June 1, 2018
| Mexico – a strategic location for liquid products
Mexico has long been an important sugar and molasses producer. ED&F Man Liquid Products (MLP) has been active in the country for many years, mainly as an origin for molasses exports.
Recently, Mexico has emerged as a stronger force in other areas of agriculture and aquaculture. Its large...
May 16, 2018
| The holy grail of stevia sweeteners
Diabetes is becoming the scourge of the developed world. In the US alone, it has been reported that around 35% of people are either diabetic or prediabetic. Severely overweight people are more prone to developing diabetes and, in turn, obesity is often linked with excessive consumption of...
May 14, 2018
| Employee volunteering supports education across the world
At ED&F Man, philanthropy is part of our culture. We support local development projects through our charitable fund and promote employee volunteering, helping to drive change and enrich local communities through our people’s knowledge, expertise and commitment.
The projects we support are...
May 10, 2018
| Volcafe recognised for Stop Child Labour project in Uganda
Kyagalanyi Coffee, part of the Volcafe group, has been actively involved in the prevention of child labour in Uganda for several years. Working closely with UTZ certification, CEFORD (Community Empowerment FOr Rural Development), UNATU (Uganda NAtional Teachers Union) and Hivos (Dutch NGO),...
May 10, 2018
| Volcafe wins Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Standard-Setter Award
Kyagalanyi Coffee, Volcafe’s subsidiary in Uganda, has been presented with a Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Standard-Setter Award. The award recognises companies who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to sustainability, improving livelihoods and conserving forests all around the world....