Innovation and Technology

Superfood Bar with Compostable Wrapper Reclaims Carbon

Impacts Snacks, a plant-based superfood bar company, is using compostable wrappers and reclaiming more carbon that it uses to make its bars.

New Research Finds Method to Create Safe Camel Milk Products

The Technical University of Denmark has identified a strain of lactic acid bacteria that can be used to ferment camel milk safely.

The Future of Sustainable Food Production Requires Combining Traditional and Tech, says Amanda Little

The food system is fragile, but it is possible can make it stronger and more resilient by combining traditional farming and new technology, according to journalist Amanda Little.

Foodicons Challenge Designs to be Unveiled at UN Food Systems Summit

The Foodicons Challenge will create a visual language to promote food literacy and transparency in the food system.

Plastic-Free Cucumbers Reduce Plastic and Food Waste

Apeel’s plastic-free cucumbers are coming to Walmart to reduce plastic and food waste.

Tech Startup iFarm Raises US$4 Million to Expand Do-It-Yourself Urban Farms

Automated farming systems enable customers to start farms with little to no knowledge of agriculture.

Designing Spaces to Empower Consumers

DynamikSpace aims to teach the Seattle community about the food system by using designs featuring indoor agriculture and technology.

12 Organizations Creating Food Products From Upcycled Food Waste

With 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food being wasted globally, these 12 organizations are working to use food waste to create new food products.

Agriculture Subsidies Can Fight Climate Change and Protect Food Security, According to World Bank

Agriculture subsidies have the potential to fund conservation efforts that mitigate climate change and increase food security, according to a new report.

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.