November 21, 2019

How do we know what’s climate friendly and what’s not?

Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) is the scientific methodology used to calculate the environmental and climate impacts of a product or activity. This measures the impact at every stage of a product’s journey. At Evocco, we...

November 8, 2019

The Evocco star rating is how we compare different foods. It’s made up of two aspects the climate impact of the food, and the nutritional value of the food. The two aspects are combined to give one sustainability score that helps us find the most nutritious food for th...

November 8, 2019

Why is comparing foods on their climate impact not enough?

We eat food for many different reasons; from celebrating special occasions to comfort eating our way through the winter blues. At the most basic level, we eat food for energy, nutrition and sustenance. The thing...

November 8, 2019

Carbon footprint, environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions, we here the terms all the time, but what do any of them actually mean? Let’s demystify the jargon. 

Carbon footprint refers to the quantity of greenhouse gas emissions associated with a person, activity,...

November 26, 2018

When was the last time you truly thought about the food on your dinner plate, where it has come from, and the toll of getting this food from the farm to your plate has on the environment? For me, it was certainly a long time ago. That was until I collaborated with Evoc...

June 9, 2018

On the 27th of April, the EU introduced a total ban on the use of three out of seven common neonicotinoid insecticides: Bayer’s imidacloprid and clothianidin, and Syngenta’s thiamethoxam, on the grounds that they are poisonous to Europe’s native bee population.

So the c...

Perhaps it is the weather, but all the recipes I have been cooking recently have been caught in the seasonal no man’s land between Winter and Spring. Cooking and eating are as much about a sensitivity as they are a rational thought process, and I think staring out at a...

I love this dish because it matches the mood of early May so well; the pinks and oranges of the root vegetables echo the spring flowers shooting up all around, but the warming spices soothe that part of us that can’t quite believe that spring is really, definitely here...

April 16, 2018

I’d like to introduce you to a product that we all use and rarely pay our subscription fee for. It’s a PaaS (Planet as a Service) product called Earth. This ‘Earth’ provides us with some pretty cool features, like the air we breathe and the clean water we drink. As wel...

April 1, 2018

It cannot be denied that the plastic pollution of our seas and oceans is already emerging as one of the hot-button issues of 2018. As it stands, about 8 million tonnes of plastic winds up in our oceans each year. However, even in light of these statistics, the plastic...

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