At this year’s IFST spring conference, the discussion centred on ‘taming the perfect storm’ of food security, health and nutrition, and the environment – but where do we even begin in the face of such a ferocious gale? Bethan Grylls covers the highlights...
The meaning of sustainability has evolved to encompass a whole host of other focuses. Do we need to untangle these once separate issues, or are we all responsible in delivering to this new meaning of sustainability?
Food manufacturing giant Nestlé has pledged to plant wildflower meadows at all its 13 UK factories within two years and to encourage its Scottish dairy farmer suppliers to plan wild flowers on their land.
Biodiversity is the new carbon footprint, it seems, and the food industry is at the heart of the problems and the solutions. But how do you measure your impact? With great difficulty, says David Burrows