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The Italian Way considers the US a ‘mature and conscious’ market for Italian beverage exports.

Italy eyes the US beverage market for health-conscious, eco customers

By Beth Newhart

American consumers are increasingly looking for products with a focus on simple, high-quality ingredients and sustainability. And a group of Italian companies believe their products are ready to meet these demands: with their drinks on show at the Winter...

Danone set intermediate carbon reduction targets for 2030, which were officially approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative in 2017.

Danone recognized by CDP for environmental work

By Jim Cornall

Danone has been given a ‘triple A’ score by non-profit organization CDP for its environmental efforts, namely in tackling climate change, fighting deforestation and protecting water cycles.

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How has global food supply changed in 50 years?

By Flora Southey

Researchers have noted ‘clear shifts’ in global food supply since the 1960s, including a decline in the supply of animal sourced foods and sugar in high-income English-speaking countries.

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CBD: Trending ingredient or ingredient trend?

By Katy Askew

CBD has caught the public's imagination as an ingredient offering a host of health benefits. But for all the hype, CBD also courts controversy. To move from a trending ingredient to an ingredient trend, the sector will need to overcome the complex...

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Could 2020 be year of the baobab?

By Oliver Morrison

Nestlé is just one of the large food and beverage firms investigating the potential of the African 'superfruit', according to an ingredients supplier.

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VIDEO: Farming sustainable palm oil in Krabi, Thailand

By Flora Southey

What agricultural techniques can help palm oil producers farm sustainably? FoodNavigator speaks with smallholder farmer, Wipat Siengtan, and RSPO Community Outreach & Engagement Manager, Imam A. El Marzug, to find out.

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Organic vs locally produced food: What drives consumer preference?

By Flora Southey

Why do certain consumers in Denmark prefer organic food products, while others opt for locally produced? A recent study from the University of Copenhagen is investigating these questions by analysing consumer values, opinions, and sociodemographic differences.

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Cultured meat: Challenges and opportunities on the long road to market

By Katy Askew

Cultured meat has seen a surge in interest thanks, primarily, to the mounting realisation that the current system of animal agriculture cannot feed the growing world population sustainably. Nevertheless, significant challenges remain as the sector works...

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Nexira eyes carbon-neutral footprint for new Inavea brand

By Flora Southey

French ingredients supplier Nexira is launching a new ingredients brand, Inavea, dedicated to organic ingredients with a strong sustainability message, managing director Mathieu Dondain tells FoodNavigator.

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