Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for their food security and livelihoods. As countries move to enact measures aiming to halt the accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, care must be taken to minimise potential impacts on the food supply or unintended consequences on global trade and food security...
1 Apr 2020
According to the latest Global Advertising Trends report which focuses on FMCG and Covid-19, FMCG brands are better placed to weather the storm than other sectors...
30 Mar 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organisation's latest food price index has reflected a decline in global food prices in February for the first time in four months - averaging at 180.5 points, down by 1.0% from January but still 8.1% higher than a year earlier...
10 Mar 2020
Brand presence via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter is now a necessity rather than a choice, therefore a brand's packaging must matter as much as the product inside...
20 Feb 2020
British American Tobacco's acquisition of South African e-cigarette maker Twisp won approval from South Africa's Competition Tribunal on Tuesday...
15 Aug 2019
Our economy currently relies heavily on unsustainable industrial principles of mass scale, never-ending growth and throwaway consumerism. The transition to a sustainable economy, then, requires a shift in how we think about production.
Maikel Kuijpers, Catalin Popa and Jochem Kroezen 11 Jul 2019
One of the largest meat processors in the UK, supplying supermarkets across the country with beef, pork, and lamb, has launched a plant-based meat alternative. ABP is the first UK meat producer to do so...
Malte Rödl 16 May 2019
"Ugly" or "wonky" veg were blamed for up to 40% of wasted fruit and vegetables in 2013, as produce was discarded for failing to meet retailer appearance standards...
Miriam C. Dobson and Jill L. Edmondson 14 May 2019
Coca-Cola's new Signature Mixers range, which will launch in the UK from June, marks the first time the brand has expanded into the alcohol space and taps into the growing premium mixer market...
3 May 2019
The proposed merger of supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda is now off the table as the regulator has ruled against it, saying it would lead to higher prices for consumers...
Yasemin Kor 30 Apr 2019
So which Easter tradition came first? The packaging or the egg? The answer is of course not that surprising (it's the egg). The tradition of giving people eggs at spring time has roots in ancient pagan festivals...
Elliot Woolley 18 Apr 2019
Many alcohol companies see International Women's Day as an ideal opportunity to market their products...
Carol Emslie 8 Mar 2019
Given that more people are trying to do their bit to help save the plant and keep meat consumption to a minimum, it's not surprising pet food has become the latest sector to think about its environmental credentials...
David S Gardner 22 Feb 2019