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  • ICAM - 75 Years of Family Owned and Run Fine Italian Chocolate

    Dr. Angelo Agostoni, president of ICAM | Agostoni Chocolate, began traveling to meet with cocoa farmers and buy directly from cooperatives back in the 1970s. Direct connections allowed relationships and trust to form — ICAM has partnered with cocoa cooperatives in Peru and Dominican Republic for decades. 

    Since the 1980s, ICAM’s twofold commitment has been to identify the finest cocoa cooperatives and to create solid, lasting relationships with the farmers and the local communities. This commitment is based on ICAM’s ethical code, which guides all operations: respect, sustainability, transparency and a fair deal for all, with the goal of developing true partnerships with all operators in the production chain.

    Dr. Agostoni puts it best, "Not Just Beans, Not Just Farms… Relationships, Empowerment, Autonomy and Respect"

    Continue reading at: Notizie Geniali (auto translated from Italian)

    ICAM - 75 Years of Family Owned and Run Fine Italian Chocolate

  • From fringe to formulation: Making organic snacks and baked goods mainstream

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

    Is it an oxymoron to include ‘better-for-you’ and ‘snacks and baked goods’ in the same sentence? Not according to a recent article in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery. As our marketing manager Cate Batson Baril says, “Today’s moms and dads have grown up with organic foods; they expect to find organic products in more categories, especially where their young families are concerned.”

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    From fringe to formulation: Making organic snacks and baked goods mainstream

  • 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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    Top snack bar trends: supplier roundtable

  • 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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    Finding a Sweet Spot in Natural Sweetener Promotions

  • 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.

    Continue reading at Food & Beverage Insider

    Taking the Guilt out of Guilty Pleasures

  • 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.

    Continue reading at The Organic & Non-GMO Report

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

  • 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.

    Continue reading at Food Technology Magazine

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

  • Sweetly Subtle: New Sweetening Tools and Techniques Help Maintain Sweetness, Flavor and Functionality while also Reducing Sugar

    Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

    While most consumers are still seeking sweets, they are more mindful about the amount of sugar and carbs in their diet. In this article from Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, Paul Whitman, category manager for fruits and vegetables and Alex Puglia, business development manager, highlight the benefits of using organic coconut sugar and organic agave inulin powder product formulations.

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    Sweetly Subtle: New Sweetening Tools and Techniques Help Maintain Sweetness, Flavor and Functionality while also Reducing Sugar

  • 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.

    Continue reading at SF&WB

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

  • Natural Sweeteners Offer Superior taste, sugar reduction

    Food and Beverage Insider

    As we head into the New Year, consumers are seeking better-for-you ingredients, cutting back on sugar and artificial sugar substitutes. In this Food & Beverage Insider article, Paul Whitman, fruit and vegetable specialties category manager, highlights the benefits of using all-natural, organic sweeteners to meet clean label standards without sacrificing taste or texture.

    Continue reading at FoodBeverageInsider

    Natural Sweeteners Offer Superior taste, sugar reduction

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