Jun 18, 2020
"In Scotland, we have an opportunity to look more closely at our national food strategy and consider indoor agritech more thoroughly" says our CEO, David Farquhar, in the latest edition of Holyrood magazine.
While the temptation is for companies to rush to revert to 'business as normal' post COVID-19, now is our chance to truly commit to a green food recovery and begin to build a greener, far more localised food chain.
Read the full piece on the magazine's website: https://www.holyrood.com/comment/view,associate-feature-driving-a-green-food-recovery_15640.htm#.XueQAds6EWQ.twitter
At IGS, we believe that innovation is essential in agriculture, as in many other areas. A circular model must be one that we adopt more broadly, and our commitment to this is two-fold.
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Recent research by the UN Environment Programme found that ‘countries are missing significant opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions’ and that ‘other actions in the food system, such as reducing food loss and waste, or shifting to more sustainable diets, are widely ignored’.
While many of us are aware of the impact of food miles and foodsrity, the UN believes policymakers need to address ‘food waste and a shift more plant-rich diets’.
Dec 9, 2020
IGS has been named amongst the shortlisted companies in the 2020 FoodTech 500, compiled by Forward Fooding.
Oct 22, 2020
IGS is delighted to have been awarded silver at the 2020 British Farming Awards in the Agri-Tech Innovator of the Year category.