New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability

The inaugural Latin American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit drew to a successful close in São Paulo. About 140 senior executives from the food industry discussed sustainability issues over the 2-day summit. There were calls to develop local markets for sustainable foods in the region, as well as prevent the proliferation in sustainability schemes. View the summit pics here

The summit covered a diverse range of sustainability subjects, such as green commodities certification, biodiversity impacts, sustainable coffee & seafood, social media, green consumer behaviour, food safety in supply chains, sustainability in foodservice, bioplastics in packaging, and ecodesign approach. The summit proceedings are available for a small professional fee. Click here for further details.

The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of international summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels, such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified, etc. The next edition of this international series of summits will take place in Amsterdam on 5-6th June 2014. The summit will look at the evolution of food eco-labels and discuss sustainability best-practices in the food industry. More details

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