September 29th, 2011 :: By Thinking Ahead Editor in Sustainability, Uncategorized

Kraft Foods recently announced the addition of transportation and agriculture commodities to its sustainability goals for the 2010-2015 timeframe.1 Kraft plans to increase sustainable sourcing of agriculture commodities 25 percent by the year 2015, a commitment that reflects a current… Read More

August 31st, 2011 :: By Thinking Ahead Editor in Agriculture, Health, Soy Foods

The University of Illinois recently published studies that reveal soy waste should not be wasted. Normally, the soy peptide, lunasin, is discarded in the waste streams of soy processing plants. However, research shows lunasin has cancer-fighting chemicals and anti-inflammatory benefits…. Read More

August 25th, 2011 :: By Thinking Ahead Editor in Health, Soy Foods

Cooking oil that is nutritious, produced naturally, contains zero trans-fat and tastes better than traditional cooking oils is on the horizon for food companies. Dr. Kristin Bilyeu, research molecular biologist with the USDA Research service, and Dr. Grover Shannon, professor… Read More