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Sustainability

The companies SanLucar and Sanifruit have signed a cooperation to develop solutions sustainably extending the shelf life of fruit while respecting the health of people and nature. The two enterprises are thus aligning their strategies and mission to reduce food waste and, consequently, the CO2 emissions. With this agreement, the premium...
Partnership across all fruit categories reinforces the Dole Promise towards zero fruit loss and commitment to sustainability. As part of the Dole Promise to achieve zero fruit loss by 2025, Dole Sunshine Company (Dole) has embarked on an innovative commercial partnership with Clarifruit, which has developed a next-gen quality control (QC)...
Global sustainability overtakes personal health as consumers’ biggest issue Consumers now rank the health of the planet as their number one concern, overtaking personal health which has been the top priority in recent years. In its Top Ten Trends for 2022, Innova Market Insights – the world’s most comprehensive global...
Cortec® Corporation has announce the launch of its new organics recycling programme at Cortec® global headquarters near Saint Paul, Minnesota. The programme will collect food and paper waste that is usually thrown into the facility’s garbage and turn it into compost instead. An especially exciting feature of this new...
As part of a new initiative led by key international organisations, 42 companies have pledged a promising US$345m to contribute to ending global hunger. The Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge1 is a game-changing solution emerging from the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) Action Tracks. It recognises that governments cannot...
Senior business executives in Singapore now have a safe space to discuss their ideas and challenges for implementing Sustainability within their organisations. Since the release of the landmark IPCC report in August 2021, a number of highly prominent organisations have emerged to completely reverse their stance on zero carbon emissions...
Sustainable innovation is key for the present and future of the cold chain sector. Three factors are creating a favourable environment for and driving investments in innovative and sustainable solutions. Cold chain companies are exploiting this opportunity, responding effectively to the increasingly complex demands of the food supply chain. By...
A sustainable food system that delivers food security and nutrition for the population comprises several aspects, from economic to social well-being and more importantly, environmental. Anna Pierce, director of sustainability for Tate & Lyle, provides an overview of the company’s sustainability commitment, and elaborates how it supports farmers to...
The food and beverage industry has made significant headway on several of its longstanding challenges over the years. Working alongside the public sector, the industry has improved food security in several nations, and is also making good progress in reducing the environmental footprint of key production methods. However, the...
In its first comprehensive assessment of agroecology, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced that 60% of its projects use practices from this holistic approach to sustainable agricultural production. The organisation recommends it as one effective way to transform food systems to address rising hunger, malnutrition, climate...