We are pleased to announce that Lidl has become a participant of the
The Sustainable Nut Initiative (SNI) works within various nut supply chains. Each chain has its own characteristics. Certain chains are relatively short and transparent. Whereas others are complex and have limited transparency, with the result that there is no insight into the actions of actors in the sector, profit margins and production methods. Currently we are focusing on the cashew sector. In the future we will also work on other categories.
Increased transparency and traceability are essential and are a precondition to move towards sustainable supply chains. A shared vision and the development of tools and best practices are needed to meet a necessary new approach in supply and procurement that benefits all actors in the chain, including (smallholder) farmers.
Participants of the Sustainable Nut Initiative aim to create a beyond certification and risk-based approach allowing current and future sustainability issues to be tackled on a sector level. As frontrunners of the sector we develop strategies and tools that take into account the specific production characteristics and sustainability challenges of various nuts. We aim to develop a mainstream, scalable solution.
The Sustainable Nut Initiative develops strategies and tools to work towards sustainable supply chains that take into account the specific production characteristics and sustainability challenges of the various nuts. Our work is based on three pillars:
Participants and partners of the Sustainable Nut Initiative are international frontrunners joining forces to address and mitigate sustainability issues in supply chains of nuts. Making sure there is a profitable business case for everyone involved in the supply chain. Need more information? We will gladly answer all your questions!
The African Cashew Alliance (ACA) Annual Cashew Conference was held on 9-11 September
Comprising millions of smallholder farmers, the global cashew supply chain is incredibly complex
We are happy to announce that ALDI SOUTH Group has become a participant
We are happy to announce that Alphonsa Cashew Industries has become a participant
Vietnamese cashew farmers are vulnerable to manipulation by middlemen, subcontracting of cashew processing