31 May '16, 8am

How sustainable diets will future-proof the foodservice sector

Foodservice companies promoting sustainable food and diets will enjoy a greater boost to their business in the longer term, according to a recent WWF report. The report is the result of a three-year partnership between WWF-UK, the Food Ethics Council and catering company Sodexo . "Catering for Sustainability" (PDF) urges foodservice firms to pilot sustainable menus, remove unsustainably sourced ingredients and share best practices across the industry. The report argues embracing sustainable diets will help foodservice providers to "future-proof" their business as evidence suggests consumers are increasingly demanding healthier and more sustainable food, as well as greater knowledge of where their food is sourced from. It added that with farming responsible for 20 to 30 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, of which 14 percent comes from livestock production, bet...

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