SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
Chain restaurants, cattle industry, U.S. congressmen have had enough of corn-based fuels that are pushing up prices throughout the food chain.
1 | June 17, 2013 11:11am |
In a burgeoning U.S. market for small-batch and craft spirits, hundreds of small companies scattered throughout the nation are making new concoctions that would seem otherworldly to the...
June 17, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- A new study indicates that it maybe better to offer cash instead of subsidies to millions of poor in India.
6 | June 17, 2013 12:00am |
Medical data can be a valuable resource for hackers and so the health industry has to defend itself better, says U.S. officials.
2 | June 14, 2013 3:13am |
It would be a travesty if the billionaire ever runs out of sauces for his steaks and his hamburgers. The Sage of Omaha completes his purchase of the venerable H.J. Heinz Co.
June 11, 2013 6:11am |
Poultry prices in South Africa could soon jump 50 percent, pushing some low-income consumers away from their favorite white meat.
June 11, 2013 3:00am |
Subway wants 100,000 stores by 2030.
6 | June 10, 2013 6:56am |
Medical advances can help children with complex conditions live longer, but what are the affects of using modern medical devices?
June 7, 2013 6:46am |
Biosafety regulations barely exist in the United States, but this might not be for long. Will seed politics ignite change?
3 | June 7, 2013 3:15am |
Domino's U.K. franchise used a drone to deliver two pizzas earlier this week. Will this successful test (and PR stunt) evolve into a real business strategy?
4 | June 6, 2013 12:04pm |
Here's some insight into how companies like GE are taking advantage of 3D-printing technology.
1 | June 6, 2013 5:48am |
A start-up has introduced analytics tools that it says will help businesses communicate more effectively in global markets and identify which countries to prioritize.
June 5, 2013 9:09pm |
While high-profile, low-rise public housing has failed in Brooklyn, C.C. Sullivan sees a successful model in Boston for adapting old buildings to create livable low-income homes.
16 | June 5, 2013 3:00am |
The co-founder of the green cleaning products company flaunts traditional consumer products design strategies and encourages every employee to be weird.
1 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |
Olive oil fraud dates back to the time of Julius Caesar. Now a laser developed to measure gases on Mars could help stop this earthly problem.
3 | June 3, 2013 1:59pm |
Brewing and serving coffee with a precision typically reserved for manufacturing might just be the answer to a wired, mobile, impatient, caffeine-hungry world. Austin-based Briggo is betting on it.
3 | June 3, 2013 3:00am |
Some lucky employees have traded in their offices for swimming with sharks and being inventive with bacon.
June 3, 2013 2:03am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Scientists in Uruguay have engineered sheep that glow green under UV light. And no, they're not meant for Scottish raves.
May 31, 2013 3:00am |
BERLIN -- In a sign of Germany's growing Thai population, a talented group of Asian women have grown a community gathering into a popular fresh-food market.
1 | May 30, 2013 3:00am |
Just when you thought you could recycle in your sleep, here come bioplastics.
3 | May 30, 2013 3:00am |