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Study: Switching To Plant Protein Could Remove More Than A Decade Of Emissions

4 Mins Read New research has shown that swapping out meat for plant-based protein sources such as lentils, beans and nuts could dramatically reduce the effect of more than a decade of carbon emissions on the climate. The paper also found that vegetation regrowth as a result of a plant-based shift would effectively double the Earth’s carbon budget, […]

Flora Parent Company To Carbon Label 100 Million Plant-Based Products

4 Mins Read Upfield, the parent company of multiple brands of plant-based spreads, butters and creams including Flora, Proactiv and Becel, has announced that it will be introducing on-pack carbon labelling to 100 million products by the end of 2021. Major food brands and restaurants have been embracing carbon labels in recent months as consumers begin coupling their […]

“7 More Planets”: 8 Shocking Facts From The G20 Food Footprint Report

4 Mins Read Representing 20 of the largest economies in the world, the consumption habits of G20 states are among the most important in affecting the planet and its resources. Though they make up only 10% of the world’s countries, they produce almost three-quarters of the total carbon emissions from the entire global food system. This makes their […]

Food Footprint Explainer Series: Should You Quit Almond Milk?

4 Mins Read With climate crisis climbing to the top of the global agenda, more people are beginning to take notice of the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple as […]