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Hosted in São Paulo on 29-30th June, the Sustainable Foods Summit tackled some of the major sustainability issues facing the Latin American food industry. Discussions centered on sustainable ingredients, food traceability, marketing developments, and food waste. The summit proceedings are now available for a professional fee. Click here for further details.

With the food industry facing pressure to become more sustainable, what practical steps can be taken? What new sustainable ingredients are making their way into food and beverage applications? What developments are happening in sustainability schemes that provide traceability? What can be done to reduce food losses and waste? Such questions were addressed in this 2nd Latin American edition. View the summit pics here

The next 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 (8-9 June), whilst the Latin American edition will be hosted in São Paulo (date to be confirmed). 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.

Previous edition: Watch the video!

The premier edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit Latin America took place in March 2014. About 140 senior executives from the food industry convened in São Paulo to debate key sustainability issues. There were calls to develop local markets for sustainable foods in the Latin American region, as well as prevent a proliferation in sustainability schemes. View the summit pics here


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