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  • Foodservice Footprint GH-Mighty-Earth-scaled Comment: The cash issue facing cultivated meat  Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: The cash issue facing cultivated meat 

    The problem with cultivated meat and the broader plant protein industry in general is not that there’s too much investment, but that there’s far too little, says Glenn Hurowitz.   In 2023, cultivated meat attracted $177m (£140m) in investment. That’s million with an… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Richards-site-pic Comment: Crafting climate recipes for success Comment  news-email email-news

    Comment: Crafting climate recipes for success

    Yum! Brands provides inspiration for other foodservice companies looking to go beyond targets and start setting out transition plans, says Meryl Richards. Climate transition plans are like recipes for how food companies are bringing their climate goals to fruition. And how… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Barclay-1 Comment: Labelling landscape continues to confuse Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Labelling landscape continues to confuse

    As ministers dither over plans to improve food information to consumers, businesses refuse to wait for a harmonised approach, says Nick Hughes.  Devising the metrics that underpin an environmental score for food products is a notoriously difficult task, although not… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint burger2 Comment: Time to go big on blended burgers         Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Time to go big on blended burgers        

    Could cultivated meat combined with plant-based ingredients satisfy consumers who are demanding more from sustainable burgers, asks David Burrows? It’s that time of year when people eschew meat and dairy: it is Veganuary. I won’t be partaking due to lack… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Bob COP28 Comment: Milestone moment Comment  news-email email-news

    COP28 Comment: Milestone moment

    Brewing and hospitality businesses have made good progress in reducing emissions, but now they need to move on from the easy stuff, says Bob Gordon. COP28 is a milestone moment. And at a critical time. The UN predicts that 2023… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Claire COP28 Comment: Recognising the role of business Comment  news-email email-news

    COP28 Comment: Recognising the role of business

    Food could get more attention than flights at this year’s climate talks, and that’s positive news. By Claire Atkins Morris. I’m pleased to see food emerge from the fringes and make the formal agenda at COP28, because the way the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint simon COP28 Comment: From grim to glimmers of hope Comment  news-email email-news

    COP28 Comment: From grim to glimmers of hope

    The run-in to the summit has been difficult, but can we come away with the hunger to really change food systems for the better, asks Simon Heppner. The run-in to COP28 is, to put it generously, less than auspicious. Grim… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint soil2 Comment: Greenwashing be Dam-ned Comment Out of Home News Analysis  most-read

    Comment: Greenwashing be Dam-ned

    Is it safe to start marketing regenerative agriculture yet? By David Burrows. To recap: recently I ventured to Amsterdam for the regenerative agriculture and food systems summit, buoyed by reading of a kindred spirit in the author, chef and restaurateur Gizzi Erskine… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint CarbonN2 Do consumers buy into carbon claims? Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Do consumers buy into carbon claims?

    Brands were quick to adopt carbon neutral claims but interest has slowed of late as consumers and companies are left confused, says Maria Coronado Robles. Carbon offsets have a bunch of advantages that companies really like. They’re a quick and cost-effective… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Defra Comment: Going giddy for Gizzi Comment Out of Home News Analysis

    Comment: Going giddy for Gizzi

    A chance periodical purchase on the way to a regenerative agriculture conference in The Netherlands leaves me in a sustainable sandwich spin. By David Burrows. I am on my way to Amsterdam for the regenerative agriculture and sustainable food systems… Read More