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Every week we track the business, tech and investment trends in CPG, retail, restaurants, agriculture, cooking and health, so you don’t have to. Here are some of this week’s top headlines.
In recent headlines, the UK explores a potential game-changing deal with Israel to fast-track cultivated meat approval, addressing food security and sustainability concerns. Meanwhile, the expiration of the Farm Bill in the US has prompted questions about the future of agricultural policies. Additionally, a new global framework aims to revitalize regenerative agriculture practices in response to the alarming degradation of farmland worldwide, emphasizing the need for transformative changes to ensure food security.
In other news, we’ve wrapped the first season of our podcast in partnership with AgFunder: New Food Order, a nuanced investigation into the business of tackling our climate and social crises through food and agriculture. Read all about why we launched the podcast, and be sure to subscribe and share!
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UK ministers and regulators are looking to accelerate the approval of cultivated meat to boost food security, ease the cost of living, and provide alternative, planet-friendly meat sources for a growing population.
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The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform warns that half the world’s farmland is degraded and only a major transformation will ensure food security.
The sale caps years of ups and downs for Blue Apron, once a leader in at-home meal deliveries.
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The fund is aimed at investing in the food and agribusiness value chain.
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A guest interview with Snaxshot’s Communications Intern, Anja Westhues, who shares her perspective on industry trade shows she’s attended as a Gen Z consumer.
Is this the moment when restaurants finally adopt dynamic pricing? And if so, what does it say about us?
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