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Several actions illustrate the industries’ efforts to promote the sustainable ingredients supply that make up industrialized food products.

More than complying with standards and legislation, these initiatives, whether internal to companies or carried out through partnerships, signal the development of a new philosophy of relationship with ingredient suppliers.

Created in 2002 by major industries in the sector, the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI) is intended to share knowledge and best practices with a focus on the development of sustainable agriculture. In addition to the SAI standards, there are other to which companies usually rule their initiatives, both for sustainable agriculture on the whole (E.g.: UTZ Certified, Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade International, Global GAP etc.) as to obtain specific raw materials used by the industry in a sustainable way, such as (E.g.: Common Code for the Coffee Community – 4C), cocoa (Cocoa Life), sugar(Ex.: Bonsucro), soybean (Ex.: Round Table on Responsible Soy – RTRS) and palm oil (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil – RPSO).

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