McCain works towards sustainable food chain in South Africa

With the world population increasing, it is crucial that food producers find ways to support this growth while minimising their environmental impact and adapting to disruptions in the food supply chain brought on by climate change. quoted Colleen Francis, category and marketing director at McCain Foods South Africa, as saying that along with the above, and in South Africa specifically, the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted shortcomings in the country’s food supply chain and shone a spotlight on food security and the plight of vulnerable communities.

As such, it is now more important than ever for food producers and supply chains to accelerate efforts to build a sustainable future - one in which they produce less waste, address food security, and adapt to changing consumer behaviours and disruptions in the food supply chain.

With this in mind, McCain recently released its 2019 Sustainability Report, in which it outlines its sustainability commitments in alignment with the United Nation’s key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which the company believes it can make a positive contribution to by 2030.

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