FairPrice combats food waste
British consumers flock to farm stores in wake of Covid-19
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GLOBALG.A.P. aims to make most comprehensive primary production standard yet
The first round of GLOBALG.A.P.’s World Consultation Tour featured a year-long series of 50 online meetings to create a space for continuous feedback and exchange of ideas. Guy Callebaut, chairman of the GLOBALG.A.P. Board, said, “We consider the revision and improvement of IFA v6 to be a collaborative project involving all stakeholders and partners concerned with good agricultural practices.”
CO₂ Correct offers accessible carbon compensation for the fruit and vegetable industry
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Carbon compensation used to be a complicated process which required complex and expensive Life Cycle Analysis calculations. Recently a new initiative has been launched called CO₂ Correct that will take care of this process and make carbon compensation accessible to anyone in the fruit and vegetable industry. Also it turns out to be surprisingly affordable.
Biostimulant helps berry growers reduce water consumption
Pink Lady® launches eco-packaging
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For several years now, the Pink Lady® Europe Association has been designing environmentally friendly packaging to meet society’s expectations and develop lasting solutions. As part of the Pink Lady® Europe charter of commitment, the objective this season is to offer a range of recyclable, compostable or biodegradable packaging, according to a press release.
Asda trials removal of plastic fruit and veg bags
UK retailer Asda has announced is to dispense with plastic bags for loose fruit and veg bags at nine of its UK stores. The trial began on 7th September and could save around 141 tons of plastic a year, the equivalent of over 3.5 million bags. To replace plastic bags, Asda is offering ‘Veggio’ bags, which cost 30p each. Similar projects have recently been launched at Morrisons and Sainsbury’s.
‘Supply, Support and Sustain’: for better future supply chains
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and ITN Productions are co-creating a unique news-style content series ‘Supply, Support and Sustain,’ exploring the profound challenges and remarkable opportunities and innovations taking place in the changing landscape of the global procurement and supply management profession. Launching at CIPS Conference on 26-27 October 2020 the programme will form part of an extensive communications campaign featuring CIPS members and professional partners.