Salt is much more than just a condiment. And food is not the only thing that needs a pinch of salt: It is also found in soap, glass and plastic containers.
Apples have rightly gained a reputation as healthy food because a “fruit pharmacy” is lurking in and just below the peel.
Global food production needs to rise to provide a nutritious diet for everyone. Ideas from around the world could change the way we eat.
Writer Harold McGee on popular food myths and the science behind them.
Smartphones, intelligent machines and vertical farming in skyscrapers. How innovative concepts are changing the agriculture of the future.
In an interview, Prabhu Pingali tallks about the opportunities in the fight against hunger.
A tent-like structure for food helps smallholder farmers in hot, dry regions to reduce spoilage of their harvests.
Neglected tropical diseases were long off the radar of the wider world. But, thanks to international efforts, this is gradually changing.
Exploring new opportunities in agriculture doesn’t stop at planet Earth: New dimensions in vegetable gardening are unfolding in outer space.
In India, farmers are learning to cultivate their fields sustainably and increase their yields.
Eleven farms in Europe are leading way in showing how modern farming can help protect ecosystems.
The former U.S. President Jimmy Carter about the fight against neglected tropical diseases.
In 1913, Carl Bosch discovered how to produce ammonia on an industrial scale. Gerhard Ertl has researched the mechanism behind it.
How BASF is helping to control the insect that spreads Chagas disease.
BASF has developed a method for holistically assessing sustainability in agriculture.
Not just an empty box: Innovations ensure that food packaging is affordable, sustainable and safe.
Today, packaging must do a lot. Nicolas Eilken, 3D Design Director explains the many roles it fulfills.