Acacia gum, or E414, is not just a food additive for the food and beverage industry. The exudate’s production is playing a key role in environmental sustainability, according to supplier Alland & Robert.
Concerns over climate change have jumped up the agenda and sustainability experts at Corbion believe the topic will continue to gain momentum. The bio-based ingredient supplier recently announced an ‘ambitious carbon footprint reduction target’ in response.
While many manufacturers continue to grouse about updating their Nutrition Facts Panels to comply with Nutrition Label Reform, General Mills not only has rolled out the changes for its “Big G Cereals” ahead of the upcoming deadline, it also took the opportunity...
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has laid out the first draft of its rules covering Shared Responsibility, and one of the major proposals is to make it mandatory for its members to increase their purchase of sustainable oil by 15% each year.
Having received EFSA’s nod of approval, Italian manufacturer Obà Food says it is the first to commercialise pasta made from fonio. “We are ahead of the curve”, founder and CEO Gabriele Fortunato tells FoodNavigator.
A report reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars Inc. and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world
Our latest edition of EU news looks at a ‘worrying decline of food controls’ among member states, calls to ban controversial ingredient E171 and the practice of CO2 stunning of pigs, while a Lithuanian beer’s ‘original and exceptional characteristics’...