Investing in the future: How to unlock the funding to finance a food system transformation

Currently, an astonishing one-third of all food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted. It’s difficult to overlook the evidence, and most pertinently, the data highlights that our global food system is still far from future-proof. In 48 countries, an estimated 238 million people still experience chronic food insecurity. If we capture even half of […]

Pioneering Sustainable Agriculture: Africa Organics Fuels Morocco’s Date Value Chain Revolution

Comprehensive Feasibility Study Lays Groundwork for a Sustainable, Vertically Integrated Date Value Chain In a progressive stride towards sustainable agricultural practices in Morocco, Africa Organics has spearheaded a meticulous feasibility study, representing the Subnational Climate Fund (SCF). This initiative is a part of SCF’s global mission to uplift mid-sized subnational infrastructure projects across developing nations, […]

Food as medicine? Why it’s probably best to avoid that label

There are certain words or phrases that make me cringe. Yes, kale, but also “food is medicine,” or “food as medicine.” I believe both phrases overpromise benefits while also taking away the joy, pleasure, and enjoyment of eating — especially when it comes to fresh produce. Think of the beautiful colors, enticing aromas, crunchy textures, […]

British Berry Growers to dish out 30,000 strawberries at Mudder events

With 20,000 attendees expected at two outrageous and challenging events, British Berry Growers are seeing opportunities … in the mud. The body that represents the majority of berries in the UK will be one of the big promoters at Tough Mudder competitions, providing a well-positioned link between healthy eating and exercise. British Berry Growers will […]

Hiking, fresh food and health: Why Portugal should be an example for the world

This article was written as I hiked for 16 days along Portugal’s northern coastline while doing the Camino Portuguese, a popular pilgrimage route. It was an amazing experience from a food and fresh produce perspective, as Portugal’s cuisine is a celebration of fresh, locally sourced ingredients that are bursting with flavor. During my 220-mile hike […]