All news articles for July 2024

Dairy cows are indirectly linked to deforestation through feed consumption. Image Source: Getty Images/John Giustina

Is dairy linked to deforestation?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Deforestation has been linked to a range of commodities including palm oil, soy, cocoa and cattle. But how close is its link with dairy?

A growing trend for function food ingredients has been driven by more health conscious consumers. Image: Getty, Matt Lincoln


Functional foods fuel healthy eating trends

By Gwen Ridler

A growing trend of health-conscious consumers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked calls for manufacturers to focus on functional foods.

Image via Heytea

Cheese lovers, would you try Cheese Tea?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Tea brand Heytea has landed in Paris, France with the aim to entice the cheese-loving nation with its Cheese Tea in the build-up to the Summer Olympics.

Dairy farmers need to improve silage storage capacity in order to be climate-resilient, according to Kite. Image: Getty/Wieland Teixeira

British dairies face steep climate resilience costs

By Teodora Lyubomirova

UK dairy farmers may need to fork out more than $60,000 per year on average on top of the cost of production in order to achieve an acceptable level of climate resilience, a dairy consultancy has estimated.