MIT researchers have developed a genetic tool that uses nanotechnology to improve plant genetic engineering in a bid to improve resistance to tough conditions, such as drought or fungal infections.
Scientists have shown how plants can be modified to respond to their environment, aiding the development of crops that are more resilient in high-stress conditions.
Lab-grown meat may not be the viable alternative to farming that loyal meat-eaters have hoped for, with the process creating even more greenhouse gases.
“The interesting thing about crickets is that with animals you can only eat a small percentage of them, but with crickets, there are benefits in the whole thing – you can eat it whole.” Chirps, a cricket-based crisp and protein powder maker from the US is on a mission to change attitudes in the Western
A decade is a long time when it comes to the future of food.
Scientists are trying to create genetically modified spicy tomatoes in the hope of mass-producing the spice molecule found in chilli peppers – something that could, in turn, lead to cheaper over the counter pain relief.
Impossible Foods has announced the first major upgrade to its plant-based Impossible Burger that is designed to lure meat eaters away from animal-based meat by providing a near-perfect replica.
A mobile food scanner that determines whether fresh products are still safe to eat is set to become a common sight in the kitchens of the future due to its ability to combat food waste.
Christmas Day can be exciting or stressful, but whether you are the designated chef and cooking up a feast, or plan to be busy opening presents, eating chocolates and watching favourite movies, you will benefit from a good sleep the night before.
Christmas cocktails are a staple of the festive season, and if you’re looking for a seasonal but grown-up option, Eden Mill Candy Cane Christmas Gin is worth considering.
Frozen food retailer Iceland has hit the headlines this week after a television advertisement by the supermarket was banned for being “too political”.
Wine on tap, a distribution method for wine instead of via a bottle, is known for its sustainability advantages, quality flavour and modern approach to long-term storage.
The range of advent calendars now available is staggering, and when it comes to vegan and cruelty-free options, there are a host of choices.
McDonald’s has over 1,270 restaurants in the UK, with over 600 of them operating on a 24/7 basis.
Today is World Vegan Day.
World Vegan Day aims to promote the benefits of veganism for humans, animals and the environment.
Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand, creatures crawl in search of blood and restaurants have some frightening fun.
According to a survey by Office for National Statistics (ONS), 20.4% of UK adults say they do not drink alcohol, a 1.6% increase on 2005 statistics.
No industry is without its scandals, from a national chicken shortage to a dodgy meat supply.
Recently opened Twisted Bar is taking a novel approach to its cocktail menu.
Whiskey is not for the faint-hearted, but Bushmills’ Black Bush is a whiskey for everyone.
Orbium, the latest release from Hendrick’s, is a quinine gin that promises the taste of a classic gin and tonic without the tonic.
Research by food waste app company Too Good To Go has identified that nearly 900,000 edible meals will be binned by UK restaurants on World Food Day today.
While fungus has been used in Chinese medicine for generations, coffee drinkers have only recently discovered its benefits, making mushroom coffee a hot trend right now.
The future of food is set to be snack-based, as regular meals are on the decline.
A pizza-making robot that can make up to 10 pizzas at a time has been developed with assistance from a world-champion pizza chef.
While coffee has many benefits, including its high antioxidant content, the drink also has many ‘side-effects’ such as interrupted sleep and a feeling of overwhelming anxiousness that has sent many people searching for coffee alternatives.
Thursday, 4 October marks National Vodka Day, a celebration of the world’s favourite spirit.
World Vegetarian Day, which lands on 1 October, promotes and celebrates vegetarianism.
London Cocktail Week returns to the capital for its ninth year.