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InfarmCan vertical farming ever become mainstream? 28 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey investigates whether vertical farming – growing fresh produce in a controlled environment – can become well-established in the market.


Themptation founder: "CBD is certainly not going away, nor is it a fad"What's the outlook for CBD food in Europe? 24 Jan 20

Simon Creasey

Recent comments from regulators in Europe have left some in the food industry worried about what's ahead for the region's nascent CBD food market. Simon Creasey explores further.


Wrappers used on NestleNestle's plastic push deserves praise but big questions remain 23 Jan 20

David Burrows

David Burrows offers qualified praise for Nestle on recycled plastics and argues major questions persist about whether the company - and industry - can move from virgin material.


Remaining in line with EU seen as lower-risk option for UKShould the UK take new approach to novel foods post-Brexit? 22 Jan 20

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leaves the EU.


Califia FarmFad or fixture? - US oat-based dairy deep dive, part two 22 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

In part two of our look at the oat-based dairy alternatives market in the US, Andy Coyne asks looks at what could lie ahead for the category.


Alberto Musacchio (l) with his son Damiano"In Italy, nobody knows what plant-based meat analogues are" - Italian plant-based start-up Joy Food on domestic challenge, overseas goals 22 Jan 20

Dean Best

Joy Food is an ambitious plant-based start-up, even though demand for meat alternatives in its home market of Italy lags other countries in Europe. 


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