CocoaWise portal keeps sustainability data at the fingertips of Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate customers
October 1, 2020
To connect consumers with the journey of the cocoa they are eating and drinking, Cargill has launched CocoaWise™, a digital portal that provides a lens through which food and beverage manufacturers have increased knowledge and shareability into the origin of the products they source from Cargill’s direct supply chain.
A first-of-its kind report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI) reveals that globally, 2019 and the first seven months of 2020 were record periods of investment in fermentation companies creating sustainable alternatives to conventional animal-based foods and ingredients.
Conagra expands use of bowls made from plant-based fibers through collaborative partnerships
September 30, 2020
Conagra Brands announced new products featuring bowls made from plant-based fibers for Healthy Choice Power Bowls, new Hungry-Man Double Meat Bowls and P.F. Chang's Ramen single-serve meals. By using plant-based fibers instead of plastic, the carbon footprint of manufacturing the bowls is reduced by 50 to 70% across select product lines.
Top 10 growing trends based on brand exhibitors at Natural Products Expo's Spark Change
August 26, 2020
If 2020 had gone to plan, Natural Products Expo East 2020 would have been just around the corner and the NEXT team would have been presenting on the top growing and emerging trends that were unfolding on the trade show floor. Instead, we're looking to Natural Products Expo's Spark Change, which kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 26.
ProAmpac’s ProActive Renewable solution contains a bio-based resin that comes from non-fossil fuel sources
August 14, 2020
ProAmpac, a flexible packaging company, announced that it is producing its first ProActive Renewable products for the baby food market with Bimbosan®’s newest premium baby formula, cereal supplements & cereal paps.
The company's sustainability efforts reach toward a more traceable, ethical, and sustainable supply chain
August 14, 2020
Sir Kensington's, best known for making premium condiments and dressings, announced it has set initial impact targets focused on sustainable agriculture, responsible packaging, and team impact. Two years after becoming a Certified B Corporation, Sir Kensington's underscores its commitment to continuously measure and improve on its efforts for the betterment of all stakeholders.
NPC “Regenerative Agriculture” Panel to Feature General Mills, Nature’s Path, Patagonia Provisions!
August 6, 2020
Come hear Barb Stuckey, President & Chief Innovation Officer at Mattson, examine regenerative agriculture and upcycled ingredients—and how leading manufacturers now connect the dots between new product development and ingredient purchasing.