Food Ticker
The Business of Food
and Beverage
 
Food Ticker
The Business of Food and Beverage
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
Advertisement
Tourism Ticker
  News   Analysis   Opinion
Thursday 21 October 2021

Opinion

Perspectives: Why global food prices are higher today than for most of modern history
29 Sep 2021  

Perspectives: Why global food prices are higher today than for most of modern history

Global food prices are creeping towards record highs due to a combination of fuel prices, bad weather and Covid-19, according to University of Warwick global sustainable development


Perspectives: P&F’s Professor Richard Newcomb on producing tomorrow’s food
22 Sep 2021  

Perspectives: P&F’s Professor Richard Newcomb on producing tomorrow’s food

Digitised food, urban farms and ocean protein could play a greater role in future food production, says Plant & Food Research chief scientist Professor Richard Newcomb.


Perspectives: The carbon footprint of a full English breakfast – and how to reduce it
20 Sep 2021  

Perspectives: The carbon footprint of a full English breakfast – and how to reduce it

Food production accounts for a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions and there are some carbon culprits in the first meal of the day.


Perspectives: Greenhouse gas emissions by food, countries and regions
14 Sep 2021  

Perspectives: Greenhouse gas emissions by food, countries and regions

A new framework makes it possible to compare how different food products and food-producing regions affect Earth’s climate.


Perspectives: What we learned from a compostable packaging trial – Whittaker’s
3 Sep 2021   /

Perspectives: What we learned from a compostable packaging trial – Whittaker’s

The chocolate company tested a limited run of its Peanut Slab in compostable wrappers as part of its move to 100% sustainable packaging by 2025.


Perspectives: Moving from volume to value – how do we make it happen?
31 Aug 2021  

Perspectives: Moving from volume to value – how do we make it happen?

What does a move from volume to value look like in practice, and how do we go about achieving it?


Perspectives: What is England’s National Food Strategy and how could it change the way people eat?
23 Jul 2021  

Perspectives: What is England’s National Food Strategy and how could it change the way people eat?

The plan has drawn fire from some in the food industry there but support from others, so what is at stake?


Perspectives: How technology can shift the global food system
13 Jul 2021  

Perspectives: How technology can shift the global food system

The opportunity for an intelligently connected food system is riper than ever, writes Trust Codes’ Emma Wheeler.


Perspectives: Should some plant-based burgers be considered ‘junk food’?
9 Jul 2021  

Perspectives: Should some plant-based burgers be considered ‘junk food’?

The ultra-processed nature and long ingredient list of some plant-based burgers means they may not be as healthy as some expect, writes a nutritional biochemist.


Perspectives: Every mainland Aus state will soon allow GM crops – here’s why that’s nothing to fear
29 Jun 2021   /

Perspectives: Every mainland Aus state will soon allow GM crops – here’s why that’s nothing to fear

There are no genetically modified commercial crops in New Zealand but across the ditch, it’s a different story.


Perspectives: Hauraki Gulf changes raise challenges and opportunities
25 Jun 2021   /

Perspectives: Hauraki Gulf changes raise challenges and opportunities

Not everyone is happy with the government’s Hauraki Gulf plan released this week and there is more work to do to ensure any changes are fair for everyone, writes Seafood New Zealand chief executive Dr Jeremy Helson.


Perspectives: Remember when NZ used to be the world’s leading food producer?
4 Jun 2021  

Perspectives: Remember when NZ used to be the world’s leading food producer?

KPMG’s Auckland-based agri-food research & insights analyst, Jack Keeys, looks forward to look back at some of the challenges New Zealand’s food system has the opportunity to address.


Perspectives: Food innovation needed now more than ever
20 Apr 2021  

Perspectives: Food innovation needed now more than ever

Meeting climate change and environmental challenges means backing innovation, writes AgResearch’s Dr Trevor Stuthridge.


Wednesday Letter: The looming crisis of international airfreight
17 Feb 2021  

Wednesday Letter: The looming crisis of international airfreight

The clock is ticking on a lifeline for the seafood industry in a Covid-19 world, writes Seafood NZ CEO Dr Jeremy Helson.


Seafood NZ calls time on  “challenging” 2020
15 Dec 2020  

Seafood NZ calls time on “challenging” 2020

Essential workers, online adaption, home deliveries – 2020 was a year like no other, says Seafood NZ CEO Dr Jeremy Helson.