Apeel tested the technology on avocados because of their fleeting window of perfect ripeness and relatively high price. It has since opened satellite offices in Mexico, Peru, the Netherlands and New Jersey. It works with five suppliers of avocados, including two of the world’s largest, Del Monte and Del Rey. … [Read more...] about Food-waste firm bags Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry as investors
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The recipe, which was described as one of the royal's favourite, was shared on the @ClarenceHouse Instagram page alongside a step-by-step photo guide (right, the ingredients, and left, pouring the double cream onto the vegetables and egg) … [Read more...] about What a pickle! Coronavirus could see STILTON disappear as sales plunge by 30% with restaurants closed and shoppers opting for foreign varieties, cheese industry bosses warn
Wildlife hunting bans mostly fail, says Stephanie Brittain, who spent eight years in Cameroon researching bushmeat consumption and now works with Oxford University’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Research. After the 2013–16 Ebola outbreak in west Africa, she says, bans were brought in by several countries but could not be policed. The result was a marked increase in hunting for wild meat. “There [is] no conclusive evidence that banning the wildlife trade will prevent the emergence of zoonotic diseases in the future,” she says. “The legal trade for species that can be safely harvested can facilitate improved hygiene and animal welfare, while complete bans can drive trade underground, resulting in illegal markets with lower hygiene regulation and increased risk of disease transmission.” … [Read more...] about ‘Ban on bushmeat’ after Covid-19 but what if alternative is factory farming?
Meanwhile Subway has reopened 600 of its 2,600 sandwich stores across the UK and Ireland. The Leon chain, which remained open for takeaways and providing meals for NHS workers, has just reopened two of its busiest London restaurants, in Canary Wharf and London Bridge. … [Read more...] about Greggs to reopen 800 stores from mid-June
Some stores, including the bookseller Waterstones and the footwear chain Kurt Geiger, have said they will go further. Kurt Geiger will set aside shoes that have been tried on for 24 hours before another customer is allowed to try them. At Waterstones all books browsed by shoppers will be put to one side for 72 hours before going back on sale. … [Read more...] about No changing rooms: what to expect when non-essential UK shops reopen