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Your favourite snacks are reportedly destroying ‘the orangutan capital of the world’ – but companies like Nestlé outright deny the allegation

A new investigation by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has alleged some of the world’s largest snack food companies are using illegal palm oil. The list includes Unilever, PepsiCo, Nestlé, Mondelēz, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Mars and Hershey’s. The allegation emerged from an investigation by the environmental group into mills illegally […]
Your favourite snacks are reportedly destroying ‘the orangutan capital of the world’ – but companies like Nestlé outright deny the allegation
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Household staples from Hershey’s chocolate to Crest toothpaste will get more expensive next year, and executives are partially blaming the ‘overrun’ trucking industry

Amazon Prime, General Mills, and Tyson Foods said they increased prices in 2018 due to bottlenecks in trucking. 2019 will bring more price hikes from companies like Proctor & Gamble and Hershey’s. Freight rates have seen record jumps in 2018, and they will likely continue to climb in 2019. It’s […]
Household staples from Hershey’s chocolate to Crest toothpaste will get more expensive next year, and executives are partially blaming the ‘overrun’ trucking industry
Strategy

‘What’s the purpose that brands have?’: The company behind Nabisco and Cadbury is making a major change to packaging after asking customers what they want

MondelēzInternational is the owner of billion-dollar snack brands like Nabisco and Cadbury. It announced Tuesday it will make all packaging for all of its brands recyclable by 2025 and will eliminate 65 million kg of packaging by 2020. This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. […]
‘What’s the purpose that brands have?’: The company behind Nabisco and Cadbury is making a major change to packaging after asking customers what they want