Sustainability

Griffith Foods specialises in food ingredients to help customers create better-for-you products in more sustainable world. Pic: GettyImages/Alex Raths

Snacking trends

Griffith Foods poised to help snack producers capitalise on snacking trends

By Gill Hyslop

Scientific research has proved that, as an activity, healthy snacking is calming and even helpful to wellbeing. And although the trend towards healthier snacking is not new, Griffith Foods says there has been a substantial lean towards more natural seasonings...

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Agri-food policy reform in UK and EU may raise prices, farmers warn

By Oliver Morrison

It is hoped British agriculture will be transformed by the ‘biggest farming shake-up in 50 years’. But there are fears that both Britain’s move to cut farmer subsidies as it leaves the EU Common Agricultural Policy, and the EU’s reform of the CAP, could...

An increasing number of consumers take the time to read product labels. Pic: GettyImages/VLG

Guest article

The power of enzymes to decrease bakery waste

By Gill Hyslop

During these uncertain times, enhancing shelf life has become more critical than ever to keep precious food resources from going to waste, writes Liz Lalor, assistant marketing manager for Enzymes & Brewing Ingredients at Kerry.

The rewards of operating a sustainable business far outweigh the costs. Pic: Beneo/Pressebild

Guest article

Sustainability in troubling times

By Gill Hyslop

Following the global panic buying that surrounded Covid-19, a range of issues – like supply chain robustness, raw material production and consistency – have been brought into sharp focus, says Christoph Boettger, member of the executive board at BENEO.

'While we’ve made great progress, we know there’s even more to be done and that we can’t do it alone.' Ramon Laguarta, PepsiCo's CEO and chairman. Pic: GettyImages/SasinParaksa

PepsiCo on target to build a more sustainable food system

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo’s 2019 Sustainability Report reveals the snack giant is on target to reach its goals on reducing sodium, saturated fats and added sugars across its food and beverage portfolios in its key markets, and it is steadily upping the ante with its better-for-you...

The snacking landscape in Asia has evolved, particularly driven by the younger generations. Pic: GettyImages/yacobchuk

Guest article

Asian millennials have evolved and so has snacking

By Gill Hyslop

Snacking – a familiar term that used to represent the habit of junking between meals – is today part of the millennials lifestyle. Noorul Malik, savvy millennial and marketing & communications executive, APAC, SGK Global, looks at how urbanisation,...

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact. Photo: Nestlé

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact

By Jenny Eagle

Nestlé has signed the European Plastics Pact, to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable and reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025.

Grupo Bimbo leads Merco ranking in Mexico

Grupo Bimbo leads Merco ranking in Mexico

By Asia Sherman

For the sixth consecutive year, baked-goods company Grupo Bimbo topped the Merco ranking of companies with the best corporate responsibility and governance practices in Mexico.

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