Next Green Thing

Will this be the breakthrough year for equal pay?

Appointing more women to senior roles has long been a priority for companies seeking to present themselves as inclusive places to work. Yet while the journey towards gender diversity in the corporate world has been steady – if a little plodding – progress towards pay equality has been far slower. For those pushing the equal…
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Will EU plans hold water?

As governments across Europe struggle with shortages, Brussels hopes to boost use of wastewater to irrigate crops. But are consumers ready, asks Valerie Flynn. As the warm summer months arrive, ask yourself this: would you eat food grown on land that had been irrigated with treated wastewater? It’s a question that governments across Europe will…
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The Future of Food: What Do Consumers Want?

The Food Standards Agency’s findings on THE people’s vision for 2050 will both inspire and alarm the industry. What might the world’s food industry look like in 2050? Businesses, politicians and environmentalists all have their own visions. Some of them align; some of them don’t. But what do consumers think? The Food Standards Agency has…
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Dairy-free

Consumers are turning to soy, almond and coconut milk out of health and environmental concerns.

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The next green thing: Personalised nutrition

Diet advice aimed at the general population isn’t doing the job. Could personally tailored recommendations based on genetic testing be the answer? By Nick Hughes. How do you get people to eat a healthy diet? It’s a question that has flummoxed policymakers in the UK for years with no real sense that they have hit…
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