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Sustainable eating is cheaper and healthier

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The FINANCIAL — Oxford University research has revealed that, in countries such as the US, the UK, Australia and across Western Europe, adopting a vegan, vegetarian, or flexitarian diet could slash your food bill by up to one-third.…

What’s behind the rise in prices?

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Itay Goldstein, a professor of finance and economics at the Wharton School, talks to Penn Today about inflation, higher food and gas prices, and supply and demand.…

Disability

Adults with disabilities face barriers accessing food, leading to food insecurity

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During an ice storm, Cynthia, a woman in her 50s who lives in downtown Toronto and uses a walker, didn’t know where she would get her next meal. If she couldn’t afford food delivery, her plan was to drink a glass of water and wait to eat the following day.…

5 KEYS for food safety in the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The FINANCIAL — According to PAHO, during the holiday season, food is prepared in large quantities and quite ahead of time, which increases the risks of FBDs. This holiday season will be atypical due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to keep your family safe, apply the 5 keys to prevent FBDs following these guidelines:…

New modified wheat could help tackle global food shortage

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The FINANCIAL --  Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12 per cent. Wheat is one of the most important food crops in the world, providing 20 per cent of human calories; with ever increasing global food demand, increasing crop yield is critically…

UK supermarket shoppers keep a close eye on Christmas as lockdowns return

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The FINANCIAL — The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show take-home sales rose by 9.3% during the 12 weeks to 1 November 2020. Despite a variety of restrictions coming into force across the country, there was no significant spike in demand in the most recent four weeks, as sales increased by a similar 9.4%.…

Majority of world’s population worries that the food and water they ingest would seriously harm them in 2 years

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The FINANCIAL — Billions worldwide worry that they will be seriously harmed by consuming unsafe food and water, and nearly as many expect it to happen to them in the next two years, according to the new Lloyd’s Register Foundation World Risk Poll. More than half of adults surveyed in 142 countries and territories in 2019…

FMCG is forecasted to grow in Spain

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The FINANCIAL —  FMCG is continuing to record double-digit growth so far this year in Spain, with an increase of 13.7% compared to the same period in 2019. This is all the more significant compared to the growth of 1.03% in 2019 vs 2018. During the latest outbreak, economic activities involving food, technology and the environment…

Wolt Expanding in Georgia, Entering Kutaisi in summer 2020

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Wolt’s app now allows users to order produce from supermarkets.  Wolt, a leading food delivery service out of Helsinki, is expanding its activities in Georgia. Wolt has recently started delivering orders from the supermarkets and stores as well. In an interview with Golden Brand, General Manager of Wolt in Georgia Natalia Khizanishvili promised that in…

Food Giant Kellogg’s changes palm oil policy after nearly million people signed a petition

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The FINANCIAL — Kellogg’s, one of the big companies who make breakfast cereals, has announced changing its palm oil policy following a petition created by two schoolgirls. World’s largest brands destroyed an area of rainforest the size of Singapore in less than three years for the palm oil industry. Asha and Jia Kirkpatrick, aged 12…

People Expect All Industries to Demonstrate Corporate Social Responsibility, But Especially the Tech, Food, and Fashion Industries

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The FINANCIAL — Consumers typically associate the food, technology, and fashion industries with corporate socialresponsibility, according to a study by Clutch, a leading B2B research, ratings, and reviews firm.People expect food-related industries, like grocery retailers (70%) and restaurants (62%), to commit tocorporate social responsibility, followed by the technology (70%) and fashion (65%) industries.Since these industries…