WaxWrap, first seen in London, wins top honor at Veggie Awards

First trialled at Whole Foods Market in London a year ago, WaxWrap’s signature roll format has quickly received acclaimed as one of the top products from publication VegNews. The company’s Beeswax Organic Cotton Food Roll was named as the top Plastic-Free Innovation during the Veggie Awards 2021, which honor the best products that have a […]

Tesco’s new mission: Net zero emissions across chain by 2050

UK supermarket chain Tesco is making a further commitment to world climate sustainability by saying it would reach net zero emissions in its value chain by 2050. The action will include all of the products that are in its stores as well as throughout supply chains, which will meet the goals set out by the […]

Generation Z, Sustainable Purchasing And the Connection with Agriculture

Martin of Barclays Agriculture: Find your passion, always aim to leave a legacy

As our natural food systems weaken and no longer seem able to deliver what is expected, we look for ways to change its trajectory. Gradually we begin to understand that one of the major causes of unsustainability in the food systems is not only production but also ‘irresponsible’ consumption. Our food seems cheap, but only […]

European Market: Lessons Drawn From Sustainable Rice

When I first met Jim Prevor, I was already long impressed with his acuity in commenting on the state of the industry and in guiding it to a more prosperous future. I asked Jim how he managed to be so consistently innovative and insightful in his writings. He pointed out to me that he had […]

Top Scottish berry supplier turns to 100% recycled punnets

Scottish berry supplier Angus Soft Fruits is switching its punnets to 100% recycled material, helping the company save more than 150 tonnes of single use plastic in the coming year. Angus, backed by its popular AVA Berries brand says that will include its strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. It supplies most of the leading supermarkets in […]

How BerryWorld and its growers are thriving while keeping an eye on the environment

Like most UK produce companies, BerryWorld for decades not only has focussed on delivering high-quality fruit to consumers but also ensured its operations and growers do in a sustainable manner. Its grower base are all Global Gap certified, as well as meeting Nurture, Sedex, BRC and Leaf standards for food safety and labour. While working […]