Sustainability: Latest news and analysis articles
Ben Cooper examines consumption itself and asks whether government statistics in the UK published earlier this year, coupled with observatio...
Confectionery is a mature, slow-growth category in much of western Europe but manufacturers could eke out opportunities for expansion by har...
Major corporations have joined with market researchers to form Paragon Partnerships which aims create an open-access information hub to supp...
United Biscuits, the UK's largest biscuit maker, has set out how it believes the sector in the country can grow sales by GBP500m by 2020. Af...
Noble Foods-owned The Happy Egg Co., a UK-based free-range egg supplier, entered the US market in 2012 and its products are now stocked in 6,500 stores throughout the country. The business plans to ride on growing interest in free-range egg production to expand rapidly in the market. Katy Askew spoke to chief marketing officer Jenni Danby to find out more.
Assessing how sustainability fits within a business throws up a multitude of questions but three seem definitive. Is sustainability embedded throughout your company and enshrined in your strategy - and what do investors really think? Ben Cooper sought out one of the food industry's early movers, PepsiCo, for answers.
This week Mondelez International and Hershey both reported first-quarter results. Nestle announced its ice cream joint venture with R&R Ice Cream and Murray Goulburn CEO MD Gary Helou stepped down from his position as the Australian dairy co-op once again lowered its forecast for full-year earnings.
Danone's US arm has announced plans to simplify its ingredients list and follow sustainable agriculture practices.
US egg producer Rembrandt Foods has unveiled plans to build a fully dedicated cage-free egg production site in Lake Preston, South Dakota.
Bumble Bee Foods has reached a supply agreement with Pacifical, the marketing arm established by the eight countries who have signed up to the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) in the Western Central Pacific Ocean, to source Marine Stewardship Council-certified tuna.
European dairy group FrieslandCampina is funding "bold" action on sustainability by issuing new "green" promissory notes to fund moves to reduce its environment footprint worldwide.
China again found itself the centre of fresh claims over the authenticity of infant formula this week, with arrests made over the alleged selling of fake products under brands owned by Abbott and Beingmate. Danone, meanwhile, announced plans to invest in its formula business in India. McCormick & Co. takeover target Premier Foods said it had had "constructive" talks with its US suitor and we ran an interview with the CMO of Enjoy Life Foods, the US free-from business owned by Mondelez International.
After reporting falling sales in North America as part of its most recent full-year numbers, driven in part by declining sales in its MorningStar Farms meat-free brand, it appears Kellogg is exploring new ways to drive the unit's sales - this time, by giving its consumers a choice; the choice to be responsible.
In the sustainability arena, objective endorsement by a third party, particularly an NGO with credibility levels among consumers that even Unilever can only dream of, is an extremely valuable commodity.
- Rise of prepared foods in US grocers - analysis
- How are brands organising for e-commerce?
- Hershey results, outlook, M&A - the top takeaways
- Free-from firm BFree Foods - bitesize interview
- Work on sugar could stir more clean-label concerns
- Fazer buys European biscuit brands from Mondelez
- Kellogg launches Special K breakfast quiches
- Murray Goulburn accused of "misleading" the market
- Mondelez sees stronger margins, LFL growth
- Amplify Snack Brands acquires Boundless Nutrition