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Asha Sankanna

Nestlé collaborates with suppliers to help address climate change impact in cocoa

As part of its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050, Nestlé has launched two new projects, developed with suppliers Cargill and ETG | Beyond Beans, both aiming to reduce and remove carbon emissions from its supply chains. The five-year projects will promote agroforestry, accelerate the transition to regenerative agriculture and support the reforestation of degraded lands around cocoa farming communities.

Meatable Achieves Landmark Breakthrough In Cultivated Meat Technology, Cuts Production Time To Only 4 Days

Meatable today announced that it has reached an important milestone in its efforts to produce cultivated meat at scale. Meatable is now able to transform pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) into high quality fat and muscle tissue in a record four days, down from eight days, a faster process than any in the industry.

Diageo to appoint Sir John Manzoni as Chair

Javier Ferrán to retire in February 2025 in his ninth year on the Diageo Board

Consumers increasingly worried about food safety

A recent World Risk Poll produced by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation says that, globally, 60% of people worry about the safety of the food they eat, and only 15% of people across the world trusted their government’s food safety authorities.

Climate change struggles with food production emissions

Global food production emissions could put the Paris climate agreement ‘out of reach’, according to new research published in Science.

Brexit grace period requested by industry groups

Scotland’s food and drink industry has asked Boris Johnson to negotiate “six months grace” when the Brexit transition period ends.

New blueprint aims to improve hospital food

A new blueprint for hospital food has been launched by food and health professionals following a review led by celebrity chef and restaurateur Prue Leith.

Research shows further vegan trends

While the average consumer may not go vegan any time soon, data shows that consumers are eating fewer animal products on average, according to the latest research from MicroSmallCap.

Last county in England without a McDonald’s opens restaurant

Rutland, formerly the last county in England without a McDonald’s, opened a branch of the fast-food chain in the town of Oakham at the beginning of November.