EU crushing companies are singing the same tune. Once again they report being unable to sell soybeans they purchased at their real value as most customers are not willing to buy soy products certified sustainable, including no-deforestation criteria,...
Agricultural and food production systems face increasing sustainability challenges and are under growing legislative and public pressure. A new digital platform – TRACT – has been launched to boost transparency in feed and food supply chains - from growers...
A new report has highlighted the threat to category 3 animal fat supply for the EU feed and pet food industries by their increasing use as feedstocks in biofuels, an issue recently raised by FEFAC and FEDIAF.
A new report has found that palm oil trader ambition is out of step with due diligence expectations on traceability, with many traders having either no full traceability to plantation target or a target of 2030.
UFAC-UK, the UK nutrition and supplement company, is to debut its palm-free fat supplement called Enviro-lac this month, it says it has been proven to increase dairy cow milk yields, quality and offer a lower carbon footprint than palm-oil supplements....
Research findings from the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) and CDP show that companies cannot afford any more delay in tackling deforestation across supply chains, with forest-related risks identified at almost US$80bn.
Greenpeace Netherlands said that, during a period of 18 hours, over 60 activists from all over Europe, volunteering with the NGO, were able to block a mega-ship arriving in the Netherlands with 60 million kilos of soy from Brazil.
Palm oil production is set to recover next year in Malaysia, while soybean production in Brazil is forecast to reach record levels. Although, La Niña is set to play a critical part in the ultimate outcome of the latter, said the CRM Agri team.
The promise, made in a joint statement issued late on Monday at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, was backed by the leaders of countries including Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dutch fish feed and animal nutrition group, Nutreco, is aiming to source soy and oil palm ingredients by 2025 that are free from both legal and illegal deforestation, with the purpose of limiting its impact on biodiversity and climate change.