Sumitomo Corporation has partnered with Nutrition Technologies through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aiming to introduce insect-based products to Japan. By utilizing black soldier fly larvae, Nutrition Technologies will develop sustainable food options for distribution in the Japanese food sectors, catering to the increasing demand for environmentally friendly and nutritious choices.
Agropur, a dairy cooperative, has set ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% across North America by 2031. With a long-term vision of achieving net zero emissions by 2050, Agropur is actively working towards combating climate change and promoting sustainability within the dairy industry. This commitment reflects their dedication to environmental stewardship and aligns with global efforts to mitigate the impacts of greenhouse gases.
In other news, the British Nutrition Foundation’s recent research highlights a growing concern over ultra-processed foods, although it acknowledges that some of these foods can still be part of a healthy diet. Innophos, based in Edinburgh, has responded to the demand for cleaner food labels by introducing Levair Select, a non-aluminum alternative to sodium aluminum phosphate. This innovation caters to manufacturers seeking ingredients that align with the preference for transparent and cleaner labels. Furthermore, Heineken has announced the rebranding of its acquisitions, Distell Group Holdings and Namibia Breweries, as “Heineken Beverages,” expanding its presence in Africa and consolidating its position in the beverage market on the continent.