Local Rice Farmers in Laos Get Farm Machinery

BENEO Provides Local Rice Farmers in Laos with Farm Machinery. Investment improves working conditions for over a hundred farmers.   BENEO’s rice ingredients production site in Wijgmaal, Belgium, has changed the long-term working life of more than a hundred small-scale farmers in Laos, thanks to the provision of harvesting and threshing…

Royal DSM Announces Commitment to UN Food Summit 2021 Goals

We are currently a day away from the inaugural UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS). The Summit is the most influential global dialogue on food systems. DSM pledges to set healthier future for people, planet, and livelihoods.  Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, recently announced a series of new…

Givaudan Launches Micro-Financing Project To Support Patchouli Farmers In Indonesia

Givaudan has launched a new project making available a total of USD 360,000 in micro-financed loans for farmers and distillers in Indonesia. The loans will enable farmers and distillers to improve the sustainability of their farming practices and to improve yields. Individual loans for farmers will range from around USD 360-1,800 per…

Olam Urges Brands To Adopt New Rice Eco-Label To Support Sustainable Rice Production

Olam International is calling for retailers and food brands to back the new “Sustainable Rice Platform-Verified” Assurance Scheme and consumer pack label[1], which will allow consumers to choose products that directly support efforts to increase farmer incomes and reduce the environmental impact of rice production. Speaking ahead of UN Climate…

Launch Of The First Global Urban Farming Platform

The COVID pandemic has led us to seek a closer relationship with food. Increasingly, we want to know where our food comes from and maybe even grow a little of it ourselves. But, how do we do that when most of us live in smaller spaces in cities and have…

DSM New Strategic Initiative Drives Sustainable Animal Farming

As the world’s population grows, demand for animal protein will continue to rise. Over time, this need for ever-increasing quantities of animal protein, which is already placing tremendous pressure on our planet’s finite natural resources, will lead to significant environmental strain, and take our food systems well beyond the planet’s…

What If… You Could Help Change The World, One Meal At A Time?

WhatIF Foods has launched a range of products that aim to support sustainable agricultural practices, healthier diets and fairer incomes for farming communities. The world is facing a paradoxical issue with food – many people are becoming overweight and obese, yet millions are going hungry or are deficient of essential…
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