Suntory Holdings Ltd. has invested $9m in Anellotech’s Bio-TCat technology to pursue the development of a 100% bio-based PET beverage bottle as part of the beverage company's corporate sustainability goals.
Research to develop food crops that produce bigger yields and cope better with drought has identified a key enzyme that might explain why sorghum and millet are more productive and can withstand extreme conditions better than wheat and rice.
A report by an international NGO which has studied some of the fastest growing multinational fast-food chains in India has warned that just eight of the companies combined could contribute the equivalent of nearly 1m more tonnes of carbon emissions by...
The Chinese government has detailed a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by half, leading climate campaigners to cheer a policy which they expect will go a long way to reduce a surge in global warming.
Global rights group Oxfam International has slammed Australia’s peak food industry body for in a report on the broader food industry’s failure to cut carbon emissions and adequately tackle climate change.
Developing nations in Asia are responsible for 45% of the world’s greenhouse gases, with overall emissions from agriculture, forestry and fisheries doubling over the past 50 years, according to new Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates.
China is concerned about the environmental footprint of food manufacturers, more-so than the US, according to new research, prompting a re-think for firms who base Asian environmental strategies on Western consumer demands.
Greenpeace has welcomed a pledge towards forest conservation from palm oil supplier Golden Agri-Resources Limited (GAR) which is aimed at “creating long-term sustainable growth for GAR and the palm oil industry”.
Thailand's tropical climate is said to have fuelled the country's
thirst for soft drinks, with consumption growing steadily in recent
years. The latest report from Canadean points to the fact that rapid
consumption of bottled...