Sustainability: Latest news and analysis articles
Recent years have seen the launch of numerous sustainability standards and initiatives across various agricultural commodities. Ben Cooper a...
With stagnant volumes and volatility in costs putting pressure on margins, more companies are turning their attention to supply chains to ek...
The US Dietary Guidelines of Americans are reviewed every five years because they are expected to evolve in response to scientific progress...
September saw McDonald's make two significant announcements in the US, a one-two from Taco Bell and a new format from hitherto retro-focused...
US frozen entree-to-broth maker American Halal Co. recently made its first acquisition, snapping up local lentil snacks business Mediterranean Snacks. The firm is hoping to deliver around US$$30m in sales for fiscal '15, and in the next three-to-five years, CEO Adnan Durrani is eyeing sales of between $70-100m. Here he talks to Hannah Abdulla about how the company's focus on antibiotic-free, non-GMO and organic foods will win points with the millennial consumer and help achieve that goal.
Mondelez International has laid out how it plans to "accelerate" efforts to reduce the group's impact on the environment, setting new sustainability goals for 2020. Ben Cooper spoke to Jonathan Horrell, the snacks giant's global director of sustainability, to discuss the targets.
General Mills has set a deadline of 2025 for its US business to only use cage-free eggs.
Swiss food group Nestle has issued an action plan to tackle forced labour and other human rights abuses in its supply of seafood from Thailand.
The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil has announced an extension to the RSPO standard that allows growers to demonstrate best practice in sustainable palm oil and help buyers deliver on their "no deforestation" commitments.
Hormel Foods has said it is "extremely disappointed and concerned" following the release of a video depicting animal cruelty at one of its supplier farms in the US.
This week, Orkla pledged zero-deforestation by 2020. Elsewhere, United Biscuits opened its first e-commerce store in China. just-food spoke to CEO of American Halal Co., Adnan Durrani following the firm's recent acquisition in the plant-protein space and Givesco Bakery acquired cake maker Almondy. Here is the week in quotes.
Orkla has committed to a zero-deforestation goal of 2020.
Opposition to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food continues to prove a controversial issue.
Is there a link between the weather cooling and the food industry belt-tightening? It appears autumn is the prime season for food manufacturers to get their firms operating at maximum efficiencies, with news of job-cuts is on the up.
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- Nestle combats Thai seafood supply forced labour
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