Delhi Mandates All Electric Fleet for Food Delivery Firms by April 2030

The Delhi government’s draft aggregator policy mandates transition to an all-electric fleet for cab companies, food delivery firms and e-commerce entities by April 1, 2030 and proposes a fine of Rs. 50,000 per vehicle if a company fails to make the transition. The draft policy titled Delhi Motor Vehicle Aggregator Scheme has been uploaded on […]

Artificial Photosynthesis Makes Food Production More Energy-Efficient

Researchers have found a way to bypass the need for biological photosynthesis altogether and create food independent of sunlight by using artificial photosynthesis. The study was published in the journal, Nature Food. Researchers used a two-step electrocatalytic process to convert carbon dioxide, electricity, and water into acetate, the form of the main component of vinegar. […]

Jio-Bp, Zomato Partner to Expand EVs in Food Deliveries

Jio-Bp, the fuel and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries and London-based BP, on Wednesday announced its partnership with Zomato to provide electric vehicle (EV) mobility services to the food aggregator to support its plans to have a 100 percent EV fleet by 2030. The new announcement comes just days after Jio-Bp reported plans to […]

Decarbonise Complex Food Systems Using These 5 technologies

Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint of food systems includes all the emissions from its growing, processing, transportation and waste. Agriculture is also vulnerable to the effects of climate change and, as the conflict in Ukraine demonstrates, food systems can be exposed to geopolitics. […]

Uber Launches Robot Food Delivery Service in California

Uber Technologies on Monday said it launched pilot food delivery services with autonomous vehicles in two California cities, and said it was adding electric vehicle charging stations into its global driver app. The announcements are part of Uber’s annual product event where the ride-hail and food delivery company showcases the latest updates to its app. […]

Wheat Exports Ban, “Adds To Growing Food Inflation Risks In Asia”: Nomura

“Indias export ban should exert upward pressure on global wheat prices”: Nomura India’s decision to ban wheat exports will “add to growing food inflation risks in Asia,” said Nomura in its “Asia Insights” research note. Here Are The Key Comments From The Nomura Report: “India’s export ban should exert upward pressure on global wheat prices.” […]

Why Is Food Inflation Rising?: Top Quotes From Economists At ING

“There are many reasons why food prices are rising…” noted economists at ING. “Food inflation continues its ascent. There are many reasons why food prices are rising…” noted economists at ING. Here Are The Top 10 Comments From ING’s Economists: “Food manufacturers are raising prices due to higher costs, but food inflation levels vary considerably […]

Wheat Procurement To Slide By More Than Half As Exports Rise: Food Secretary

Government has said its wheat procurement could come down significantly New Delhi: Government’s wheat procurement is set to decline by more than half to 19.5 million tonnes in the the current Rabi marketing year amid higher exports and likely fall in output, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said on Wednesday, and asserted there won’t be any […]

Despite Global Food Crisis, WTO Trouble For Indian Exports: Ms Sitharaman

India facing difficulties with WTO on exporting amidst food crisis: Ms Sitharaman Washington: Amidst a global shortage of food grains in the aftermath of the Ukrainian war, countries like India which have the potential to address this by exporting agricultural products, in particular cereals, are facing difficulties from the World Trade Organization, Union Finance Minister […]

Retail Inflation Rises To 17-Month High Of 6.95% In March Due To Higher Food, Oil Prices

Retail inflation rose in March due to higher food and oil prices India’s retail inflation for March 2022 rose to a 17-month high of 6.95 per cent from 6.07 per cent in February 2022 mainly due to rising food and oil prices.  Food inflation for March rose sharply to 7.68 per cent, while it was […]

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