By Andy Green, Certification Sales Manager at Exova BM TRADA
Customers can be quick to condemn a brand when it is associated with unethical labour, health and safety, environmental or business practices. Organisations have to guard their corporate social responsibility aspirations vigilantly, turning their gaze...
A significant new study from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) reveals mixed consumer attitudes to seafood sustainability, demonstrating demand for independent ethical labels but also a trend for price to motivate purchase.
The first four months of the UK’s sugar tax has failed to create any significant change in consumer behaviour; but it has encouraged widespread reformulation and the proliferation of lower sugar options, according to Nielsen.
German dairy cooperative DMK Group said it is responding to changing consumer needs with updates to its Milram brand as more consumers are paying attention to a health-conscious diet and are increasingly turning to products with as little sugar as possible.
Norway’s Borregaard is a technology leader in biorefineries, producing biochemical and biomaterials that replace oil-based products. A recent innovation from the group is a wood-based dietary fibre that works as a fat-replacer.