Shares in the Brazilian meat company JBS have hit a 15-month low, coinciding with reports that senior figures, including the chairman Joesley Batista, have been accused of financial crimes regarding loan payments made to related companies in 2011.
Stevia supplier PureCircle has released sustainability goals for 2020 - but is sustainability really top-of-mind for stevia users? And why does the company define calorie reduction as part of sustainability? FoodNavigator speaks with PureCircle's...
Best Organics, a Boulder, CO-based company that offers organic food gift baskets, is the latest to take the plunge into B Corporation status. It solidified the company’s outward profile, but also brought some surprises through introspection.
One of the inventors of the B Corporation concept, Andrew Kassoy, said his goal was to find a way to harness the entrepreneurial spirit to solve social problems. Along the way, he discovered that a new corporate structure was needed to support that mission.
Natural Soda has said it will incrementally increase production of sodium bicarbonate from 125,000 to 250,000 tons a year after the Bureau of Land Management approved its mining plan in Rifle, Colorado.
Kraft has struck an £11.7bn deal to acquire Cadbury in a move that could bring to an end months of fierce corporate battles, and Confectionerynews.com has constructed a timeline of key events in the takeover saga.
A spate of acquisitions by larger natural ingredients companies
indicates consolidation in the market place mirroring that of the
industry at large, say industry experts, helping them gain weight
to cater to the needs of large clients.
Mitsubishi Corporation is to form a new diversified food science
company by amalgamating three of its subsidiaries, in order to
strengthen its R&D capabilities and expand globally by
combining customer bases and sales networks.
Now that the US authorities have issued final guidance under the
Bioterrorism Act, companies can now have assurance about the food
safety systems they have implemented or are about to put in place,
and the costs involved in complying...