Food manufacturers

How can food manufacturers benefit from sustainable products?

He said the impact of labeling food as sustainable was “incredible” and purchasing decisions were influenced by millennials and millennials who were “hungry.”

HowGood, a SaaS data platform with the world’s largest product sustainability database, works with leading companies including Danone. It has just announced the integration of the EU Nutri-Score and French Eco-Score labeling systems into its sustainable intelligence software, Latis, to measure the impact of products.

Rating systemsHave

Nutri-Score and Eco-Score are European scoring systems that assign scores to food products on a scale from A to E.

The Nutri-Score measures nutritional value and is calculated by measuring the amount of calories, fat, saturated fatty acids, carbohydrates, sugars, protein, salt and fiber per 100g of a food product. The Eco-Score measures the environmental footprint of a food product by summarizing 15 environmental impacts based on a life cycle analysis.

“You can see significant changes in consumer behavior with these rating systems,”he said. “There is a huge business opportunity as sales of sustainably marketed products are growing seven times faster than unsustainable products in the category. This is a business opportunity due to global trends in favor of sustainable development. Have

He said the platform, which has more than 33,000 ingredients in its database, now wants to put this information in “the hands of food manufacturers so that they can understand their impact and improve their products.”

Consumer labelingHave

The Eco-Score and Nutri-Score provide a standardized measurement that enables brands and retailers to convey the nutritional value and environmental impact of their products through consumer labeling.

By having this information readily available in Latis, HowGood customers can better understand how any changes to the product development process can impact these scores to ensure that their products are universally viewed as healthy and environmentally friendly. .

Soloviev added: “Brands are taking big steps to improve their carbon footprints and reduce the risks in their supply chains, and we’re excited to help them achieve these goals by aligning this information with marketing considerations, putting it directly into the hands of front of package labeling information. product developers and procurement teams. Have