How tackling fertilizer waste on farms led to a new pollution solution. A new generation of tech-savvy, data-hungry young farmers have reinvented large-scale agriculture. By analyzing data gathered from sensors, cameras and satellites, today’s farmers are able to track crop health,
Increasing consumer options AND agricultural sustainability is a good combination. We will have to see about the taste.
There has been a steady, ongoing rise in conscious consumerism over the past several years. Whether it be for health, environmental, or animal welfare concerns, more people than ever before are choosing to leave animal products off their plates and
If your food brand doesn’t offer health, adventure and identity, then it probably wont appeal to Millennials.
https://www.porkbusiness.com/article/3-ways-millennials-are-changing-food-industry The landscape of the food industry is changing. From ready-to-eat meals to dining rooms in grocery stores to groceries arriving at your doorstep—consumers are wanting and demanding innovation in the food industry. One large group is behind these changes, says Mary
Organic and natural foods and sustainability are growing in priority, while taste and price remain the biggest purchase drivers.
“Food values” continue their growth as a factor in consumer decision-making, with organic foods becoming increasingly popular in purchasing choices, according to the 13th annual "Food & Health Survey," released by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. http://www.feedstuffs.com/news/food-values-driving-consumer-decision-making
McDonald’s changes reflect growing a consumer preference that impact food brands, food producers, and food supply chains.
McDonald's just took a huge step to boost its reputation. On Monday, the fast-food giant announced it had completed its roll-out of fresh-beef Quarter Pounders across the US. Now, every Quarter Pounder order at American McDonald's is made with fresh —
Australian scientists now want their own "steak" in the game, but the rapid pace the industry is progressing has upset the global livestock sector, who worry their industry is facing a new rival. Lab grown meat 100 years in the making
Many major food brands still lack a cohesive strategy on protein diversification, and seem unclear on how to capitalise on this fast-growing demand.
A surge in the sustainable proteins market is being driven by new consumer trends, but food companies are trailing in their response writes FAIRR Initiative’s Aarti Ramachandran. /http://www.eco-business.com/opinion/a-question-of-sustainability-investors-eye-plant-based-shift-to-alternative-proteins/