Supply chain


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,…


Tracing hazelnuts geographical origin: Isotopic markers

Food fraud can have many implications. Ranging from ‘counterfeit’ parmesan cheese​ to contaminated pork​ – fraud is a constant presence within the food industry. Hazelnuts are not immune. The commodity, despite not being deforestation-linked by…


Why is the price of tea going up?

Tea is the second most consumed drink in the world after water, and is consumed by billions every day. It truly is a global commodity. However, all is not good in the world of tea….