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Dual Quality food: Are different recipes for different markets legal?

By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman

So-called dual quality food products were placed in the spotlight in 2017. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, asks if it is legal for food companies to offer different recipes under the same brand name in Europe.

If certfication can't bring farmers out poverty, can it be called truly sustainable?


Fair game: How effective is cocoa certification?

By Oliver Nieburg

Sourcing to fair trade standards, such as UTZ, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade, is an important first step for chocolate makers towards cocoa sustainability, but will not necessarily bring farmers out of extreme poverty, say supply chain actors.

What will the supermarket of the future look like? ©YiuCheung/iStock

What trends will shape grocery retail in 2018?

By Katy Askew

From immersive retail experiences to demand for hyper-local sourcing, FoodNavigator takes a look at the top five trends that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.

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