It’s been a while since we last wrote to you and feels good to be back!
Our 60-day whirlwind Global Mission is over and its business as usual. We were grateful for the incredible opportunity to meet so many exciting people, interesting companies and inspiring food heroes.
Also, we hosted our first panel discussion in Mumbai at The Bombay Canteen, despite roaring rains. Here’s more on the event.
While we’re still reeling from all this excitement and planning interesting features for the upcoming editions, here’s this week’s newsletter which is a compilation of the most interesting food system news from the last week. Dive in and enjoy!
Anusha & Elizabeth
Aaj se thoda kam
Food Navigator — Asia
India’s food firms are betting big on the “Eat Right Movement” to address unhealthy dietary habits and curb related non-communicable diseases.
MyCrop’s Farmer Mitras are Helping Growers Reap Better Harvests
Meet the Indian farmers’ new friends who’re helping them produce better yields with data collection and mentoring.
Corn, Canola, Tofu: False Claims of GM Free
Food Navigator — Asia
Some retail stores in India were caught selling illegal genetically modified foods including canola oil, tofu and even infant formula.
Read more >> Generally Manipulated Foods
- Bengaluru’s community fridge initiative provides a platform to share food waste to feed the hungry.
- Meerut’s non-vegetarian food outlets have started selling vegetarian food to promote communal harmony.
- Food delivery firms under scrutiny to ensure safety and hygiene of the restaurants.
- DowDuPont puts off decision to grow trial crops of GM corn.
- Basmati rice millers in India offered higher prices to reduce pesticides.
Gastrotope and Omnivore are hosting a “Farm to Fork Debate” panel focusing on new consumer trends and smart farming. Here’s more.
SOME MORE NEWS
- Playing real life Farmville isn’t too difficult with these new startups in India.
- Gulab Jamuns and vegetarian Swedish meatballs part of Ikea’s new storein Hyderabad.
- Indra Nooyi’s legacy and how she saved the beverage giant.
- China joins list of importers of Indian rice.
- The use of pesticides to increase food production is affecting pollinators that help the food grow — Bees.
Ghee has been getting a lot of love lately. Check out this fun video, and its health benefits. Oh, we LOVE ghee too!New around here and enjoy what you read?
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