South Africa: Saving the Philippi Horticultural Area

18 April 2018 – As if the water crisis wasn’t bad enough‚ Cape Town risks running out of cheap fresh vegetables unless it protects a 1‚900-hectare vegetable patch nestled in suburbia. Read more…


Global demand spurs sustainable fynbos harvesting

6 March 2018 – Many species of fynbos have been exported for decades but some of them are trending in Europe, Asia, Russia and other global markets. Read more…


Flavour forecasts: Bell’s predictions for 2018 food trends

25 January 2018 – Botanic flavours and gourmet snacks are among the top trends expected to take Europe by storm in 2018. Read more…


Europe’s love of roses sends ripples through Kenyan lake

4 December 2017 – Kenya is one of the biggest exporters of cut flowers in the world but the booming industry has created a raft of environmental problems. Local producers are now coming up with new ideas to cut pollution while keeping their business profitable. Read more…