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Bacardi cuts plastic in packaging

Bacardi cuts plastic in packaging

Removal of plastic pourers from bottles in the Bacardi portfolio will cut approximately 140 tons of plastic used annually Bacardi, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, is cutting approximately 140 tons of single-use plastic

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Singapore hosts inaugural global agri-food scientific symposium

Singapore hosts inaugural global agri-food scientific symposium

Eminent scientists and industry players discuss solutions for sustainable urban farming and future foods Organised by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), in partnership with Good Food Institute APAC

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Beyond Meat debuts revolutionary plant-based steak

Beyond Meat debuts revolutionary plant-based steak

Consumers can purchase Beyond Steak at more than 5,000 Kroger and Walmart stores in the US Beyond Meat, Inc., a leader in plant-based meat in the US, has announced the launch of Beyond Steak, a

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Increased investment must for better access to safe drinking water: Report

Increased investment must for better access to safe drinking water: Report

Governments and partners must dramatically increase political commitment to drinking water and quadruple investments Governments must invest strategically in building safe drinking water systems by not only increasing funding, but also strengthening capacities to plan,

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Diet tracking system to inform public health in Malaysia

Diet tracking system to inform public health in Malaysia

A new Monash University project will help to capture food consumption data with an aim to inform and enhance public health and nutrition policy in Malaysia Intake24 is an open-source online tool used for recording dietary

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New cellular agri consortium to develop foods of the future

New cellular agri consortium to develop foods of the future

Startups and academic labs have begun to produce cultivated meat grown from cells to replicate lamb, pork, fish and chicken, but the field of cellular agriculture is still very young The Tufts University Center for Cellular

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WHO announces Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030

WHO announces Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030

Giving stakeholders the tools they need to strengthen their national food safety systems and collaborate with partners around the world The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched the Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030. The

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IFF invests $30 M to expand regional footprint in Singapore

IFF invests $30 M to expand regional footprint in Singapore

New innovation centre and Singapore Flexiblend plant to accelerate innovation and broaden co-creation capabilities in Greater Asia IFF, an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences, has announced the opening of its new Singapore Innovation

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Plant-based food sales up, but meat sales not affected: UK study

Plant-based food sales up, but meat sales not affected: UK study

Increase in plant-based product sales was most significant at superstores, and in low-income areas UK's craving for meat is not affected by campaigns for plant-based alternatives, according to new research by the University of Surrey. 

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Novo Nordisk Foundation, World Food Programme to improve food systems in Rwanda & Uganda

Novo Nordisk Foundation, World Food Programme to improve food systems in Rwanda & Uganda

WFP will work with smallholder farmers to improve food systems by reducing dependency on imported fertilizers The Novo Nordisk Foundation and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have sealed a partnership to further advance