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The "planet-based diet" and meeting GHG goals

Does a broader concept of a "planet-based diet" hold the key to achieving emissions cuts consistent with the Paris climate goals? We explore...

Reformulating the alphabet soup of ESG reporting

Progress is underway on standards for sustainability reporting, with implications for manufacturers that have led the way on sustainability...

CEOs are expensive – why not automate them?

If a single role is as expensive as thousands of workers, it is surely the prime candidate for robot-induced redundancy....

Carbon emissions: a taxing problem

Food manufacturers, retailers and governments are announcing moves to net-zero. With food a quarter of GHG emissions, could the fiscal syste...

Latest Interviews

Abergavenny Fine Foods' new owners see "healthy growing market" in finger snacks – MD Jason Rees on Frostkrone's "mission" in UK 21 Apr 2021

Simon Harvey

Abergavenny Fine Foods, the UK-based private-label business, has a new owner. Simon Harvey speaks with MD Jason Rees about the plans ahead.

"We feel the pressure from the market" – Emmi's Gerold Schatt on Swiss dairy group's sustainability targets 14 Apr 2021

Dean Best

Emmi has a new set of sustainability targets, with an overall aim to be "net-zero" by 2050. The dairy group discusses its goals and the spotlight being shone on the whole industry.

Latest News

WHO issues new global benchmarks for salt in food 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new initiative aimed at reducing the amount of salt in food products.

Ireland's ABP to buy remaining 50% of fellow meat firm Linden Foods 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has reached an agreement in principle with a UK agri-food business to acquire the remaining 50% holding in its red-meat business.

Swedish functional-food firm Frill Holding in triple deal reveal 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

Frill Holding, a Swedish business specialising in functional foods, has announced a number of acquisitions.

UK grocer Co-op to cut prices on plant-based meat products 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

UK retailer The Co-op has announced an initiative aimed at reducing the price disparity between plant-based products and their meat equivalents.

Spanish fruit business Trops snaps up local peer Herco Frut 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

Trops, the Spanish fruit supplier, has acquired a local peer for an undisclosed sum, it has announced.

Croatia's Podravka seeking to up production of kids' cereal 6 May 2021

Andy Coyne

Croatia-based FMCG group Podravka has detailed plans to help it increase the production volume of some of its core lines.

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