This year, five top-ranked international teams compete to grow lettuces entirely without human intervention in Wageningen University’s high-tech experimental greenhouse.
This short film depicts the work of protected cropping experts at Western Sydney University’s Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment supporting India’s efforts to develop sustainable future food production solutions.
Rural Councils Victoria has a new website detailing key information about industrial landholdings, land and buildings across rural Victoria that offer potentially profitable opportunities for food manufacturing firms keen to invest or expand.
Food-systems experts from London, Delhi and Sydney discuss strategic policies and practices to boost food equity and resilience in this webinar hosted by The George Institute for World Food Day 2021.
The latest freeze-drying techniques mean food manufacturers can eliminate the cost and carbon footprint of transporting food by eliminating water content, while retaining flavour and nutrients.
The first UN Food Systems Summit on 23 September, livestreamed across the world, engaged more than 51,000 people from 193 countries and led to nearly 300 pledges to act. Watch all the sessions on demand.
Woolworths’ venture capital arm w23 is one of the backers in a bumper $4m funding round for Sydney-based premium proteins start-up Harvest B.
Growers investing in high-value crops such as saffron and vanilla, and in varieties bred for sustainability, are fuelling diversity in indoor cropping, found a panel of experts at the recent Indoor AgTech NYC Innovation Summit.
In Wageningen’s third Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge, international teams swill compete to grow the most profitable indoor lettuce crop from seed, entirely without human intervention.
Next month, the world’s largest meal-kit company is opening a new 25,500sqm manufacturing and distribution complex near Melbourne. Reportedly the largest such facility in Australia, the new ‘Tuckerbox’ will exemplify sustainability.