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Why Our Global Food System Is Broken

7 Mins Read The pandemic has exposed what scientists have long been warning about – our global food supply is so broken, disconnected, and insufficient that drastic changes must be made in order to feed the world healthily and sustainably. The global food supply chain was among the hardest hit amidst the coronavirus pandemic with 265 million people […]

Meat-Free Future? Sustainable Farms See Jump In Business Amid Covid-19

5 Mins Read By: Amanda Holpuch Supply chain problems and workplace infection risks mean experts are urging US producers to focus on sustainability. Americans are nearing a future where the nation’s beloved steak dinners, cheeseburgers and barbecue are under threat, if the world’s second largest meat processor is to be believed. Tyson Foods warned “the food supply chain […]

Halve The Farmland, Save Nature, Feed The World

4 Mins Read By: Tim Radford If we farm efficiently, scientists say, we can cut climate change, slow extinction and feed the world even as it asks for more. Forget about organic farming: get the best out of the best cropland, return the rest to nature and still feed the world. It could work, say researchers. Once again, […]

Asia Needs US$800 Billion To Help Solve Food Security Crisis

4 Mins Read Asia is facing a massive food crisis. The continent is currently home to half of the world’s population – and it will continue to grow to almost 5 billion by 2030, amid a global climate crisis that will threaten crop yields and the stability of food supply all over the world. In a new report […]

Digital Food Revolution: Japanese Startup Open Meals Is 3D-Printing Sustainable Sushi

3 Mins Read Japanese future foods startup Open Meals is developing technology for 3D-printed food made from sustainable ingredients that can be transported all over the world. The company has managed to create made-to-order pixelated printed sushi dubbed “8-bit sushi”, which will be debuting in a Tokyo restaurant Sushi Singularity by 2020. This marks the world’s first standardised […]