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FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has unveiled its new Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition in...

World’s biggest rooftop greenhouse opens

LUFA Farms just opened what it says is the world's largest commercial rooftop greenhouse. Building on a new hanging garden trend, a greenhouse atop a Montreal warehouse growing eggplants and tomatoes to...

Motors and VSD help food and beverage plants reach sustainability goals

Brith Isaksson, Global Segment Manager: Food & Beverage, ABB Motion STRONG demand for convenient, healthier foods and beverages – produced and packaged in the most environmentally friendly way possible – is...

TPT ‘optimistic’ about SA’s citrus season

SOUTH AFRICA’s citrus export season is progressing amid COVID-19 challenges according to Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), with new equipment soon to boost operations across the Port Elizabeth, Durban and the Ngqura TPT...

Crookes fruitless endeavours

AGRIBUSINESS Crookes Brothers, which has been actively trying to diversify from its traditional sugar farming base, has taken a big step back on its deciduous fruit foray in the Western Cape. In the...


Shell enters floating gigawatt project

The oil firm acquires the controlling share of an Irish company planning a 300-MW floating facility with potential to reach 1 GW. IRISH project developer...