Global food prices decline in July
Global food prices decline in July

According to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations report, global food commodity prices fell in July for the second consecutive month. The [[http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation/foodpricesindex/en/ FAO Food Price...

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Barbie debuts dolls in likeness of Covid-19 frontline workers
Barbie debuts dolls in likeness of Covid-19 frontline workers

Mattel's new collection of Barbie 'role model' dolls showcases six women in the field of medicine who have worked tirelessly in the fight against Covid-19. Honoured with a one-of-a-kind doll made in their likeness, the six experts in the fields are...

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New Nespresso blend helps revive fragile coffee farming in the DRC
New Nespresso blend helps revive fragile coffee farming in the DRC

Nespresso has released Kahawa ya Congo, the first organic coffee blend in its Reviving Origins range and a coffee that helps revitalise one of the world's most fragile farming regions. Meaning 'hope of Congo', the Kahawa ya Congo seasonal blend is...

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Voice assistant transaction values to hit $19,4bn by 2023

E-commerce transaction values via voice assistants will reach $19,4bn by 2023, rising over 320% from just $4,6bn in 2021, according to new a new report from Juniper Research.

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Walmart opens up its retail tech to other businesses

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, will begin offering several of its own technologies and capabilities to other businesses and brands seeking to better serve customers who are increasingly shopping across digital and physical storefronts.

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How palm oil became the world's most hated, most used fat source

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It's been called the world's most hated crop because of its association with deforestation in Southeast Asia. But despite boycott campaigns, the world uses more palm oil than...

By Jonathan E. Robins 30 Jul 2021

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