All news articles for April 2018

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Olam plans digital map of sustainable sourcing

By Katy Askew

Agri-business Olam International is launching AtSource, a data and insight solution that aims to provide “unrivalled” social and environmental insights into food ingredients and raw materials.

Micro greens pack more punch for their weight than older plants, studies suggest

Are micro leaves the next super veg?

By Katy Askew

2BFresh believes that the combination of a positive nutrient profile, functionality and increased availability mean micro greens are set to be the new super food on the block.

International Accreditation Forum and Global Food Safety Initiative partnership

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GFSI and IAF zone in on food safety system equivalence

By Joseph James Whitworth

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) are to ensure harmonisation of accreditation practices across GFSI-benchmarked food safety certification programmes.

Greenpeace slams Swiss food giant Nestle's plastics commitment ©iStock

Nestlé plastics target: ‘Clear’ ambition or ‘greenwashing’?

By Katy Askew

Nestlé wants to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. The company says its ‘clear announcement’ demonstrates its commitment to ‘minimise’ the impact of packaging on the environment but critics argue a more radical approach is necessary.

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