• Foodservice Footprint F42-Insight How to define 'no deforestation' Comment  World Wildlife Fund Wilmar Union of Concerned Scientists Unilever Sime Darby RSPO Rainforest Action Netwrk Musim Mas Mighty KLK IOI HCSA HCS Greenpeace Golden Agri-Resources Forest Trust Forest Peoples Programme Deborah Lapidus Cargill Asian Agri

    How to define ‘no deforestation’

    After years of debate companies have finally agreed on a standard for forest protection. Now it’s time to turn words into action, writes Deborah Lapidus. Over the past three years, thanks in large part to responsible sourcing policies adopted by… Read More

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    Opening shots in a palm oil war

    Suspension from the RSPO has knocked supplier IOI but it’s the kicking from its customers that hurts most – and big food brands kick hard when their sustainability reputation is at risk. The IOI Group’s chief executive officer, Dato’ Lee… Read More

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    The Review

    Meat cuts, food fraud and dodgy palm oil. Sustainable diets: Three cheers for Holland The Netherlands’ Nutrition Centre has updated its dietary advice and has B advised a halving of meat consumption, to 500g per week. No more than 300g of… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint P5 New criteria for sustainable palm oil Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  RSPO Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil Datuk Webber

    New criteria for sustainable palm oil

    Good things come to those who wait. Sort of. After years of wrangling the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has finally launched improved criteria for its certification scheme. “RSPO Next” is a voluntary initiative for companies that wish to exceed… Read More

  • RSPO adds no deforestation criteria for palm oil

    THE ROUNDTABLE on Sustainable Palm Oil has finally agreed to add a “no deforestation” commitment to its standards pertaining to sustainable production. RSPO Next, as it’s been badged, will be a voluntary addendum covering the claims of “No Deforestation, No… Read More

  • Palm oil schemes “dodgy”

    THE AUDITORS behind the influential Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil certification scheme are producing fraudulent reports, according to a new investigation. Research by the Environmental Investigation Agency and Grassroots also suggested that some of the scheme’s auditors are failing to… Read More

  • News review

    More Scottish food please, Bidvest sustainability update, Hospitality delivers 10% of GDP, Keep big portions out of reach, Tea certification failures….                     NFUS challenges foodservice   Scotland’s farming union will approach foodservice and catering companies… Read More

  • Spreading the news

    NUTELLA’S UNDESERVED criticism from the French environment minister suggests that brands could do more to highlight their progress on sustainable palm oil argues David Burrows. It’s not often that the likes of Greenpeace will jump to defence of a multinational food… Read More

  • Palm oil progress

    DEMAND IS growing for sustainable oil but many companies still aren’t doing their bit.                     Demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) is outstripping supply for the first time. New data from… Read More

  • Record sales of RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

    FOR THE FIRST time, demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) is rising faster than supply as sales reach more than 2.4 million metric tonnes. New data by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) revealed a record high in… Read More