Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report out today.
The "three-day event" of Fruit Logistica in Germany proved positive for the CIV-Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti [Italian Growers Consortium] which had its own exhibition space to showcase the latest new eco-sustainable varieties (apples, pears, strawberries) with low environmental impact.
Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), one of the European Union's longstanding policies, will allow it to better respond to today's social, political, environmental and economic challenges.
Leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017. Wolfgang Orgeldinger, the chief executive of reusable packaging group Ifco, has announced that the company will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its founding in 2017.
Belgapom, the Belgian Potato Traders and Processors, and Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, are pleased to confirm the dates for the annual Europatat Congress, that this year will take place in Antwerp (Belgium) from 15 to 17 June 2017, at the beautiful Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel, located in the city centre of Antwerp.
The multi-stakeholder conference at the Umwelt forum in Berlin, Germany will bring together champions of food waste reduction and valorisation for a day of presentations, discussions, interactive sessions and networking.
U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to withdraw his country from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, which would have broadened tariff-free arrangements with states included in the 12-member talks.
A matchmaking app allowing suppliers to buy and sell food that would otherwise be dumped has been developed by major British supermarket chain Asda.