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New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability

The North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit drew to a successful close on 22nd January. There were calls for greater disruption in the food industry to meet the sustainability needs of the food industry. About 140 senior executives convened in San Francisco to discuss sustainability issues. View the summit pics here

Major discussions centered on food ingredients, marketing, environmental impacts, and sustainable packaging. How are new technologies creating novel sustainable ingredients? How can food & beverage firms reduce their packaging impacts? What is the outlook for the organic and eco-labeled food market? What developments are occurring in free-from labels? Such questions were discussed in a high-level forum. The summit pack is now available for a professional fee. Click here for further details.

Since 2009, the Sustainable Foods Summit has been discussing leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels, such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified, etc. In 2016, other editions will be in Europe (9-10 June) and Latin America (29-30 June). The next North American edition will take place in San Francisco in January 2017.

Previous edition: Watch the video!

The 2015 North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit focused on food traceability, sustainable ingredients, and customer behavior. Over 140 senior executives from the food industry convened in San Francisco on 21-22 January. View the summit pics here

Organized by:

Organic Monitor

Powered by:

Barry Callebaut

Supporting Organizations:

Ecocert QAI
Rainforest Alliance CVV
Sustainable Food Trade Association Fairtrade America Demeter

Media Partners:

Future 500 Sustainable Food News
Organic & Wellness News
The Organic & Non-GMO Report
World Press Online