5@5: 5 recent innovations in food packaging | Burger chain serves up cricket protein milkshakes

[email protected]: 5 recent innovations in food packaging | Burger chain serves up cricket protein milkshakes

Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news. Can Brad Pitt save the chickens? 5 ways packaging is reducing waste.


Food packaging: Have your cake and eat the wrapper, too

Edible, nonstick and safety-enhancing packages are just some of the interesting recent developments in the world of food packaging. Read more at National Geographic...

This fast-food cricket milkshake might save the world

Connecticut-based Wayback Burgers is offering mainstream consumers a gateway into insect protein in the form of the 1,000-calorie Cricket Oreo Mudslide milkshake, made with vanilla ice cream, cookie crumbles, coffee flavoring and and 24 grams of protein worth of Peruvian chocolate cricket protein powder. Read more at Munchies...

Farmers watch as scientists weigh in on common farm herbicides

An exploration of the latest research and thoughts on glyphosate and 2,4-D. Read more at KUNC...

A consumer group more important than millennials

Children born in 2007--the year the global financial crisis struck and the year the iPhone was released--are a key demographic in understanding the future of consumer behavior, according to futurist Mike Walsh. Read more at Food Business News...

When Brad Pitt and other stars say 'stop,' does Big Farming listen?

Past celebrity-endorsed animal rights campaigns have actually led companies to change how they source their animal products, but only time will tell if recent outcries by Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt against allegedly inhumane practices at Costco supplier Hillendale Farms will make a difference. Read more at Modern Farmer...

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