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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit nearly $500m in 2023

Spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500m in 2023, up sharply from the $126m expected in 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research.

14 Oct 2021

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2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced
2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced

The winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems have been announced. The awards, a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Federal Government of Switzerland,...

4 Oct 2021

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Coffee bean prices have doubled in the past year and may double again - what's going on?
Coffee bean prices have doubled in the past year and may double again - what's going on?

International Coffee Day feels very different this year. Introduced by the International Coffee Organization (ICO) on 1 October 2015 to raise awareness of the product and the challenges faced by producers, the day has usually focused on how low...

By Jonathan Morris 1 Oct 2021

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Why global food prices are higher today than for most of modern history
Why global food prices are higher today than for most of modern history

Global food prices shot up nearly 33% in September 2021 compared with the same period the year before. That's according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) monthly Food Price Index, which also found that global prices have risen by...

By Alastair Smith 28 Sep 2021

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Kering goes fur-free across all fashion brands
Kering goes fur-free across all fashion brands

Luxury fashion giant Kering has announced its decision to go fur-free across the group. Starting from the upcoming autumn 2022 collections, none of the group's fashion houses will be using fur.

27 Sep 2021

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Nestlé's transition towards a regenerative food system speeds up

Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system - one that the company says aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming...

21 Sep 2021

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