New animal-free meat tech raises the steaks for low carbon dining

Aleph Farms and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have created what they claim is the world’s first ribeye steak made using 3D bioprinting technology

McDonald’s seals corporate PPAs for 326MW of wind energy

The fast-food giant will purchase wind energy from US renewable developer Apex Clean Energy

Four-in-five small businesses in food and drink sector ‘making sustainability a priority’

E.ON says a third of consumers across the industry now look for strong environmental credentials before they buy

Global meat consumption in 2018 ‘created at least 1.7 gigatonnes of CO2 emissions’

Shifting 10% of meat production to plant-based alternatives could save carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 2.7 billion trees, according to a new report

Tesco commits to tripling alternative meat sales by 2025

The commitment is part of the retailer’s collaboration with WWF that aims to reduce the environmental impact of food production

Sustainable rice label unveiled by UN-backed initiative

The Sustainable Rice Platform will enable consumers to track rice back to its origin country and ensure it is produced in a green way

Government invests £300m in aerospace, automotive, pharmaceuticals and food and beverage sectors

The Manufacturing Made Smarter Challenge’s initial £50 million of funding is being granted to 14 manufacturing projects

Could insect-based animal feed be the key to decarbonising agriculture?

Entec Nutrition, which has won £250,000 of funding from Innovate UK, suggests the answer could be yes

HelloFresh commits to offsetting 100% of direct carbon emissions

The meal-kit business is investing in a range of green projects, such as renewable energy plants, farm-waste methane capture and forestry initiatives

IKEA introduces plant-based meatballs to shrink carbon footprint

The new addition to the menu is made with pea protein, potatoes, oats, onion and apple and maintains 4% of the carbon footprint of the famous meatballs