Orbital Insight’s technology will combine satellite images of Indonesia and Brazil with geolocation data to provide specific information on ‘the first mile’ – the journey that palm oil fruit or soybeans travel from the plantation to a mill. “With a clearer...
JBS has defended its efforts to eliminate deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest after criticism from environmental campaigners led the UK’s largest supermarket Tesco to attempt to cut links with the meat giant.
Peruvian superfood supplier NxtDried says long-term demand for nutritious superfoods, high in bioactive compounds, will help the company weather immediate coronavirus-related shocks. "The new consumer is very aware that food is a way to prevent disease,"...
From the Mexican bakery delivering cook-it-yourself experiences to nutrition apps advising the healthiest meal plans during quarantine, Latin American start-ups and SMEs are adapting their business models to survive the coronavirus crisis.
Chile's Algramo sells branded goods in reusable packaging, saving money for manufacturers - such as Nestlé and Unilever - and reducing plastic waste. “We keep packaging in the economy and out of the environment,” it says.
South American agriculture ministers discuss harmonizing regulations to ease cross-border food supplies during the coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns that “lives and livelihoods will be lost” due to coronavirus.
Businesses across the country are adapting with lightning speed to adjust business plans, and in some cases, change their business model overnight, in order to adapt and survive as large swathes of the population go into lockdown.