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Microalgae Is The Sustainable Superfood Of The Future
The global population is rapidly increasing, and with it comes an increased demand for food. The agricultural industry is under immense pressure to not only satisfy the food demand of billions but also to do so without causing irreparable harm to the environment. But hope glimmers on the horizon, in the form of an unlikely hero — microalgae.
Building a Stronger Economy Through Food Fortification
Food fortification provides significant economic benefits, with every $1 invested in fortification generating an average of $27 in economic return from averted disease, improved earnings, and enhanced work productivity.ƒg
4 Key Reasons for the Surging Popularity of Plant-Based Milk
Have you noticed that plant-based milk products are taking over the dairy aisle at the grocery store? Almond milk, oat milk, and soy milk are just a few of the many options that are now available to us.
Food Fortification Is Preventing Deficiencies That Affect 2 Billion People
According to the WHO, an estimated 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies globally. That’s ~25% of the global population so there is a decent chance that I could be one of them.
Why We’re Slow To Embrace New Innovation
Recently, I have been contemplating the role of historical innovation in shaping the world as we know it today. Innovations such as the telephone, the internet, EVs, solar energy, and more recently in the context of food innovation such as the rise of plant-based meat, and cultivated meat (cell-based meat).
3 Ways Blockchain Technology Is Improving the Food System
What is blockchain? Picture this, you have a notebook and your group of friends all have a copy of it. It can be used to keep track of things like the money you owe each other or the purchases you made from the cookie sale you all took part in.
No. Plant-Based Meat Is Not a Fad and Is Here To Stay
As someone who is passionate about the food technology and alternative protein industry (and works in the industry), I am compelled to speak out against the recent wave of negative coverage of the plant-based meat sector.
How Big Data Is Changing the Way We Eat
As someone who is passionate about food and technology, I am constantly amazed by the new and innovative ways that technology is being used to improve the food industry, just like a chef who is always experimenting with new ingredients and techniques to create delicious meals.
Precision Farming: A Game Changer for Crop Yields and Cost Efficiency
Precision farming is a new way of growing crops that uses technology to make farming more efficient and better for the environment. This method uses data and technology to plan, grow and care for crops more effectively. This includes things like planting, fertilizing, and controlling pests. Precision farming allows farmers to be more precise with how they use resources, which means they can grow more crops and save money. It’s a win-win situation.
The Rise of Plant-Based Meat and Its Environmental Impact
In recent years, plant-based meat has become increasingly popular as consumers seek out alternative protein sources to conventional proteins such as animal-based meat. This growing interest is driven by a range of factors, including health, nutrition, and sustainability.