Agriculture

Negative geotropism

Why do Banana Fruits Grow Facing Upwards? (Negative Geotropism Explained)

Negative geotropism is one of those interesting agricultural phenomena that might escape you especially if you aren’t looking. So, what causes that upward bend that is characteristic of bananas when growing on their bunch? Why don’t they just grow straight? Of course, it’s negative geotropism! But what exactly is this negative geotropism and why does …

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Food Science Jargon Aside; Here is a Really Simplified Meaning of Organic Food

Pheew! At last, you have landed here. After filling the brain with all the scientific jargon on the web searching for the perfect meaning of organic food, you have now arrived in a platform where food complexities are dissected and simplified. It is no doubt that the organic food industry has been on an upward …

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GMO in Food

GMO in Food: How to Tell if the Food You Are Buying is Genetically Modified

Before you get dragged into the long, endless debate of whether GMO in food is a good scientific idea or not, this is where you should probably begin your journey. First, you need to know whether whatever you are consuming is a genetically modified food or not. There is a common misconception that you can …

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Nothing Can Justify Raising Radiation Dose Limits in Food and Drinking Water

I was recently doing some reading on radiation dose limits in food products when I stumbled upon this alarming article that piqued my interest in this little known area of radiations. Reading through the article, I kept thinking how normal people underestimate governments’ capability of eating their own people. The Fukushima Case Most of us …

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Food trends 2021

Food Trends 2021: 7 Important Trends To Watch in the New Year and Beyond

The corona virus pandemic has successfully crossed the year with us. This was not in the cards because everyone was busy talking about what they will do “after Corona.” The global food market trends in 2021 will for the first time be guided by the effects of a global pandemic. This is new because we …

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Agriculture Paradox

The Agricultural Paradox and The Failing Kenyan Coffee Farmer

Overview There is no doubt that the coffee sector in Kenya is facing a dip both in terms of prices and crop production.   To put this into perspective, some statistical references on the coffee sector will be important to help understand the current situation.   Since its introduction in the 1980s, Kenya’s annual coffee …

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