Gillco Ingredients, an Azelis company, is on a mission to become the nation's leading distributor of sustainable products and services in the food and nutrition industry. We’re proud to work with Supplier Partners that prioritize sustainability in their operations.
IFF has been an associate member of the Upcycled Food Association (UFA) since 2019. The Upcycled Certified™ mark highlights upcycled ingredents and products procured and produced with surplus food and food by-products from manufacturing, that use verifiable supply chains and have a positive impact on the environment.
As one of the largest producers, IFF extracts pectin, a natural ingredient, from 200,000 metric tons of citrus peels per year.
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Big Country has a commitment to human rights, protection of the environment and ethical business practices. Bernardo Ruiz Diaz (left) is an organic sugar farmer – his father started providing sugar cane to La Felsina over 30 years ago. Now Bernardo owns seven hectares of sugar cane and has supplied them for 22 years. He has been an organic producer since 1998.
Tradition is important to the farmers who produce Big Country organic cane sugar. Still today, small farmers transport cane from the fields to the mill by oxcart.
From small family farms to global shipping lanes, Cargill works every day to implement new sustainable practices to reduce our impact on the planet and protect people.
Cargill’s Sustainability Goals are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions:
-10% by 2025 (in their operations)
-10% by 2030 (in their supply chain)
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Cosucra is shaping its future with nature, driven by an unwavering dedication to a planet-friendly tomorrow. They have recognized the widespread impact of climate change, and they're determined to be a game changer in the ingredients industry. Their focus? Rethinking processes and ingredients to reduce their environmental footprint.
Their raw materials such as chicory and yellow peas have limited environmental impact.
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At Solvay, they believe that finding solutions to humanity’s biggest challenges requires scientific breakthroughs that protect the heritage for generations to come.
Solvay One Planet turns their ambition into concrete actions. It ensures that they focus their efforts on the areas where their innovation and sustainable solutions can have the biggest positive impact, directly and indirectly, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Corbion is committed to preserving the environment by introducing biodegradable alternatives in consumer goods, utilizing bioplastics with a low carbon footprint, innovating gypsum-free technology for lactic acid production, exploring alternative feedstocks, and ensuring responsible sourcing for human rights and environmental conservation.
Additionally, Corbion is dedicated to achieving carbon-neutral operations, aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 33% per ton of product by 2030, with significant progress already made since 2016.
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The NAGASE Group aims to realize a sustainable world where people live with peace of mind. They believe a prerequisite of this vision is a sustainable global environment. The NAGASE Group actively works to solve environmental problems, including by promoting a low-carbon society, committing to a recycling society, preventing pollution, preserving biodiversity, and efficiently using water.
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“There is no other option but to move towards sustainable solutions in all our activities. Our company does not operate in isolation. We are part of a global industry that plays a significant role in the economy of the world, impacting many of the challenges noted above. We have an obligation to utilize the world's resources in a sustainable manner. Furthermore, we are convinced that sustainable business principles and good economic performance go hand in hand.”
-Dr. Hans Joachim Müller, Chief Executive Officer, Azelis