Smallholders account for almost 40% of global palm oil production, yet just a fraction is certified sustainable. The RSPO is looking to change this with a new sustainable palm oil standard for low acreage farmers.
Concerns over climate change have jumped up the agenda and sustainability experts at Corbion believe the topic will continue to gain momentum. The bio-based ingredient supplier recently announced an ‘ambitious carbon footprint reduction target’ in response.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has laid out the first draft of its rules covering Shared Responsibility, and one of the major proposals is to make it mandatory for its members to increase their purchase of sustainable oil by 15% each year.
A report reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars Inc. and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world
Olam Cocoa has today (24 October) launched Cocoa Compass, a new sustainability initiative that establishes the company’s responsible sourcing goals to 2030. FoodNavigator caught up with CEO Gerry Manley to find out more.
PepsiCo is stepping up its sustainability goals with the ambition of supporting system-wide change. FoodNavigator spoke to Chris Daly, vice president of sustainability for Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, to find out more.
Alternative supermarket HISBE is balancing purpose and profit to ‘set a new course’ for conventional retail. “Now is the time for supermarkets to evolve and we are here to help show the way,” says executive director Ruth Anslow.
Technology company IBM is launching a collaboration with Raw Seafoods to further rollout a blockchain solution for the seafood supply chain. The companies say the initiative can help tackle three of the sector’s ‘most pressing problems’: fraud, transparency...
Belgian ingredients supplier COSUCRA is investing further in its pea processing capabilities, with the opening of a second facility in Aarhus, Denmark. According to commercial director Eric Bosly this will make the company one of the largest pea protein...