The latest issue of Fruit Juice Focus, a magazine for the fruit juice industry, features our initiative for 100% sustainable juice by 2030.
The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative, one of IDH's sector coalitions, welcomes Dutch bank Rabobank as new industry member.
Team to provide agriculture recovery to North Eastern Madagascar in response to Tropical Cyclone ENAWO
IDH, through the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative, together with the International Labor Office start the project 'SAVA-BE' in the vanilla sector. A project to supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava.
ITC Spices worked with IDH to understand the impact of their service delivery model (SDM) investments on chili pepper farms in India. The analysis showed positive return on investment for both the farmer and ITC. On average, a farmer in an ITC program experienced a 42% increase in income compared with a non-ITC farmer.
The Sustainable Vanilla Initiative has developed a program with CARE to support vanilla communities in Madagascar in their recovery from Tropical Cyclone ENAWO.
Leading European beverage and food companies have joined forces and formed a coalition aiming for 100% sustainable juice and puree by 2030.
IDH supporting Barry Callebaut and Prova's joint project empowering vanilla farmers.
In the last months, the project partners and FSI members have been working together to finalise the measuring protocol and get some first experiences on gathering the data.
Last week in Paris there was an exciting event on Vanilla with 80% of the industry and 11 representatives from Madagascar. The participants agreed to sign a cooperation agreement for the coming 3 years to work on professionalization of the sector, farmer income improvements, quality and market stability.
There is business in sustainability; increasingly consumers are aware of sustainability issues, find these important, and even make it play a part in their purchasing decisions. But apparently, companies do not yet sufficiently know how to tell their sustainability story. That is the topic of Sustainable Business Network’s Fiona Stephenson’s blog post of this week.