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Government phasing out polystyrene food containers in plan to tackle plastic

Food and beverage containers made of hard-to-recycle plastics like PVC and polystyrene will be phased out.

Climate explained: how climate change will affect food production and security

Are food shortages a major threat to New Zealand due to climate change?

Woolworths teams up with Instagram food artist to spark fresh approach to gifting

Gift of Fresh campaign encourages shoppers to support Australian growers in the lead up to Christmas.

Food ministers say Health Star Rating should remain voluntary

Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation supports changes to health star algorithm and considers expansion to canned and frozen fruits and veg.

Why Kellogg’s is backing Yume – the ‘eBay for surplus food’

Food waste warrior Katy Barfield is supporting Australian food manufacturers to get a return on surplus product.

Demand for meat alternatives on the rise as eating habits change

Only one in five Kiwis have tried a meat alternative product.

Urgent need to focus on food insecurity – Monash University

Advocacy groups and Monash University urge the government to tackle food insecurity on World Food Day.

Why community-owned grocery stores like co-ops are the best recipe for revitalizing food deserts

While poverty is the primary culprit, some blame food insecurity on the lack of grocery stores in low-income neighborhoods.

Aussie shoppers want supermarkets to cut food waste

Younger consumers are more concerned about food waste than plastic packaging.

Growth in food products far outpaces health and beauty, IRI

Fresher and healthier alternatives to everyday products are experiencing strong growth with more and more shoppers gravitating toward individualised products.