‘Ecuador is taking sustainability seriously’: Natural Habitats on organic palm oil sourcing Natural Habitats is one of the world’s biggest producers of certified organic palm oil, and almost all its supplies are grown in Ecuador. We caught up with its sustainability director to find out more. – Food Navigator-LATAM
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Millions of people around the world today depend on palm oil, for their livelihoods with approximately 40% of global output produced by smallholder farmers, and great improvements to rural livelihoods could be made by including more smallholders in the global supply chain – European Tropical Forest Research Network – ETFRN News 59
Purpose-based brands are finding success sourcing from Africa but not without hard work By the numbers, Africa is staggering: hundreds of millions of acres never touched by industrial agriculture; a diversity of habitats to support almost anything that grows; a who-knows-how-long list of ingredients yet to be discovered by the West; and a vast workforce […]
September 2018 has been set as the first annual National Palm Done Right Month, bringing together consumers, manufacturers and retailers for the initiative.
Natural Habitats Group has a new project in Makpele Chiefdom in the Southern District of Sierra Leone. As a member of RSPO, the company should undergo the New Planting Procedure, which has the following key steps: A comprehensive and participatory independent social and environmental impact assessment, including high conservation value areas identification. Development and implementation […]
Natural Habitats COO Kevin Godlington discusses the importance of soil health on the Huffington Post blog.