Walmart, the world's biggest chain of supermarkets, has pledged to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from their global supply chain by the end of 2015.
As the largest manufacturing sector in the EU, the food and drink industry is taking a leading role in assuring the sustainability of the food supply chain. NGF takes a look at how some companies are tackling the challenges of sustainability whilst assuring their competitive edge.
Patent protection and strict manufacturing regulations result in a rarely changing supply chain set-up. How can it be optimised? NGP asked Karsten Benzing, Head of Supply Chain Processes for Boehringer Ingelheim.