In 2017, global pineapple production weighed in at over 27.4 million metric tons. The fruit is prized for its flavor, sweetness, and health benefits—attributes that often capture our attention at Farmfolio. What many of us don’t consider is the massive quantity of pineapple leaves that every plantation produces. It was these leaves, and the strong … Continue reading Piñatex —Producing Textiles from Pineapple Waste?
With its strategic location straddling the equator, fertile land, and water resources, it’s no surprise that Colombia is growing its exports to include more than what it’s traditionally been known for: coffee, cut flowers, and bananas. And agriculture looks like a promising future for the South American country. It’s one of seven countries named by … Continue reading Colombia: The World’s Pantry
The first Impossible Burger debuted in 2016 when it was introduced to Chef David Chang’s NYC restaurant, Momofuku Nishi. In an unexpected twist, Impossible Burger 2.0 was introduced at a consumer electronics expo in Las Vegas earlier this year. Wearable gadgets, and the latest gaming and television technology are all standard fare at CES, which … Continue reading Impossible Burger Showcases Plant-Based Food at CES Tech Fest