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sustainability

These are all the posts that have been tagged with sustainability.

Compostable packaging option

Flexible packaging supplier Tyler Packaging has introduced compostable bags to its product portfolio in a bid to improve the sustainability offering of its range.

Mars invests in Ecuador cocoa farm

Mars Chocolate has completed the purchase of Hacienda La Chola, a leading farm for cocoa yield and farm management practices, and the agricultural division of Naturisa.

Palm oil receives support

MEP Julie Girling invited the Indonesian Ambassador to the EU as well as stakeholders from the NGO and industry sides to the European Parliament on 5 April to debate on the best ways to achieve the goal of 100% sustainable palm oil by 2020.

Mars looks to the future

Mars, Incorporated has announced that Claus Aagaard, the current CFO of Mars Petcare, has been named CFO for the corporation.

April 2016

Equipment: Chocolate processing, coating Ingredients: Dairy ingredients, Emulsifiers Packaging: Sustainability Product focus: Aerated confectionery

Palsgaard promotes sustainable palm oil

After having supplied sustainable palm-based emulsifiers for some years, Palsgaard is now also able to deliver a broad range of emulsifiers based on segregated certified palm oil.

Hershey opens community centre in Africa

The Hershey Company has partnered with cocoa suppliers Blommer Chocolate and Olam Cocoa to fund and build a community health centre in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.

Cocoa farmers feel the benefit

In 2015, cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire received over €7 million in premium payments under the Cargill Cocoa Promise, while another €7 million was distributed as sustainability premiums to cooperatives for their certified beans’ deliveries.

Pecan Deluxe adds capacity in Europe

Pecan Deluxe Candy is starting 2016 with a significant (undisclosed) investment in new premises half a mile from the company’s factory, but closer to primary access routes and with potential for expansion, the company says.

Affordable funding for cocoa farmers

A Cargill Cocoa Promise project addressing access to affordable funding for cocoa farmer co-operatives in Ivory Coast, has been named winner of the FiE 2015 Best Sustainability Innovation Award in Paris, France yesterday.