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Smarter Tech, Smarter Food

Proagrica Report Discusses if Advances in Technology Can Help Feed the World

21-Aug-2019

A growing population across the globe is creating a mounting challenge for food producers. By the year 2050, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts the global population will be 9.6 billion people – requiring a gigantic 70 percent increase in food production. ...

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Radioactive-free vodka produced from crops in Chernobyl

15-Aug-2019

Scientists now want to produce the artisan vodka and give 75 per cent of profits back to the affected community. A radioactive-free vodka produced from crops in Chernobyl’s abandoned zone has been brewed by a team of scientists. Professor Jim Smith, at the University of Portsmouth, described the ...

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Diageo acquires majority shareholding in Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit

09-Aug-2019

Diageo announces the acquisition of a significant majority shareholding in Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits brand. Seedlip was launched by Ben Branson in 2015 to solve the dilemma of ‘what to drink when you’re not drinking®’. Ben set out to change the way the world ...

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People who eat dark chocolate less likely to be depressed

09-Aug-2019

Eating dark chocolate may positively affect mood and relieve depressive symptoms, finds a new UCL-led study looking at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders. The study, published in Depression and Anxiety, is the first to examine the association with depression ...

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UK food industry looks to avoid shortages in no-deal Brexit

08-Aug-2019

The U.K. food industry is urging the government to set aside competition rules so companies can coordinate supply decisions to combat food shortages if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on trade relations. The Food and Drink Federation said Wednesday it had asked the British ...

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UK iced beverage segment keeps its cool with sustained sales growth

07-Aug-2019

Project Iced UK 2019, World Coffee Portal’s annual analysis of the UK’s rapidly developing iced beverages segment, reveals iced beverage sales grew 14.3% in 2018 to £395m, representing 5.8% of the UK specialist coffee shop segment’s £6.8bn sales revenue* The UK’s iced beverage segment is ...

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Delivery services Takeaway and Just Eat agree on merger details

06-Aug-2019

Essens-Lieferdienste Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree on the details of their planned merger. After the merger, the new group will be called Just Eat Takeaway.com. The deal will initially bring the new company annual cost savings of 10 million euros, as the two companies announced on Monday. The ...

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Liquor producer Diageo continues to put in a strong performance

Investors still dissatisfied

26-Jul-2019

Diageo, the world's largest distiller of schnapps, benefited in the past fiscal year above all from good business in Asia. But the British were also able to gain ground in most other regions. Business stagnated only in Europe and Turkey. Group-wide sales increased by six percent to 12.9 billion ...

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Red wine may hold the key to next-gen wearable technology

16-Jul-2019

A team of scientists are seeking to kick-start a wearable technology revolution by creating flexible fibres and adding acids from red wine. Extracting tannic acid from red wine, coffee or black tea, led a team of scientists from The University of Manchester to develop much more durable and ...

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Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

10-Jul-2019

The ‘Vegebot’, developed by a team at the University of Cambridge, was initially trained to recognise and harvest iceberg lettuce in a lab setting. It has now been successfully tested in a variety of field conditions in cooperation with G’s Growers, a local fruit and vegetable ...

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