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Breaking Down Bill Gates’ Synthetic-Beef Climate Solution

Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recently proposed that shifting beef consumption in wealthier countries…

As States Roll Back COVID-19 Restrictions, Restaurants Weigh Next Move

President Biden denounced state leaders who are choosing to relax COVID-19 restrictions and protective measures…

Danone Feels Pressure from COVID-19 and Weaker Sales

Danone is being pressured on three fronts: nondairy substitutes are failing to compensate for a…

Earnings Update: Sales Rising for Retailers Publix, Dollar Tree, and Grocery Outlet

Several retailers have released results for their final quarters of 2020, as well as their…

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Today’s Young Workers Demand Employers Focus on Sustainability

A mentoring session from nearly six months ago still sticks in the mind of Talita…

Vertical Farming Will Be Key for Supporting Sustainable Produce

Fruit and vegetable production, like all agricultural practices, must adapt to climate change. That is,…

Dairy Farms Decline as Milk Alternatives Go Mainstream

The latest USDA data shows that dairy farms are on the decline, while plant-based milk…

Plant-Based Meat Trend Continues to Grow Among Major Industry Players

Plant-based companies are finding a home in fast-food, as demand for meat-free options grows among…

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New Alternative Proteins Set to Go Mainstream

The combination of wanting to eat a healthier diet and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions…

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U.S. Seafood Suppliers Facing Major, Problematic Backlog

An influx of imports, plus work forces being affected by the pandemic, are causing backlogs…