Science and technology – we can’t knock it. Food manufacturers have found it helps them produce more efficiently at a time when the world’s population is growing.
It’s very apt that the V&A’s food exhibition Bigger than the plate takes place at a time when Britons are becoming more conscious of what they eat, and the packaging in which food is presented.
The news that a lab in Georgia is mimicking growing wine on Mars is welcome.
We have a methodology, now all we need is commitment (and creativity) above and beyond. The EU has set out ways to measure food waste and aims to support member states quantify waste levels at each stage of the supply chain.
Burger King has announced that it is rolling out its Impossible Whopper, a plant-based alternative to its classic Whopper, across the US. The burger is made using patties from Impossible Foods, and ingredients include soy protein, potato protein, coconut oil, sunflower oil, and heme. Heme, a soy-based compound found in plants and meat, gives the […]
Diageo is the latest manufacturer to abandon plastic rings on its multipacks, opting for cardboard packaging instead as part of a £16 million initiative.
Prepping for food stockpiles – is this where two years-plus of debate around Brexit has taken us? It beggars belief that some believe we have to hoard.
I’m going to start my first blog by asking a question. What is the one thing you find the hardest when it comes to maintaining a diet?
‘Super-sized’ Easter eggs are a risk to health because of the amount of sugar they contain, according to campaigners.
This week’s latest ‘let’s blame the food industry for fat kids’ update is that junk food adverts on TV and online could be banned before 9pm as part of government plans to fight childhood obesity.
This week I learned that Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a new campaign which aims to make people think twice before agreeing to order more food than they originally intended when eating out.
I attended an EU exit meeting last week at which the industry was given an update on Brexit progress (or not, as the case may be, amid continued whispers that Article 50 will be extended until the end of June).
Now, I’m all for people making lifestyle choices (I, for example, go boxing several times a week, drink wine rather more frequently than that, enjoy the odd chicken curry but also love a mushroom risotto). But no one really needs to know that. Why would anyone care?