All news articles for December 2017

If certfication can't bring farmers out poverty, can it be called truly sustainable?


Fair game: How effective is cocoa certification?

By Oliver Nieburg

Sourcing to fair trade standards, such as UTZ, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade, is an important first step for chocolate makers towards cocoa sustainability, but will not necessarily bring farmers out of extreme poverty, say supply chain actors.

AIPIA launches first US World Congress. Picture: iStock.

AIPIA to launch first US World Congress

By Jenny Eagle

AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) will bring a US-centric selection of intelligent packaging to its American audience, launching its first World Congress in New Jersey next year.