Nestle has highlighted the tropical climate in many Asian countries as a major challenge in developing sustainable food packaging options for the region at the same pace as in other countries worldwide.
Fonterra’s five-year digital transformation partnership with Microsoft will enhance food safety and security measures, as well as improve the management of its massive amounts of data, according to its Chief Information Officer.
Consumer interest in plant-based diets has led to increased innovation in plant-based beverages in China, as new ingredients overtake soy, and new format opportunities emerge in the form of ready-to-drink.
Australian seafood purchasers such as food firms and retailers will benefit from the development of portable X-ray based traceability technology, which will deliver faster results and skip the need to bring samples for laboratory testing.
The prices of fresh produce in Vietnam is being driven up by poor logistical coordination and high transport costs being transferred down the food supply chain to food firms, retailers and eventually consumers.
Food and beverage firms will not need to fork out any extra cash to integrate into Australia’s new National Food Traceability Programme, whether they currently use GS1 standards within their supply chains – which covers many major MNCs – or not.
Australian blockchain firm Two Hands has developed a platform removing all middle men along the supply chain between food producers and end-users, which it believes can also be applied to smoothen meat and seafood exports to China by ‘pre-authenticating’...
A label claiming that beef is "Australian Made" is no longer enough for Chinese consumers, but backing-up origin claims with blockchain tech would boost trust and potentially value, according to a new report.
Circa Biotech, a start-up from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has developed a sustainable method of upcycling food waste using black soldier flies (BSF), into animal feed and fertilizer – and is now working with a supermarket retailer.
The New Zealand F&B industry has blasted the local government’s upcoming container return scheme, calling this costly, bureaucratic, and almost-certainly going to raise beverage costs and prices, which will be passed on to consumers.
Experts from Coca-Cola, the UN, Sodexo, PMA A-NZ and Dassault Systèmes will be sharing their insights on supply chain and sustainability as part of our next Food Navigator Unlocking Innovation webinar on July 28.