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sustainability

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

Traceable palm oil certificates

GreenPalm will once again be sponsoring and exhibiting at RT13, the annual meeting of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), in Kuala Lumpur from 16 to 19 November.

Supporting cocoa farmers and communities

Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business, in collaboration with Mondelēz International through its Cocoa Life programme, is introducing a two and a half year programme in Indonesia aimed at improving the livelihood of smallholder cocoa farmers and driving sustainability in their farming practices.

Callebaut acquires Nyonkopa Cocoa

Barry Callebaut has acquired Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Company Limited in Ghana. Nyonkopa is among the top 10 private licensed buying companies in Ghana authorised by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to buy cocoa from farmers and to sell it to the Cocoa Marketing Company of the COCOBOD.

SVZ invests in customer focused website

Fruit and vegetable ingredient supplier SVZ International BV has launched a new website to reflect its market leading position and provide a valuable resource for food and drink manufacturers around the world.

Seaweed: the next big thing

Seaweed is a rare example of an opportunity to get in at day one of a new growth market
for snacks, predicts New Nutrition Business, with sales of seaweed snacks in the US already overtaking those of kale.

Palsgaard wins award

Denmark’s 21st CSR conference, hosted by FSR Danish Auditors in conjunction with the Confederation of Danish Industry and The Danish Business Authority, has recognised international food ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard A/S’s 2014 CSR report as Denmark’s best in the Under 2000 Employee category.

Empowering cocoa farmers

Premium payments for certified sustainable cocoa are continuing to make a significant contribution to improving the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities, as well as meeting the growing demand for sustainably sourced cocoa and chocolate.

Responsibly sourced wood pulp

Innovia Films’ now uses only FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified wood pulp in the manufacture of its NatureFlex product.

Policy to eliminate deforestation

Olenex, a joint venture between ADM and Wilmar, has announced a new policy that commits to eliminating deforestation from its palm oil supply chain.

Supporting equal opportunities

A series of projects that have been set up to help understand and overcome barriers for women in cocoa farming communities in Ivory Coast has been launched by Cargill, Kellogg and Asda.

Hershey top US brand

The Hershey Company has been recognised for its best-in-class corporate brand equity in Tenet’s CoreBrand Index of the Top 100 Brands in the US. Hershey was ranked number two in the index for the second consecutive year.

Committed to cocoa growers

ADM Cocoa continues to strengthen its commitment to cocoa-growing communities through its Specific Age-Group Education and Empowerment System (SAGE²S) programme, which provides vocational training to young people and trainers and has launched the RUFATEC (Rural Family Training and Education Centre) concept.