Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace has suspended its campaign against palm oil supplier IOI Group after the Malaysian firm announced a commitment to address deforestation and exploitation in its supply chain.
Sustainability is undoubtedly a buzzword in this age, but the line between echoing support for environmentalism and ensuring that ingredients do no harm is not yet defined, especially in the palm oil industry.
Intense research and development efforts within and outside the industry provide confectioners with healthier options.
November 20, 2012
If University of Guelph scientists Robert Lencki and John Craven are correct, they’re on the verge of providing chocolatiers with the industry’s version of the Holy Grail: a healthy fat that mimics cocoa butter in taste and functionality.