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Sustainability

How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

15 Sep 2022

Consumers are increasingly conscious of the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials of companies and products they invest in. How can certifications such as B Corp drive value for food and beverage manufacturers?

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Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

14 Sep 2022

From probiotic ice cream to CBD-infused chocolate and chorizo seasoning for plant-based meat, Ingredients Network went trendspotting at the Specialty and Fine Food Fair in London.

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Sweden’s Green-On develops palm oil alternative from gas and water

Sweden’s Green-On develops palm oil alternative from gas and water

13 Sep 2022

Swedish start-up Green-On is producing an edible fat from carbon dioxide, water, and electricity as a sustainable alternative to palm oil, recently attracting the attention of Nordic investors and Big Idea Ventures.

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Hyperlocalisation promotes food system resilience and diversification

Hyperlocalisation promotes food system resilience and diversification

30 Aug 2022

Climate change action and new technologies are driving a rise in hyperlocalisation throughout the global food chain, improving the industry’s adaptability and ability to meet consumer demands for greater choice.

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WWF report slams Europe’s damning effect on the global food system

WWF report slams Europe’s damning effect on the global food system

26 Aug 2022

Europe may not be helping, but in fact hindering the global food system by inciting gross environmental, societal, and fiscal harm, a recent WWF report shows. Consumers however are hungry for change.

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This practical toolkit helps brands to improve food safety

This practical toolkit helps brands to improve food safety

23 Aug 2022

Food safety is one of the biggest challenges facing the global food industry. To combat this issue, companies need to establish strong food safety cultures. This practical guide is designed to help brands progress on their journey to food safety.

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New EU project aiming to create a ‘meat database’ to help map out and improve taste and quality

New EU project aiming to create a ‘meat database’ to help map out and improve taste and quality

22 Aug 2022

A new EU project set up to assess and improve meat quality in the food supply chain plans to create a large database of EU meat. It investigates whether pork and chicken meat from organic livestock farming tastes better than meat from intensive husband...

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Farm biologicals can make our farming system more sustainable: Rabobank

Farm biologicals can make our farming system more sustainable: Rabobank

18 Aug 2022

Replacing synthetic pesticides with farm biologicals - crop production products from living organisms – may help create a more sustainable farming system, says a recent Rabobank report.

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Nestlé launches ‘molecular recycling’ initiative

Nestlé launches ‘molecular recycling’ initiative

16 Aug 2022

Food and beverage giant Nestlé introduces Infrasalience, a molecular recycling project in Africa that converts carbon emissions into water and food-grade bicarbonate of soda.

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Exploring the business benefits of food waste reduction

Exploring the business benefits of food waste reduction

10 Aug 2022

The environmental and human cost of food waste make reduction strategies “one of the most urgent and daunting” challenges to society, but businesses can use the fight on waste to drive additional revenues and profit, according to a report.

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Chickpea revolution? Companies looking to innovate could face higher prices as global shortage hits

Chickpea revolution? Companies looking to innovate could face higher prices as global shortage hits

5 Aug 2022

From coffee to ice cream, recent product launches demonstrate how companies are betting on chickpea in the plant-based revolution… but could a global shortage scupper innovation?

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European soft drinks industry celebrates sugar reduction milestones as the ‘war on sugar’ continues

European soft drinks industry celebrates sugar reduction milestones as the ‘war on sugar’ continues

3 Aug 2022

The European soft drinks sector has achieved a 17.7% reduction in average added sugars since 2015, says its industry association, UNESDA. However, experts warn that the “war on sugar” will intensify from both consumers and governments in the next few y...

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