Sustainability

FAO claims livestock emissions could be cut by a third

FAO claims livestock emissions could be cut by a third

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said that greenhouse gas emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of all human-related emissions, but could be cut by 30% by employing current best practices across the supply chain.

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Pepsico commits to beefing-up supplier code of conduct

Oxfam tackles PepsiCo, Coke over 'disastrous impact' of sugar land grabbing

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Oxfam insists that PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Associated British Foods – the three most powerful firms in the global sugar industry – must do more to police the 'disastrous impact' of land grabbing in their supply chains.

Cargill says it has reduced supply chain risks with its new cultivated carrageenan texturizing products

Cargill cultivates carrageenan supply chain

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Cargill says it is diversifying its carrageenans portfolio in both location and species to combat the associated supply risks of the texturing ingredient derived from seaweed.

UK organic sector stabilises with modest 0.6% growth after successive years of waning sales, shows Nielsen data

First signs of organic sector recovery?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The UK organic sector is showing the first signs of recovery with 0.6% sales growth after a tough slog through the recession, according to new data from Nielsen and the Soil Association.

Companies must address their water footprint, says analyst

Water footprint: The food industry's next big challenge?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Reducing water footprints is an environmental challenge food and beverage companies should be prepared to meet if they want to maintain their competitive position and build reputation among end consumers, according to an analyst.

Head of the German initiative Daniel May says there will be a 'tipping point' at which most companies demand CSPO

France and Germany pledge to source 100% sustainable palm oil

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

French and German palm oil industries and users have joined a handful of other European countries in committing to source all palm oil sustainably with national pledges announced at the European Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) summit in Berlin...

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