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Americas: PepsiCo joins The Recycling Partnership

PepsiCo joins The Recycling Partnership to address the continued shortfall in US recycling rates. Currently, still less than half of recyclables in U.S. homes...

World: Growing sales of organic foods in 2017, report

The global sales of organic foods are expected to continue the positive trajectory, with most growth envisaged in North America and Northern Europe,...

Europe: Barry Callebaut commits to sustainable chocolate

Barry Callebaut launches a sustainability strategy called Forever Chocolate that addresses challenges in the chocolate supply chain. It introduces four 2025 sustainability targets to guide...

Europe: Nestlé Waters opens Swiss biogas plant

After works lasting more than one year, Nestlé Waters and Groupe E Greenwatt have inaugurated Switzerland’s largest agricultural biogas plant in Treize-Cantons, next to...

Europe: Fresh applications from food waste

A third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted in the supply chain, says the FAO (United Nations). With food companies and...

Europe: Researcher makes durable plastics from plants, clay

A new more sustainable material developed by reinforcing commercial bioplastic using additives from plants such as nanocellulose and oregano extracts can solve the most...

Europe: What’s next for sustainable sourcing, asks summit

Sustainable sourcing has become fashionable in the food industry, with a growing number of companies making such commitments. However, the increasing number of sustainability...

Americas: Food labels appear on personal care products, finds Organic Monitor

A growing number of ethical food labels are making their way to cosmetic and personal care products, says Organic Monitor. It finds almost 15% of...

Asia Pacific: Avantium, Mitsui to offer biobased chemicals for packaging

Avantium signed an agreement with Mitsui & Co to commercialize 100% biobased chemicals furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) in Asia. As part...

Americas: IOI Loders Croklaan receives RSPO-certified palm oil

IOI Loders Croklaan Rotterdam refinery received its first 4,500 metric ton shipment of segregated Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil from...