All news articles for March 2019

Could heavy metal regulations undo Ecuador’s value-added cocoa efforts?

Sustainable Food & Drink Podcast – Episode One

Ecuador’s sustainable cocoa future after cadmium

By Oliver Nieburg

Ecuador’s efforts to create value at origin could be damaged by the EU’s recent regulation of heavy metal cadmium in chocolate, claims the president of the country’s cocoa export association.

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Danone adds low- and no-fat milk to La Serenísima

By Niamh Michail

Danone’s La Serenísima brand is adding 0% fat and 2% fat milk to its range of fresh and long-life milk in Argentina, Paraguay, and beyond in response to "new trends".

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CGF: Mobilizing local action is key to stopping soy deforestation

By Jane Byrne

The Consumer Goods Forum, through the Soy Buyers’ Coalition (SBC), aspires to work closely with soy producers, traders, local governments, investors, NGOs and more in the main soy sourcing regions, where deforestation is a risk.