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Health and Wellness Market Outpaces Standard Food and Beverages

The global health and wellness market continues to outpace standard foods and beverages. Multinationals follow the United Nation’s sustainable development goals and link their business strategies towards the provision of healthy and nutritious food and this is reflected in the reformulation of specific brands and acquisitive activity. Regulatory challenges such as labelling of probiotic […]
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Are You Actively Buying and/or Selling Sustainability?

When doing your weekly grocery shopping by either walking down brick-and-mortar supermarket aisles, or browsing your favourite online stores, you might have come across such ethical labels as Fairtrade, UTZ, Rainforest Alliance and Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). Have you ever wondered about the brains behind these labels? Who are the stakeholders in the sustainability value chain? What are the stakeholders’ working relationships like? Who benefits […]
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Sustainability and Fairtrade Becomes a Global Movement

Sustainability is a narrative that transcends specific markets, regions and industries. It is a truly global movement that is driven by the ever increasing importance of corporate social responsibility, demand for transparent business structures, and the deeply concerning questions around food and water security and carbon footprint, resulting in unprecedented emphasis being placed on companies […]
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Snapshot of Halal-Labelled Soft Drinks

Food and beverages labelling is important; this is true not only for transparency and traceability but also for value and religious importance. Coca-Cola Malaysia recently refuted allegations that its imported Coca-Cola UEFA Euro 2016 limited edition aluminium bottles, sold in selected outlets in the country, contain alcohol. The company issued a statement that although the […]
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Sustainability Becomes an Integrated Part of Corporate Business Strategy

“Sustainability” has gone beyond a fashionable topic at TED Talks. Issues and corporate initiatives surrounding sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CRS) and/or ethical labels appeared to be nothing more than a PR exercise 10 years ago. Today, sustainability is linked to a company’s financial performance; it is not only a long-term “money burning division”, it is […]
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