Tag Archives: Soy

Slow progress on soy

Foodservice firms are lagging way behind when it comes to responsible sourcing, according to WWF. By David Burrows. That very little difference two years make. WWF has just published its second scorecard assessing the performance of Europe’s biggest retail, foodservice, processing and feed companies in relation to soy. “Foodservice companies are lagging behind,” the authors…
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EU imports almost a quarter of illegal agricultural goods

A NEW STUDY suggests that almost a quarter of agricultural goods, produced on illegally deforested land, are imported by the EU.                   The report was commissioned by Fern, a non-governmental organisation which focuses on environmental issues affecting forests. Entitled ‘Stolen Goods: the EU’s complicity in illegal deforestation’,…
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Sales of responsible soy grow

ALMOST 300,000 TONNES of soy certified by the Roundtable for Responsible Soy (RTRS) have been sold since June 2011 and demand is rising from across the world.   The news comes just a few days before the start of the RTRS 7th Annual Conference, where an annual target will be set to produce and sell…
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