Honeysuckle White, a brand of turkeys owned by Cargill, has announced that some shoppers in Texas will be able to trace the origins of their holiday birds. This boost in traceability could nudge other meat producers to start doing the same.
Food & Agriculture
The newswires, and social media, have been buzzing over Papa John’s CEO blaming the National Football League for his company’s decline in sales. But many of the pizza chain’s current struggles are self-inflicted.
The cage-free eggs announcement coming out of Nestlé’s Switzerland headquarters sends a signal: food companies that ignore millennials do so at their own peril.
World Cocoa Foundation recently issued a report outlining what the Washington, D.C.-based NGO says is the progress made on improving sustainability across the global chocolate supply chain.
Move over, Bessie. A new vegan milk made from pea protein is the latest product to nudge its way into revenues that once were reserved for the dairy industry. Ripple Foods aims to make big waves and likely will. Its two experienced founders have discovered a way to make a milk that has the same amount of protein as dairy milk, but none of the carbon emissions associated with the dairy industry.
Earlier this month, a news agency in Germany broadcast an investigative report that claimed two key ingredients for Haribo gummy bears are linked to animal cruelty and violations of human rights.
According to the a global wine industry group, 2017 will prove to be a rough year for wine grape growers worldwide, due to extreme weather events in countries such as France and Italy.
According to Greenpeace’s latest annual report on the state of the global fishing industry, the vast majority of the largest food service companies in the U.S. are doing far too little to protect ocean ecosystems and seafood industry workers.
Animal welfare groups now say it is time for cruelty-free supply chains to apply to fish, especially as aquaculture becomes more important to the global seafood supply.
Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization and leading certifier of Fair Trade products, has released a powerful 5-minute documentary video to kick off its new Fair Trade Difference campaign and pledge drive.
Rabobank, the Netherlands banking giant and one of the world’s lenders to the global food and agriculture sector, today announced a $1 billion credit program that seeks to launch more land restoration and forest protection projects worldwide.
Smithfield Farms has a different take on ROI: Responsibility, Operational excellence, and Innovation. And sustainability officer Stewart Leeth claims it is taking the leading pork producer all the way to the bank.