Aeroponics is the practice of suspending a plant’s roots in the air and spraying them with a nutrient-rich solution instead of burying them in soil.
February 15, 2019
Living Greens Farm, a Faribault, Minn.-based vertical, indoor aeroponic farm that provides fresh salads, microgreens and herbs year-round, is set to become what is said to be the largest vertical plane aeroponic farm in the world.
In 2018, 115 organizations wielding a combined purchasing power in excess of $3.3 trillion requested environmental information from 5,500-plus of their key suppliers.
February 8, 2019
With greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in supply chains on average 5.5 times those of company’s direct operations, a new report from CDP, New York, reveals a step-change in corporate awareness and action on environmental impacts within the supply chain in the last decade.
Through the partnership, Hy-Vee customers can now purchase high-quality food items at a reduced price.
February 5, 2019
Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa, launched Flashfood, what is said to be the first and only mobile app that partners with grocers to help reduce food waste by allowing shoppers to browse and purchase food items approaching their “best before” date at significantly reduced prices.
The Future Food Initiative brings together Swiss academic and industrial partners leading in nutritional science and food technology.
February 4, 2019
Nestlé USA, Arlington, Va., launched the Future Food Initiative, a joint research program between Swiss universities and industrial partners that will support Nestlé in the development of trend-based, nutritious and sustainable food and beverage products.
China, the United States and Britain failed to make the Top 20 of 67 nations, which were graded on food waste, sustainable agriculture and health and nutrition.
February 1, 2019
France's aggressive measures to tackle food waste, promote healthy lifestyles and adopt eco-farming techniques helped it rank the world’s most food sustainable country for the second year in a row, according to an index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit, UK, and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation, Italy.
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