The European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit brought together over 120 senior executives from the food industry to debate key sustainability issues. Discussions covered the role of certification schemes, sustainable ingredients, tackling food waste and marketing developments. The summit materials are now available for a professional fee. Click here for further details.
What are the implications of COP21 on the European food industry? What developments are occurring in sustainable seafood and livestock production? What can food companies and retailers do to minimise food losses? How can consumers be encouraged to undertake sustainable purchases and responsible consumption? The summit addressed such questions in a high-level forum. View the summit pics here
Upcoming editions of the Sustainable Foods Summit will be in 2017: the North American edition will be in San Francisco (18-20 January), European edition in Amsterdam (1-2 June), the Latin American edition in São Paulo (18-19 September), whilst the Asia-Pacific edition will take place in Singapore (29-30 November). 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, etc. Please register to get regular updates.
The 2015 European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit was also hosted in Amsterdam. Discussions at the 7th edition centered on soil fertility, green packaging, novel ingredients, retailing & marketing issues, and industry regulations. View the summit pics here
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