Whether you understand the technology or (like most people) not, blockchain has become a hot topic in the food industry. But what implications will this new ‘trust-enabling’ technology have for the food supply chain? And where might it be particularly applicable to sustainable emulsifier sourcing, production and distribution?
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Why a palm oil ban is not the answer
Greater collaboration necessary to keep palm oil, the world’s most efficient and sustainable vegetable oil crop, in the global supply chain.
Why banning palm oil based on its palmitic acid content is a bad idea. A nutritional point of view
Calling for a ban on palm oil based on palmitic acid research is meaningless and may prove counterproductive to our health. Here's why.
Sustainability increasingly top of mind for consumers
Mindful choices are driving more of consumer purchasing – and that’s good news for sustainably sourced and produced emulsifiers.
Accelerating the benefits of sustainable emulsifier technology
“SDG Accelerator” is the name of a new UNDP programme designed to speed up the achievement of its 17 global sustainability goals – and emulsifier technology may have a role to play in this promising initiative.
Procurement Powers, Pains and Predictions
An insider perspective on agricultural crops and their evolution over the years, focusing on emulsifier production – and revealing the impact of global trends and other factors, even where seemingly unrelated.
Sustainable emulsifiers help meet plant-based demand
The FIE 2017 events in Asia and Germany were packed with them, and they’re here to stay: Plant-based ingredients and formulations are one of the hottest trends in the food industry. And sustainably sourced and produced emulsifiers are perfectly positioned to support plant-based success stories.
Say YES to sustainable palm oil
In emulsifiers and various other food products, palm oil is a valuable ingredient. At the same time palm oil is debated in terms of its environmental and social impact.
What exactly is a sustainable emulsifier?
There’s currently no official or widely accepted definition of a ‘sustainable emulsifier’. And, in fact, there may never be one.