Tag: food

    Emirates Food Security Council meeting discusses global food security challenges

    DUBAI, 27th March, 2022 (WAM) — The Emirates Food Security Council examined global food security challenges and their local repercussions during its first meeting of 2022, chaired by Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment. The gathering drew the participation of the Council’s members from the ranks of concerned federal and local […]

    These food trends will set your dining agenda for 2022

    What will be on the plates in the coming year? Nothing but the best – local produce, homegrown concepts, street food galore, unique dining concepts and more healthy vegan lunch bowl with ingredients. Avocado, quinoa, sweet potato, tomato, spinach and chickpeas vegetables salad. Oh, sounds tasty. Let’s get to know more, thanks to Khaleejtimes review. […]

    The new study suggests almost 50% of Europeans have cut their meat consumption

    A new survey from Smart Protein backed by ProVeg has revealed nearly 50% of Europeans have cut meat from their diets and are eating more plant-based produce. The survey backed by ProVeg International sought to discover European attitudes toward plant-based foods with a focus on flexitarians. More than 7,500 people in 10 European countries were […]

    A Finnish company plans to make Solein protein from the air

    Solar foods, a Finnish alternative protein company has begun construction on Factory 01 and plans to launch the product by 2023. Solein protein is made from… what would you think? From the air by fermentation. Factory 01 will grow protein out of microbes cultured with electricity and air. CEO Pasi Vainikka likens the new wave […]

    Lobsters and crabs are sentient beings and shouldn’t be boiled alive, UK report says

    Octopuses, crabs and lobsters are capable of experiencing pain or suffering, according to a review commissioned by the UK government, which has added the creatures to a list of sentient beings to be given protection under new animal welfare laws, CNN states. The report by experts at the London School of Economics looked at 300 […]

    Talabat to introduce 100% plant-based packaging in Qatar

    The move comes as part of the food delivery platform’s Sustainable Packaging Program to reduce plastic waste and carbon footprint, Doha News reports. Online food delivery platform Talabat has announced the launch of its Sustainable Packaging Program that aims to reduce plastic waste as well as carbon footprint across the region, starting with operations in […]

    The European Union may ban the import of goods related to deforestation

    The European Union may ban the import of several products, including beef.  In late November, the European Commission unveiled a draft bill restricting imports of deforestation products, namely beef, coffee, cocoa, soybeans, palm oil, and wood. The bill requires companies to disclose information about their supply chains. It aims to prevent the import of deforestation […]

    Bloomberg identifies natural disasters among the top 10 risks to the global economy in 2022

    Most economists expect the global economy to grow in 2022, but their forecasts may be wrong, according to a Bloomberg report released on December 13. Below there are the most significant economic risks for 2022. “Most forecasters expect a confident recovery of the economy, lower prices, the departure of governments from the emergency monetary policy,” […]

    How to eat “garbage,” take a shower quickly, wash less often: the latest eco-trends on the consumer market

    Human society produces rubbish. Rivers carry between 1.15 and 2.41 million tons of plastic each year, and the average European produces 31 kg of plastic waste per year. You can start sorting waste, but you can’t make a new one out of a plastic bottle all the time: the plastic recycling cycle is finite. Let’s […]

    QF discussion examines potential solutions to the planet’s worsening environmental challenges
    06 Dec 2021

    Consumers, big businesses, and governments must take action to lighten the burden that food production and consumption take on the world’s troubled environment, experts told Qatar Foundation’s Doha Debates’ #DearWorldLive program, The Peninsula Qatar reports. Before the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP26), the UN said 34% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions come […]