Global study: Demand for local food to last beyond COVID-19

Against the backdrop of COVID-19, localism has become an important factor shaping the decisions consumers make when buying food products – and represents an opportunity for industry. According to GlobalData’s COVID-19 Recovery Consumer Survey, 52 per cent of...

Food waste during COVID-19 pandemic can worsen climate emergency

Opinion editorial by Sonakshi Agrawal. In this article, Agrawal discusses the effects of climate change in the food sector. She opines that the tackling of the food waste issue should be focused on the developed world as the median amount of food waste per capita in...

FAO-led global COVID-19 Food Coalition gains momentum

The COVID-19 Food Coalition, launched by the Government of Italy and led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is gaining momentum, as more countries are joining the initiative in an effort to tackle medium and long-term adverse impacts of the current...