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Chew’s Agriculture signs 10-year S$27m sustainability-linked loan with DBS

THE BUSINESS TIMES, WED. MAY 29, 2019 VIVIENNE TAY – EGG producer Chew’s Agriculture has signed a 10-year, S$27 million sustainability-linked loan with DBS Bank, to construct a new farm with larger cage-free facilities. This ensures that hens laying eggs on its farm will continue to be housed in optimal conditions – which include larger …

How This Tiny New Zealand Company Is Producing The Best Beef In The World

Forbes.com FEB 12, 2019 Katie Chang With wellness on the tips of everyone’s lips, seeking the best ingredients available – turns out, there’s truth to the adage “you are what you eat” – has never been a greater priority. While picking plum produce is fairly straightforward, making educated decisions about beef, unfortunately, isn’t so cut …

This big egg company will now show you 360-degree look at where your eggs come from

This big egg company will now show you 360-degree look at where your eggs come from FAST COMPANY 1-06-2020 By Kristin Toussaint Terms such as cage-free, free-range, and pasture-raised turn up a lot when you’re shopping for eggs. But do you really know what they mean? What does a pasture-raised chicken have that a free-range …

Viewpoint: Non-GMO, organic, gluten free? Demystifying misleading food labels

From Genetic Literacy Project by Hillary Kaufman | July 29, 2019 Here I am at Costco, getting far too many things for my household of four. As I try to navigate my unwieldy cart around, I see a new product – avocado oil. Apparently, this oil has a higher smoke point for cooking AND has healthy …

Doing Right by the Animals Used in Food Products Is a Costly But Worthy Business Investment

From Entrepreneur.com | June 25, 2019 | Billy Bosch More and more consumers want to know the source of the products they buy, so it’s on business owners to use the best ingredients. How far would you go to find humanely treated, sustainably raised cows? For me, the answer was Kilkenny, Ireland. I set out …

This designing shepherd has found her niche in the farm-to-fashion movement

By Rachel Manteuffel | The Washington Post | May 28, 2019 MIDDLEBURG, Va. – Gum Tree Farm Designs’ showroom is far enough out in horse country Virginia that the dry cleaners down the street also offers mane pulling. President Kennedy had a house near here; it was where Caroline Kennedy’s famous pony, Macaroni, lived while her father …

This Is How to Read Labels So You Buy the Best Chicken

From Reader’s Digest by Lindsay Mattison, Originally Published on Taste of Home “A trip to the grocery store can be confusing, especially once you get to the butcher counter. What is best chicken to buy—organic, air chilled, free-range or something totally different? I’m sure I’m not alone in my quest to make healthier choices. I’ve …