It's a shocking waste of resources: one third of all foodstuffs produced worldwide never reach the consumer. Global 3000 looks into the causes and asks what can be done.
Chocolate spread Nutella now has more sugar and more powdered milk, presumably at the expense of cacao, a German consumer group claims. Nutella maker Ferrero said the "quality" of their chocolate cream remained the same.
Coral behaves unexpectedly when it comes to consuming plastic. Although it's well known that they do swallow microplastic particles, what is really strange is that they seem to actually like it.
China's largest e-commerce platform plans to take a major stake in one of the country's top food sellers, Sun Art Retail Group, as it's investing heavily in connecting its online and offline portfolio of businesses.
New EU proposals could improve the quality of consumer goods in eastern Europe, but more is needed, leaders said. Several eastern EU states have complained of "food apartheid" in the past.
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