in relation...