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Why there is great urgency for sustainability in palm oil

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Why there is great urgency for sustainability in palm oil

By Darrel Webber, secretary general of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Increasing global consumption of palm oil poses serious sustainability challenges and raises questions about leading consumer nations’ responsibility in managing the footprint of its global supply chain. 

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.

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