Italy’s decision to ban the production and marketing of cultivated meat products threatens innovations, hinders the fight against climate change and reduces customer choice, according to the Good Food Institute Europe (GFIE).
Food and drink firms from across Europe descended on Plant-Based World Expo Europe at the London Excel Centre to learn more about the latest trends in the sector. Here are four of our takeaways from this year’s show.
The producer of fresh and prepared vegetables has admitted a guilty plea, saying that ‘lessons have been learned’ after one of its employees was caught in a carrot baton machine and choked unconscious.
UK advanced manufacturing can support sustainable regional and national economic growth, but it will necessitate long-term political vision, according to leaders from the UK’s top manufacturing sectors.
Former health secretary Steve Barclay has been appointed environment secretary as part of a major shake-up of the cabinet, as previous Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) head Therese Coffey resigns from the role.
Crafted from wasted rice by-product, the compostable packaging solutions leader says the new trays can not only be disposed of in compost bins in the home, but also recycled due to their 'rare pulp' make-up.
Andrea Gutierrez-Solana, a food and sustainability policy expert and associate director at Whitehouse Communications, offers insights into what the EU Protein Strategy means for the future of plant-based and alternative proteins.
Sam Hare, senior associate and competition and antitrust specialist at Squire Patton Boggs, looks into the recent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) update on competition levels between retailers.
Food Manufacture investigates the current pet food manufacturing landscape in the UK, examining the driving forces behind the sector's growth and the latest trends, with the insight from BENEO, SARVAL and Mars Petcare.
The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) and member organisations from 13 countries have reported alleged “misleading commercial claims” about the recyclability of products manufactured by major drinking water bottle companies.
Nidhi Jain, commodity specialist at The Smart Cube, looks at what is causing price increases in cocoa and sugar and how food producers can prevent supply chain disruptions during periods of increased input costs.
Baris Kavakli, managing director of Portera B.V, looks at why IoT-enabled manufacturers are swimming against a tide of information from the shop floor and how they can begin to reorganise outdated workflows to make better use of data.
A lack of investment and unappreciation of the UK’s horticulture industry has placed British growing at a crossroads and left holes in the UK’s food security, according to a new report from the House of Lords Horticultural Sector Committee.