Sustainable sourcing

Increasing cropland yields vital to meet growing food demand: Study

Increasing cropland yields vital to meet growing food demand: Study

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Developing nations will need to increase cropland yields and all nations will need to use nitrogen fertilizers more efficiently in order to double food production by 2050, while minimizing environmental impact, according to a new paper published in Proceedings...

Cal Poly opens new pasture-to-plate meat processing center

Cal Poly opens new pasture-to-plate meat processing center

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Cal Poly has opened a new meat processing center that involves students and industry in the entire production chain, from animal care and nutrition, to making, marketing and packaging innovative ready-to-eat meat products.

Burcon boss Johann Tergesen rang the NASDAQ stock market opening bell as his firm's shares started trading on the exchange last week

Big Interview: Johann Tergesen, president, Burcon NutraScience

Plant protein, the final frontier: From canola to flax, hemp and pea

If there’s a plant with protein in it, Burcon NutraScience has probably had a good shot at extracting it. But is the market ready for flax protein isolate? Elaine Watson caught up with president and chief operating officer Johann Tergesen to find out.

Vilsack calls for innovation and more diversity in US food supply

Vilsack calls for innovation and more diversity in US food supply

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

There is a need for greater diversification of the American food supply and US diets need to change, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in his keynote speech at the launch of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in the United States.

Over one million hectares now produce sustainable palm oil

Sustainable palm oil reaches million hectare mark

By Nathan Gray

The first one million hectares of certified land for sustainable palm production marks ‘a turning point’ for industry, according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

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