Food waste, as well as its treatment and disposal, is becoming more topical across the Australian political and public landscape.
Researchers state that life cycle assessment of agriculture is too simplistic, and ignores important positive aspects of organic farming.
The process to develop a synthetic replacement for palm oil could take years; in the meantime, engineers are calling for more sustainable palm oil practices.
The Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in March 2020 and will cover a range of topics, including ethical sourcing and sustainable ingredients.
Coca-Cola Amatil has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Veolia Australia and New Zealand, to explore opportunities for a recycled plastic processing plant in Australia.
Mondelēz, Nestlé and Unilever are among a number of food companies collaborating on a new scheme to improve deforestation transparency.
Castlegate James Australasia is seeking greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers for its livestock feed processes.
Three food industry businesses have called on sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel to help tackle food waste.
The ISO standard on sustainable cocoa strives to help mainstream ethical cocoa cultivation.
Nestlé has taken the next step towards complete transparency between consumers and their food products by adopting Blockchain technology.
Nestlé has recently joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food initiative to develop circular economy solutions for today's food system.
Kellogg Company has announced its Better Days commitment to help 3 billion people by the end of 2030 by addressing global food security, climate and wellbeing.
University of Göttingen researchers are calling for coordinated approaches that combine nature conservation and agricultural production in sustainably managed landscapes.
By 2050 it is anticipated that food demand will have risen by more than 50%, with even greater increases in demand for animal-based products.
A resilient food system is needed in order to ensure all people have safe and reliable access to food following both acute and longer-term crises.