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Ethical Labels

Ethical Labels Snapshot: USA 2015

by May 23rd, 2016

In the United States, food and drinks with at least one ethical label accounted for 45% of value sales in 2015. The largest contributors to this were the kosher label with US$118 billion, the widely recycled label with US$114 billion and the all natural label with US$25 billion in sales. Strongest category performers were carbonates, […]

Ethical Labels Snapshot: China 2015

by May 23rd, 2016

In China, food and drinks with at least one ethical label accounted for 23% of value sales in 2015. The largest contributors to this were the widely recycled label with US$22.8 billion, the locally sourced prominent label with US$17.2 billion and the Halal label with US$17 billion in value sales. Strongest category performers were dairy, […]

Sustainability is Big Business

by December 7th, 2015

With the recent Sustainable Development Goals and the on-going 2015 Paris Climate Conference (Cop21), sustainability is top of the agenda for consumer goods companies. Household names across the world including IKEA, Google, Philips and L’Oreal partnered or sponsored the Paris event. The anticipated outcome of the conference is a new international agreement to keep global […]

First Genetically Modified Animal Achieves Regulatory Status by the FDA

by December 3rd, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/euromonitor/first-gmo-animal-fda-euromonitor.mp3 In mid-November 2015, the FDA in the United States approved the first genetically modified animal for human consumption when a genetically modified salmon achieved regulatory status. The announcement was met with an almost immediate uproar from opponents of genetic modification. In America, genetic modification is generally concentrated within the realm of cash crops such […]