A study explores how various types of food affect both human health and the environment.
Food waste is costing Australia an estimated $20 billion each year, and Australians are throwing out nearly 300 kgs of food per person per year. In Australia, many of the two million-plus small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) struggle with food waste too, and it is difficult for…
When it comes to eating insects, New Zealanders like them crunchy and if given a choice would opt to eat a black field cricket before other creepy-crawlies, according to a new AgResearch report that explores the nation’s appetite for insects.
Fully recyclable, transparent films, which can be used in place of metallized coatings for food packaging, are reported in Nature Communications. The films can be produced using an environmentally friendly process and could be easier to recycle than some materials currently used in the food-packaging…