The U.S. Candy Industry Pledges to Reduce Calories and Sugar

The U.S. chocolate and candy industry says it’s serious about portion control and sugar intake. A trade group representing some of America’s largest brands pledged to offer smaller sizes of popular candies and prominently disclose caloric information. But is this the last gasp of a struggling industry?

Aquaculture Gains Sustainability Cred

Aquaculture still has its opponents in the U.S., but its supporters argue that it has become far more safer and sustainable. Is it time for a rethink as to how Americans source our seafood?

Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture’s impact on climate change – a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?

Ignore the Marketing – Just Skip the Juice

You might want to skip the juice bar after your workout. Food companies have promoted juice for decades as a great source of vitamins, but the fact is that juice is loaded with sugar — and now more doctors are urging consumers to eliminate it from their daily menus.

Business and Innovation in Food Waste

The nonprofit organization ReFED released two new tools to help prove food waste reduction creates business opportunities and jobs, and to demonstrate the potential to simplify food date labeling.