Farmers, ag-retailers and manufacturers joined government officials, academics and NGOs at Tate & Lyle’s first Shared Impact Dinner
October 21, 2019
The event followed the landmark launch of Tate & Lyle’s sustainable agriculture program, which will enroll 1.5 million acres of US-grown corn in Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN’s sustainable agriculture program by the end of the 2019.
The company won its award in the “Planetary Health” category, which recognizes novel solutions that balance the need for human health and a healthy planet
September 27, 2019
The announcement of the award winners comes shortly after the UN Climate Summit in New York and Impossible Foods’ worldwide debut in grocery stores in both New York and Southern California. Creating a more sustainable food system is core to the international architecture of progress on climate change. Impossible Foods is adding a powerful tool for climate action.
Cactus-based foods, sustainable salmon and upcycling technology were some of the key trends highlighted at the event
September 23, 2019
“All of the startups we watched at FoodBytes! Chicago showcased some of the most innovative solutions we have seen yet when it comes to building a more nutritious and sustainable food supply,” said Darren Streiler, investment director, ADM Ventures, who served as a judge on the panel.
Nearly 20 million consumers, have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging
September 18, 2019
When making food and beverage purchase decisions based on the environment, packaging is most visible to consumers. One in 10 US adults, or roughly 20 million consumers, said that they have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging.
Kate Adams, Ferrara Candy Co., will join Randi Kronthal-Sacco, NYU Center for Sustainable Business and Larry Levin, IRI, to discuss sustainable food product development
September 5, 2019
According to research recently conducted by New York University’s Center for Sustainable Business and IRI, sustainably marketed products account for 16% of the CPG market but have driven half the market growth between 2013-2018. And the trajectory is only going to expand according to NYU’s data.
Product packaging that remains after use is a burden. It’s a burden to consumers, to communities and to the environment. My sense is that products positioned with sustainable packaging messages are going to dominate categories and eventually set a baseline for market entry.
Check out the October 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on new gums, fibers and starches that are adding function and on-trend appeal, the growing popularity of portable, on-the-go eating, and much more.