ESPOAG Press Release on the European Parliament Resolution on Palm Oil

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On April 4, 2017, the European Parliament approved a resolution to support the road to sustainable palm oil. The Parliament “notes the efforts and progress made by the food manufacturing sector to source certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO),” and highlights tools including trade, trade agreements, and development coopereation. ESPOAG has taken a proactive stance and already committed to 100% sustainable …

IMACE Vision Statement CAP Reform

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IMACE welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the CAP and support the route towards more sustainable living. Sourcing large amounts of European vegetable oil, IMACE has a strong interest in a competitive, economically viable and healthy agricultural sector. IMACE welcomes that European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan suggested that he is open to real reform (Livingstone, 2017), and is …

IMACE Sustainability Guide released

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World food demand is on the increase, driven by population growth, higher incomes, and changing diets. While vegetable spreads are increasingly recognized as an important element in the diet of the future, there are real and perceived challenges related to the sustainability credentials of margarine production. Our members already responded and are taken steps to make their businesses more sustainable. …