Sustainability

Unilever slaps palm oil supplier SMS with suspension following damning deforestation report

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Unilever has suspended buying palm oil from Sawit Sumbermas Sarana (SSMS), after concluding the supplier had been in breach of its no deforestation, no peat, no exploitation policies.

Does the future of sustainable eating lie in plant-meat blends?

Does the future of sustainable eating lie in plant-meat blends?

As a result of heatwaves and drought in various regions EU cereal production is likely to be slightly below average in 2017-2018 for the second year running, slowing down EU exports and tightening EU stocks. ©iStock

EU agricultural outlook sees cereals dip but quota-free sugar surge

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Politicians need to push plant-based diets, say Swedish researchers

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Brands go for ethical certification to protect reputation, not maximise profits

No sustainability without traceability: The Forest Trust advises indsutry how it can trace cocoa and palm supplies. ©iStock/dzxy

Unknown faces: Who are the farmers behind your cocoa and palm?

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Food growth must think sustainable to protect biodiversity, report states

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a loss of €1.5 billion in the EU every year. ©iStock

EC action plan to address antimicrobial resistance in food supply chain

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Big names join forces to drive sustainable coconut oil production in South East Asia

The authors offered the scenario of a hurricane comparable to the ferocity of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 shutting down US exports ©iStock

Food prices could surge as climate change and conflicts hit commodity chokepoints

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