Wet winter could cut UK food self sufficiency by about a tenth

The UK's ability to feed itself is set to be reduced by nearly a tenth, new analysis by ECIU reveals, as farmers across the country have been hit by one of the wettest winters on record. The analysis from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), estimates that the projected reduction in key arable crops as a result of lower crop...




BENEO reduces specific energy consumption while increasing production capacity of chicory root fibres

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, is demonstrating how supply security and sustainability can go hand in hand. While increasing global capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibres by 30%, thanks to a 90 million Euro investment into its production plant in Pemuco, Chile, it is reducing specific energy...




Safeguarding food security and reinforcing the resilience of food systems

The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) – the Brussels-based business association representing the European insect sector – welcomes today's Communication of the European Commission on Safeguarding food security and reinforcing the resilience of food systems.

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Categories: 2022

Tags: Food Security, IPIFF




Commission adopts contingency plan for food supply and food security in times of crisis

Following the COVID-19 crisis and as announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy, the EU intends to step up coordination at European level to ensure citizens do not face food shortages during crises. The contingency plan adopted today acknowledges the overall resilience of the EU food supply chain, identifies existing shortcomings, and puts forward...




Shaping the future of food systems: thousands commit to dialogues amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

UN Member States take a step closer towards national pathways for the food systems needed by 2030 ahead of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome. More than 130 governments are making food systems a top priority amid the pandemic and committing to an unprecedented programme of Dialogues in the run up to the UN Food Systems Summit in September.
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Categories: 2021

Tags: Food Security, Covid-19

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