Archives for Food and consumer products
Pepsi launched a project in Maharashtra, India to source cashew juice as a new source for some local products. A new drink could be next.
Whole Foods' GMO policy, and the company’s promise to have its products completely GMO-free by 2018, is having consequences on artisan food makers.
Coca-Cola promises to invest and additional US$ 5 billion in sustainable development projects in Africa through the end of this decade.
According to the most recent Organic Cotton Market Report 2013, H&M has reemerged number as number one in the annual rankings of organic cotton buyers.
Cargill recently issued a new sustainable palm oil policy, promising to respect human rights and halt deforestation associated with the industry.
One company making a difference with responsible palm oil sourcing is Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the famous manufacturer of castile soap.
In Afghanistan, an attempt to launch the farming of soybeans under the guise of nutrition and economic development has failed -- for obvious reasons.
Joseph Enterprises, presenter of Chia Pets, has entered the health food business. The company is marketing not just any chia seeds, but Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seeds!
The European debate on the authorization for cultivating Pioneer 1507 corn has raised fears in the youngest country of the Union, where all regions have declared themselves "GMO free"
On both sides of the Atlantic, as much as 40 percent food is wasted. Now the EU is moving to reform those confusing "Best Before" dates on food packaging.
The negative effects of sheep grazing have been particularly acute in the Patagonian region of Argentina for decades. Now a local company is taking action.
Niwa is a company that’s bringing the “Internet of things” to urban farming.