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forbes.com - Errol Schweizer - 3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021
3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021
Forbes

Welcome to 2021. As former V.P. of Grocery at Whole Foods WFM, I helped roll out the trend forecasting “trend” several years ago and I love how it's been picked up and improved by more retailers and industry heavyweights. Retail…

reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - Tyson Foods settles more of chicken price-fixing litigation
Tyson Foods settles more of chicken price-fixing litigation
Reuters

(Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc agreed to settle price-fixing litigation by consumers who accused it of illegally conspiring to inflate prices in the $65 billion chicken industry. The settlement with so-called 'end-user' consumers was disclosed in a…

today.com - Kerry Breen - Where do undocumented food workers fit in the vaccine rollout plan?
Where do undocumented food workers fit in the vaccine rollout plan?
TODAY

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge across the United States, a vaccine has been touted as a return to normal life, but many advocates are concerned that undocumented immigrants are being left out of the conversation. Many industries are…

theguardian.com - Guardian staff reporter - Landlocked Lesotho faces food crisis amid Covid border closures
Landlocked Lesotho faces food crisis amid Covid border closures
The Guardian

Almost a quarter of Lesotho's population will require food aid between January and March as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned. More than 580,000 people out of a population of 2.2 million…

bloomberg.com - Agnieszka de Sousa - Vegan Venture Capital Fund Targets Post-Pandemic Food Dilemmas
Vegan Venture Capital Fund Targets Post-Pandemic Food Dilemmas
Bloomberg

Investors are piling into a vegan-focused venture capital fund as the coronavirus pandemic highlights growing stresses in global food production. Blue Horizon Ventures, a Zurich-based venture capital firm focused on making food more sustainable…

liverpoolecho.co.uk - Liam Thorp - Liverpool to become first 'right to food' city in country
Liverpool to become first 'right to food' city in country
Liverpool Echo

Liverpool is set to become the first city in the country to officially back a call for the 'right to food' to be enshrined in law. The local authority is expected to back a motion at its meeting on Wednesday that will support a move to make the…

phys.org - Jessica Sieff - Land deals meant to improve food security may have hurt
Land deals meant to improve food security may have hurt
Phys.org

by Jessica Sieff, University of Notre Dame Large-scale land acquisitions by foreign investors, intended to improve global food security, had little to no benefit, increasing crop production in some areas while simultaneously threatening local food…

time.com - Associated Press - Workers Trapped in Chinese Mine Ask for Food
Workers Trapped in Chinese Mine Ask for Food
Time

BEIJING — Workers trapped for more than a week in a Chinese gold mine asked for pickles and porridge to be dropped to them while they wait to be rescued, state media reported Tuesday. The website of the People's Daily said the request came…

zdnet.com - Greg Nichols - Buying groceries online with food stamps?
Buying groceries online with food stamps?
ZDNet

Grocery shopping has fundamentally, likely irrevocably, changed during the pandemic as more consumers have opted for online grocery shopping out of convenience or necessity. But what about people who rely on food stamps? According to a recent Pew…

lifehacker.com - Patrick Allan - When Can You Refreeze Foods After Thawing?
When Can You Refreeze Foods After Thawing?
Lifehacker

Freezing food is a great way to keep it fresh when you buy it in bulk, but after something is thawed, it's not always safe to refreeze. Often the answer to the question, “can I refreeze this?” is “it depends.” In…

ajc.com - Georgia nonprofits feed needy, assist food workers in pandemic
Georgia nonprofits feed needy, assist food workers in pandemic
ajc

Kate Conner was just a week into her new job as the senior director of strategic development for Food Well Alliance when the 10-person staff switched to working remotely. “We didn't know what was going on,” she said. “Were…

businessinsider.com - Candy Cheng - Impossible Foods CFO David Lee explains why he's jumping to $1 billion agtech startup AppHarvest
Impossible Foods CFO David Lee explains why he's jumping to $1 billion agtech startup AppHarvest
Business Insider

Impossible Foods CFO David Lee tells Insider why he left the plant-based burger startup to join AppHarvest. 'I want to launch a few more businesses in my career,' Lee told Insider. In September, AppHarvest announced it was going public through a $1…

cbc.ca - Bill Graveland - Food waste + fly larvae = millions of dollars for this facility north of Calgary
Food waste + fly larvae = millions of dollars for this facility north of Calgary
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email A British Columbia company that feeds food waste to insects to produce pet food has received $6 million from the federal government for a new plant just north of Calgary. Enterra Feed Corp. last…

eater.com - Naomi Waxman - Where to Find Inauguration Day Food and Drink Specials in Chicago
Where to Find Inauguration Day Food and Drink Specials in Chicago
Eater

Americans across the country will watch on Wednesday, January 20 as Inauguration Day commences, recognizing the transition of power to a new presidential administration. Chicagoans poured into the streets in November after Joe Biden and Kamala…

independent.co.uk - Via AP news wire - South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus
South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus
The Independent

The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. To support truly independent journalism, please consider making a contribution or taking a subscription. South Africa s trailblazing Black food writer…

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