Microbiological processes are vitally important to almost all stages of the food production process. It has been recognized that enhancing microbiological processes can have a beneficial impact on food production, and may provide the solution to the growing global problem of food insecurity.
Microbiology may provide a sustainable approach to enhancing worldwide food security, an issue of particular urgency given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on exaggerating inequalities in access to sufficient nutrients.
Food security: a growing global issue
An increasing number of countries around the world are facing problems with food security. Alongside elevated competition for