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  • Sustainable fruit and vegetables sourcing at a new high

    The volume of sustainably sourced fruit and vegetables, coming from outside of Europe, has risen significantly in the past years.¬†The SIFAV partners currently trade a combined annual volume of 3.5…

    Sustainable fruit and vegetables sourcing at a new high
  • Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain

    The parties in the Dutch food products sector are joining forces to ensure responsible business conduct in the international production chain. Today, they signed the International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC)…

    Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain
  • Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica

    With draft figures from the living wage benchmark study in Costa Rica now available, the IDH banana project has moved to the next step: calculating the current wages associated with…

    Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica
  • Identifying the living wage gap at farm level

    A new self-assessment tool developed in collaboration with Rainforest Alliance Rainforest Alliance and IDH developed a self-assessment tool for identifying the living wage gap at farm level. The tool,…

    Identifying the living wage gap at farm level
  • Developing Rwandan horticulture by linking local producers to global market

    With the HortInvest project, IDH joined a consortium of multiple organizations and private sector companies to further develop the horticulture sector in Rwanda. As the demand for high value crops…

    Developing Rwandan horticulture by linking local producers to global market
  • Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%

    The volumes of tropical fruit and vegetables, such as bananas, pineapples, green beans and avocados, that are sourced on the basis of meeting social and environmental conditions has risen significantly…

    Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%
  • Power of IDH Fresh & Ingredients program grows

    A dozen of companies joined our Fresh & Ingredients program in the last quarter, increasing the power of the program. The members commit to increase in sustainable volumes sourced.

    Power of IDH Fresh & Ingredients program grows
  • Gender equality comes to fruition in Costa Rica and Honduras

    Following the success of the gender initiative in the flower industry, IDH is now supporting fruit and fresh produce company Fyffes to implement gender equality programs in Costa Rica and Honduras.

    Gender equality comes to fruition in Costa Rica and Honduras
  • Pineapple block farm success in Ghana

    Through establishing a block farm model in Ghana, HPW has significantly increased the yields and incomes of smallholder farmers, in addition to increasing its own supply of pineapples.

    Pineapple block farm success in Ghana
  • Living Wages in the Banana sector

    Employment in the export sector promises a potential solution for poor working conditions and low wages. In many production countries, however, it is common that workers receive insufficient wages to…

    Living Wages in the Banana sector