The European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit highlighted some of the major sustainability issues facing the food industry. Discussions centered on soil fertility, carbon management, industry regulations, green packaging, and sustainable food production. The summit materials are now available for a professional fee. Click here for further details.
Taking place in Amsterdam on 4-5th June, the summit comprised 4 sessions over two days. The gamut of green packaging options available to food and drink brands was discussed, as well as green marketing developments. The opportunities provided by sustainable ingredients in food and beverage applications were explored. How can such ingredients spur product innovations? How can food and ingredient firms strengthen their supply chains for agricultural materials? What developments in food traceability schemes? What novel sustainable ingredients are emerging? Such questions were discussed in a high-level forum. View the summit pics here
The next editions of the Sustainable Foods Summit will be in 2016. The North American edition will be in San Francisco (20-22 January), European edition in Amsterdam (June), whilst the Latin American edition will be hosted in São Paulo (June). 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. Please register to get regular updates.
The 2014 European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit was hosted in Amsterdam. Sustainable proteins, future of clean label, and new technologies were the major themes of this edition. Summit participants discussed sustainability issues related to these key areas over the two day summit. View the summit pics here
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