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  • REGENERATIVE ORGANIC CERTIFIED SUGAR

    REGENERATIVE ORGANIC CERTIFIED SUGAR

    Dairy Foods

    Global Organics now offers Regenerative Organic Certified cane sugar. Its longtime partner and supplier, Natíve, is the first sugar producer to earn the Regenerative Organic certification. By focusing on soil health and biodiversity, integrating sustainability at all levels of operations, and ensuring social fairness to farm workers, Natíve’s Green Cane Project has been long recognized as the model for sustainability, Global Organics says. Natíve sugar products include organic granulated cane sugar and organic demerara sugar, a raw sugar extracted from sugarcane.

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  • GMO sugarcane: “Bad for the environment, soil and human health”

    GMO sugarcane: “Bad for the environment, soil and human health”

    The Organic and Non-GMO Report

    As Brazil ramps up production of GMO sugarcane, Leontino Balbo Jr, executive vice president of Natíve Green Cane Project says, “They are creating false expectations for the future of agriculture. GMO sugarcane will bring temporary results. Our Regenerative Organic Certified sugar is already delivering the results they are promising with genetic modification. One example - we have only 1.5% infestation (of caterpillars) in our cane fields today. The average in conventional fields is 8%. GMO is promising a rate of 1.5 - 2%. They are 25 years too late!”

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  • Top snack bar trends: supplier roundtable

    Top snack bar trends: supplier roundtable

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

    After taking a steep slide in 2021, snack bars are making a comeback and could be heading for 17% growth in 2022, according to this article in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery. Marketing manager Cate Batson Baril credits some of that to brand innovation, including use of online and social media channels, and certification such as organic, fair trade and Regenerative Organic Certified.

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  • Natíve Earns Regenerative Organic Certification

    Valor Economico

    Known throughout Brazil and abroad for its sustainable practices, Natíve Organics, based in Sertaozinho, became the first Brazilian company to achieve the international certification – Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC) for regenerative organic agriculture. The certification, established in 2017, is for food, textiles and personal care ingredients. ROC farms meet the highest standards int the world for soil health, animal welfare, and farmworker fairness...

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  • NATÍVE news worth sharing...

    As one of the largest organic projects in the world, the Native Green Cane Project (our supply partner for organic cane sugar) attracts some noteworthy media attention. We’ve summarized a few of our favorites so you can learn the fascinating story behind Native’s organic cane sugar...

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  • Finding a Sweet Spot in Natural Sweetener Promotions

    Finding a Sweet Spot in Natural Sweetener Promotions

    Food Business News

    Consumers increasingly expect to find organic and fair-trade options wherever they shop. Although it’s too early to have any meaningful consumer preference data on Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC) products, adding ROC to the label gives consumers another factor to weigh. In this Food Business News article, we highlight Natíve's new ROC designation and share how ROC practices can mitigate climate change, soil degradation and biodiversity loss.

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  • Taking the Guilt out of Guilty Pleasures

    Taking the Guilt out of Guilty Pleasures

    Food & Beverage Insider

    Consumers' competing desire for wellness and indulgence has led to innovation throughout the snacks and sweets categories. In this article with Food & Beverage Insider, Paul Whitman, fruit and vegetable category manager, shares smart ingredient swaps, highlighting our organic coconut sugar and organic banana paste. Sugar Category Manager, Andrew Martino, also notes the rise of Regenerative Organic Agriculture in the snacks and sweets industry with a spotlight on our newly Regenerative Organic Certified cane sugar.

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  • Natíve Green Cane Project shows that regenerative organic can succeed at scale

    Natíve Green Cane Project shows that regenerative organic can succeed at scale

    The Organic & Non-GMO Report

    There is a better way to grow and harvest sugarcane and our longtime partner and organic cane sugar supplier, Natíve is leading the way! Check out this article from The Organic and Non-GMO report for a closer look at how Natíve is successfully using regenerative agriculture to achieve full carbon neutrality. Natíve produces yields that are 20% higher than conventional sugarcane production and they are the first sugar producer to earn Regenerative Organic Certification.

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  • Industry Updates - Natíve Recognized as First Regenerative Organic Certified Sugar ProducerFood Technology Magazine

    Industry Updates - Natíve Recognized as First Regenerative Organic Certified Sugar ProducerFood Technology Magazine

    Food Technology Magazine

    In this industry update from IFT's Food Technology magazine, our longtime partner and organic cane sugar supplier, Natíve, is recognized for becoming the first Regenerative Organic Certified™ sugar producer. Regenerative Organic Certification was created to leverage and bring together existing high-bar certifications for environmental protection, animal welfare and fair trade. This new certification resonated strongly with Natíve because it encompassed so many of the practices they have innovated over the years.

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  • Natíve Green Cane Project first sugar producer certified by Regenerative Organic Alliance

    Natíve Green Cane Project first sugar producer certified by Regenerative Organic Alliance

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Dec. 06, 2021)Global Organics is proud to recognize its longtime partner, Natíve, for becoming the first Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC) sugar producer. Over the last 35 years, Natíve’s Green Cane Project has reinvented cane sugar growing and processing. By focusing on soil health and biodiversity, integrating sustainability at all levels of their operation, and ensuring social fairness to farm workers, Natíve’s Green Cane Project has been long recognized as the model for sustainability.

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