Greener wheat: Nestle launches new regenerative farming initiative

Shredded Wheat could soon be produced for breakfast tables across the UK using innovative low carbon and regenerative agricultural practices, thanks to a major new initiative from food giant Nestlé. Nestlé Cereals today announced the launch of its Nestlé Wheat Plan, which it described as an “innovative sustainable farming initiative through which the business is … Read more

EU warned it cannot meet methane goals without curbing livestock numbers

A new report has today warned the EU “cannot deliver” on the commitments it has made under the Global Methane Pledge without cutting livestock numbers. The EU joined with other major governments to sign a commitment to cut methane emissions by 30 per cent by 2030 at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow last year. … Read more

Virgin Money launches £200m fund to help UK farmers cut emissions

A £200m fund to help UK farmers make the transition to net zero agriculture has been launched today by Virgin Money. Dubbed the Agri E Fund, it aims to offer lower cost loans that can be used to invest in measures which reduce on-farm emissions, such as installing renewable power sources, energy efficiency initiatives and … Read more

Reality check: How's the transition to regenerative agriculture going'

Growing numbers of businesses want to promote regenerative in their supply chains, but as Theresa Lieb agriculture discovers, many of the farmers that want to embrace more sustainable practices are huge challenges This article originally appeared as part of our Food Weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get sustainability food news in your inbox every Thursday. Regenerative … Read more