Nestle has announced its commitment to using only certified sustainable palm oil by 2015, when sufficient quantities are expected to be available. This follows a detailed review of Nestle’s palm oil supply chain. Under its policy on Environmental Sustainability, Nestle has pledged to give preference to suppliers who strive to improve the efficiency and sustainability […]
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Two cocoa producing farmer co-operatives in Cote d’Ivoire have become the first to be certified under the UTZ certified cocoa sustainability programme. Co-operative Agricole de Fiedifoue and Coopaga received the first UTZ certificates after working with Cargill and Solidaridad, both founding members of the programme alongside others in the cocoa sector. The intensive eight-month programme […]
Producers in the Ivory Coast are participating in the first independent audits in preparation for the UTZ Certified code of conduct ” a programme that sets international standards for responsible cocoa production and sourcing. The UTZ Certified Good Inside Code of Conduct for Cocoa establishes economic, environmental and social standards are now being independently audited […]
Ingredient company Danisco has appointed Jeffrey Hogue, 40, to the position of vice president of corporate sustainable development. Jeffrey Hogue replaces SÃƒ” ¸ren Vogelsang, who retires, and brings with him 16 years of experience in sustainability and social responsibility from both Genencor, a Danisco division, and from the international scene. Jeffrey Hogue will be leading […]
Mars and the Rainforest Alliance have unwrapped new goals in their campaign to help cocoa farmers get on the path toward sustainability. The global company and the NGO agreed to redouble efforts to help thousands of farmers meet holistic social and environmental standards so that their farms could earn Rainforest Alliance certification. Mars aims to […]
The British biscuit, cake, chocolate and confectionery sector group (BCCC) has held its 56th technology conference. The conference, held 26-27 March in Stratford-upon-Avon brought together food scientists and technologists, new product development experts, engineers, production and marketing executives. Barbara Gallani, BCCC sector manager, opened the conference with an introduction to the BCCC and the general […]