Clif Bar demonstrates the business case that a company can achieve superior financial results simply by meeting consumer expectations for a healthful product and a sustainable supply chain.
Food & Agriculture
In this Twitter chat Mondelēz International, CARE International, Oxfam and TriplePundit discussed the importance of strengthening women’s empowerment in the cocoa sector.
Move over, French Dip. Arby’s plans to test out venison sandwiches in six U.S. states in a marketing push to celebrate hunting. While Arby’s didn’t intend to shine a light on local, sustainable food, that’s exactly what it did.
In a study published this month in the journal Appetite, Norwegian researchers argue that the way meat is processed, labeled, and advertised makes it easier for consumers to dissociate their hamburger or steak from the animals they once were.
McDonald’s faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials as the economic drivers of our economy, fast-food companies are nearing the brink of a revenue cliff.
Since October is Fair Trade Month, this week we tip our hats to major food and grocery companies making a shift to ethical sourcing. Did your favorite brand make the list?
Palm oil defines the world’s struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?
These companies are finding solutions to everyday problems by creating unique, out-of-the-box food products. What can we learn from them, and how can their concepts drive a better food system?
In response to purity scandals, Walmart plans to invest at least $25 million in Chinese food safety research. The investment promises to revamp its supply chain while assuring nervous customers that the retailer’s food products are safe.
Without drastic changes to our global food system, as many as 122 million more people could slip into extreme poverty by 2030, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization.
The food and agriculture industry could create $2.3 trillion a year by 2030 for companies with stakes in sustainable business models, according to a new report.
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
Consumers are bombarded with a plethora of healthy food products these days. But does all of this innovation mean Americans are actually eating and living healthier? Not necessarily, say researchers.
SPECIAL SERIES: How Sustainability at Home Goes Beyond
TriplePundit spoke with Ron Voglewede, global sustainability director for Whirlpool Corporation, to learn more about how the company is embracing sustainability and actionable ways consumers can do the same.
Tyson’s investment is, at a minimum, disconcerting to some animal welfare activists and Beyond Meat stakeholders. But it carries more benefits than many of us may assume.