Pandemic border restrictions are keeping seasonal crop pickers from the Pacific out of New Zealand. Would adapting the quarantine system help?
If it weren't for historical and biological happenstance, few would be eating avocados today.
Those who ate the most fruit and vegetables daily had a 50% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who ate little or none.
A gardening supply shortage during the pandemic showed our ill-preparedness to grow our own food. Permanent backyard veggie gardens can help us survive the next crisis, and provide everyday benefits.
Victory gardens were popular during wartime, and have made a comeback during the current pandemic.
A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.
Three foods and some cool stuff you should know about them.
South Africa is already an established player in global fruit exports, especially citrus. But it has failed to take full advantage of the rise in demand for other fruits.
For your 2020 New Year's resolutions, think about keeping the microbes that live inside your gut healthy. Look after them and they'll look after you.
To understand how healthy a food is, we often look at fats and proteins, vitamins and minerals. But this approach overlooks one property that's a key part of a food's health potential – its structure.
People often avoid fruit juice due to its sugar content and low fibre, but it still contains lots of good chemicals our bodies need.
Fruit ripening is all about plants getting animals to eat the seeds that are inside their fruits. This helps the plants get their seeds to somewhere new where they can grow into a new plant.
The UK is home to more than 3,600 apple varieties - but they can't be told apart by look or taste alone.
Teaching children to grow their own fruit and vegetables could be key to tackling the obesity crisis.
Copycat criminals are inspired by media depictions of previous crimes. But they also have to have a criminal mindset to start with.
It's not just about getting kids to eat their greens; they should be eating fruits and vegetables of all different colours. Here are some strategies to make it easier.
The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
Several studies on locavores – people who go out of their way to buy foods and other products from local sources – explore the beliefs and values that makes them tick.
Preparing healthy meals can be difficult. Here's what a doctor recommends.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.