Linking Supply Chains, Farmers and Sustainability
August 17, 2012 Editor 0
Farming is under pressure globally—from climate change, water scarcity, soil erosion—as well as from increasing demand caused by a growing and more affluent population. In response, the past few years have seen an explosion of demand for sustainably farmed products by consumer goods brands such as Kraft, Mars, Unilever and Caribou Coffee and retailers such as Whole Foods, Walmart, and Marks and Spencer who are trying to reduce risk in their supply chains – meaning that farmers must increasingly embrace and implement sustainable practices.
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Categories: Next Billion
Tags: Chains, farmers, supply, sustainability
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