How Grocery “Happy Hour” is combatting food waste

How Grocery “Happy Hour” is combatting food waste

HELSINKI, Finland — “Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial. Nobody is here for drinks or a good time. They’re looking for a steep discount on a slab of pork. Or a...
5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

5 Startups that are changing the way we think about food

The food industry is evolving. Gone are the days where the only way to get groceries was to take a trip to the store and when a burger was only made with beef.  As consumers demand more transparent, convenient, and efficient ways to shop for, cook, and eat food,...
China + Vietnam IQF Fruit & Vegetable Crop Report – Dec 2018

China + Vietnam IQF Fruit & Vegetable Crop Report – Dec 2018

SFI ASIA CO LTD reported the following on Nov-Dec 2018 crop information for frozen fruit and vegetables: CHINA Water chestnuts New crop processing starts, price is similar to that of last year right now. However the total yield has decreased with about 20% and we...
What’s the Real Cost of our Food?

What’s the Real Cost of our Food?

Typically, agricultural productivity is generally measured by yield and cost per hectare. This metric, however, provides us with an incomplete picture of what the true costs and benefits are when associated with agriculture and food value chains. Current methods of...
The Blueberries & The Bees

The Blueberries & The Bees

We don’t always realise how important bees are to our livelihood, but one great example is the necessity for bees to pollinate blueberries in the fields. In British Columbia, Canada, blueberry farmers import approximately 20 000 beehives per year (that’s 800 million...
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