The Rainforest Alliance welcomes the John Lewis Partnership and its pledge to help protect standing forests, biodiversity and indigenous communities living in landscapes where palm oil is sourced.
Including an introduction to the concept of mass balance, explanation of the origin matching rules, and how to make credible claims on products and materials. With links to useful (communication)
An Overview of Our Mass Balance Approach – Webinar Slides
Timelines for New Rainforest Alliance Seal Use on Coffee, Tea, Banana, Hazelnut, Flower, Fruit, Juice, Palm & Coconut Oil and Herbs & Spices Products
By late April/beginning of May, all our partner companies will receive the Rainforest Alliance’s new certification seal for product packaging, along with (technical) guidance and support documents. The new seal will replace the current Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal and the UTZ label. Here’s a time line for implementation. [Read more...]
Moves by Malaysia and Indonesia to get shops to shun “palm oil-free” products may not help the industry’s reputation, analysts warn.