agriculture

Is seasonal eating making a comeback?

For many years, the world has been the European consumer’s oyster. Whether it’s strawberries in winter (spoiler alert, they don’t grow in Europe, in winter), or courgettes in spring, European consumers have been spoilt, when…



Will precision agriculture ever be adopted?

Precision agriculture – the use of a network of sensors to respond to changing variables, and thus make agriculture more efficient and more sustainable – has significant potential, especially in the food supply chain. However,…



How to incentivise farmers to work longer

British TV personality Jeremy Clarkson may not appear to be a typical farmer, but in some ways, such as age, he represents the norm. An ageing population across Europe, and the reluctance of young people…


Sustainability: More than just preventing climate change

When consumers and manufacturers consider sustainability, they often think about things such as regenerative agriculture, green technology and plastic-free packaging. But sustainability is about so much more than that. What is sustainability?​ In 1987, the…