Sustainability

The production efficiency approach tends to overwhelm the others, according to Garnett

Food sustainability needs a triple focus: Supply, demand and distribution

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Food sustainability may depend on changing the way we produce food, or our demand for different kinds of food, or how it is distributed – but we need to find ways to approach sustainability that address all these issues, according to a food climate expert.

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Stevia supplier PureCircle has released sustainability goals for 2020 - but is sustainability really top-of-mind for stevia users? And why does the company define calorie reduction as part of sustainability? FoodNavigator speaks with PureCircle's...

Humanity's challenges will be 'of growth and abundance'

Humanity's challenges will be 'of growth and abundance'

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Humanity faces major challenges in feeding the world – but we should not underestimate our capacity to innovate to deal with crises, according to keynote speaker at IFT 2013 Fareed Zakaria.

Haze from Indonesian forest fires has become an annual phenomenon across the region

RSPO commends members on quick action to quench fires

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Five RSPO-certified palm oil producers accused of contributing to Indonesian forest fires have submitted digital images of their plantations in an effort to clear their names – and the RSPO has commended them for fast action.

Quinoa prices have tripled since 2006

How sustainable is quinoa?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Interest in quinoa has surged among consumers in Europe and the United States – but the rapid increase in its popularity has also given rise to concerns about sustainable production.

How might the sale of ADM cocoa impact the global cocoa supply?

Commodities Watch

Cocoa market awaits impact of ADM Cocoa sale

By Oliver Nieburg

The Archer Daniels Midland Company is in discussions to sell its cocoa processing operations. We find out how potential industry consolidation could affect the cocoa supply.

Sugar users have welcomed the removal of quotas by 2017

EU reaches deal on CAP reform

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

European institutions reached a deal on reforming the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on Wednesday, including a compromise that will end sugar quotas by 2017.

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