Consumer demand for CBD products has soared during lockdown, according to the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI), which estimates the sector will generate £690 million in annual sales this year, above a previous forecast of £526 million.
Barry Callebaut says it is committed to ending deforestation in the cocoa and chocolate industry as part of its actions in the months and years ahead, which are highlighted in its the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) Progress Report 2020.
Swiss food giant Nestlé has a carbon footprint that is twice the size of Switzerland’s emissions linked to fossil fuel use. The company has a target to reach net zero by 2050 – and it believes that the regenerative potential of agriculture and forestry...
Mondelēz International is continuing to see healthy demand for its core snacking brands, proving that industry-wide sales spikes for packaged, shelf-stable products were more than just a COVID-inspired blip, said chairman and CEO Dirk Van De Put.
One of the key challenges in achieving ‘equitable working conditions’ throughout the international wholesaler’s procurement channels lies in the complexity of METRO’s supply chain, explains Public Policy Manager Illa Brockmeyer.
Meat and dairy are regularly targeted for their environmental impact. In the UK, for example, the government’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended a 20% cut in meat and dairy by 2030, rising to 35% by 2050 for meat only. Sugar may be next, warns...
Over the next four years, Nestlé will be working within and outside of its value chain to reduce and remove emissions related to its KitKat brand. The goal, a company spokesperson explained, is carbon neutrality.