Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons & Target among supermarkets to join Sustainable Palm Oil Network

Author: Progressive Grocer, Published on: 12 January 2018

"Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons Cos. and Target Inc. have joined with consumer goods manufacturers and civic groups to form the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON), with the mission of educating, building momentum, and helping North American companies to make and deliver on commitments to source sustainable palm oil...

NASPON will bring a much needed dialogue of sustainable palm oil to North America, further amplifying our collective goal to respect human and labor rights, local communities and biodiversity throughout the palm oil supply chain...

Byrnes added the company’s own-brand products already use CSPO. Prior to Ahold and Delhaize’s 2016 merger, Delhaize Group had committed to responsibly sourced palm oil, while Dutch grocer Albert Heijn, then a division of Ahold, promised in 2012 that its store brands would contain only the sustainably sourced palm oil, among other ingredients..." [also refers to Barry Callebaut, Blommer Chocolate Co., Dunkin’ Brands, Fuji Oils, Grupo Bimbo, Kellogg Co., Kraft Heinz, PepsiCo, Kroger]

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Related companies: Ahold Delhaize Albert Heijn (part of Ahold Delhaize) Albertsons Barry Callebaut Blommer Chocolate Dunkin' Donuts (part of Dunkin' Brands) Fuji Oil Grupo Bimbo Kellogg Kraft Heinz Kroger PepsiCo Target