Researchers have created a portable device that farmers can attach to a smartphone to identify plant diseases while in the field.
In his first speech as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson laid out his vision for post-Brexit Britain, and while there were many predictable points, the issue of GM crops made an unexpected appearance.
A robotic bar has opened in Milan, Italy, that is designed to introduce people to the world of industrial robotics and how it can benefit them.
More than 70% of freshwater is currently used for agriculture, and considering that just 3% of the water on Earth is drinkable, this is a valuable resource.
For the first time in history, researchers have successfully edited mitochondrial plant DNA in a move that has significant positive repercussions for future food security.
Cultured or lab-grown meat has the potential to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the food industry, but only if consumers are willing to eat it.
Millennials and Generation Z should be targeted by companies looking to establish edible insects as a key food source in Western countries, according to research published today.
Olive oil producer Caroli has partnered with blockchain supply chain solution provider Blocksyte to put its extra virgin olive oil on the blockchain.
The increasing awareness on the environmental, personal health and ethical arguments for reducing meat consumption has lead to an increase in the number of vegetarians, vegans and flexitarians.
An agritech startup is aiming to solve the growing issue of Middle Eastern food security with a technology driven solution for growing crops using saltwater.
It’s universally recognised that our hunger for meat has a direct environmental effect.
Robots could soon be a common sight in restaurant and café kitchens thanks to Karakuri, a British robotics startup making it possible to provide custom food on an unprecedented scale.
Many have long trusted the ‘sniff test’ to determine if milk has gone off, but soon technology could take care of that for you. Researchers have developed a milk sensor that can detect – or ‘smell’ – if milk has spoiled.
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.