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Unlocking the value in food organics

11 May, 2020

Food waste, as well as its treatment and disposal, is becoming more topical across the Australian political and public landscape.

Which is better, conventional or organic agriculture?

20 March, 2020

Researchers state that life cycle assessment of agriculture is too simplistic, and ignores important positive aspects of organic farming.

Finding a replacement for palm oil

12 March, 2020

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.

Key topics revealed for Sustainable Foods Summit 2020

20 February, 2020

The Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in March 2020 and will cover a range of topics, including ethical sourcing and sustainable ingredients.

Veolia and Coca-Cola Amatil potential plant for plastics recycling

20 November, 2019

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.

Food giants collaborate to develop forest monitoring system

07 November, 2019

Mondelēz, Nestlé and Unilever are among a number of food companies collaborating on a new scheme to improve deforestation transparency. 

Food manufacturing by‑products in demand for livestock feed

20 August, 2019

Castlegate James Australasia is seeking greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers for its livestock feed processes.

Australia calls international expert to help fight food waste

07 August, 2019

Three food industry businesses have called on sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel to help tackle food waste.

ISO series defines sustainable cocoa farming

31 July, 2019

The ISO standard on sustainable cocoa strives to help mainstream ethical cocoa cultivation.

Blockchain pilot is next step on Nestlé's journey to complete transparency

05 July, 2019

Nestlé has taken the next step towards complete transparency between consumers and their food products by adopting Blockchain technology.

Nestlé joins sustainable food initiative

13 June, 2019

Nestlé has recently joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food initiative to develop circular economy solutions for today's food system.

Kellogg's commits to helping 3 billion people by 2030

06 June, 2019

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.

Preserving biodiversity in food production

22 May, 2019

University of Göttingen researchers are calling for coordinated approaches that combine nature conservation and agricultural production in sustainably managed landscapes.

Meat, dairy and egg demand to grow 70%

10 December, 2018

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.

Disaster resilience and securing food supplies

10 December, 2018

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.

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