Agricultural waste plagues Sub-Saharan Africa, where several nations straddle the world’s largest desert with its arid winds, and the choking humidity of one of the globe’s largest rainforests. A dedicated cadre of specialists there have been battling the problem for decades, and simple technologies are helping them, but governments’ lack of funding, ineptitude, and recalcitrance continue to undermine their efforts.
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In this article, readers will find an update on the role of packaging in enabling a more food-secure population.
Drying Beads offer an effective solution to drying crops in moist environments and can be a valuable resource in developing countries.
Conventional agriculture practices designed to improve crop yields have degraded critical soil micronutrients, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory amino acid L-Ergothioneine (ERGO).
Health, welfare, and sustainability concerns have spurred consumers to explore plant-based alternatives. In this sponsored content interview, global ingredients company ofi discusses the forces driving this growing trend, and how it supports product innovation in this emerging category.