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Industry is "on the back foot" with sustainability trends

By Sarah Hills

Food and drink firms must be more proactive at assessing the sustainability of their products and ingredients, rather than reacting to market interest, according to Leatherhead Food Research expert Emma Gubisch.

Head of the German initiative Daniel May says there will be a 'tipping point' at which most companies demand CSPO

France and Germany pledge to source 100% sustainable palm oil

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

French and German palm oil industries and users have joined a handful of other European countries in committing to source all palm oil sustainably with national pledges announced at the European Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) summit in Berlin...

ADM restructures cocoa business

ADM restructures cocoa business

ADM Cocoa has separated its organizational structure into five key regions and business units, it announced today.

Hershey joins Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

Hershey backs industry-wide sustainability standards

By Kacey Culliney

The Hershey Company has joined the advisory council of a new non-profit organization – the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) - that aims to develop industry-wide standards on sustainability.

Major chocolate players sign new cocoa pledge

Major chocolate players sign new cocoa pledge

Mondelez International, Nestlé, Ferrero and Mars have all signed the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration and pledged to create a sustainable cocoa industry that guarantees a fair deal for farmers.

Fairtrade schemes are needed to avert serious global shortages of the

Mars urges action on cocoa to beat shortage

By Rick Pendrous

Urgent action was necessary to avoid the “bleak situation” of a serious global shortage of cocoa supplies within a decade, Fiona Dawson, president of Mars Chocolate UK, warned yesterday (June 12).

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Blommer predicts looming cocoa supply crisis

By Oliver Nieburg

Demand for cocoa is expected to climb 30% in the next 10 years creating a 25% shortage of current supply, according to North American cocoa processor and chocolate ingredients supplier Blommer Chocolate Company.

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

Special Edition: Sustainable Supply Chain

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

By Rory Harrington

The incorporation of sustainability throughout the supply chain involves constant innovation, commitment from company leadership and a realization that it is an indefinite process, said Datamonitor.