Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The problem of food waste has become front and center for consumers and companies alike. Just last week, a study in PLOS ONE revealed that U.S. consumers waste an astonishing 1 pound of food per person per day. In...
92% of consumers don’t notice sustainability logos on product packaging, according to a new study by QuadPackaging and Package InSight. At the same time, 40% say sustainability influences their buying decisions. The researchers used mobile eye-tracking technology to determine where...
Nearly all consumers (92%) think food and beverage brands should actively promote recycling, according to recent survey by the Carton Council of North America. Not only that, but more than half (56%) said that their loyalty to a brand...
Food waste is a colossal problem — in the United States and worldwide. A quick Google search reveals some shocking statistics: Roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.4...
An increasing number of food incubators and accelerators have been popping up across the country, all with one common goal: to innovate on every level of the food supply chain. The masterminds behind the scenes are small startup companies...
LONDON -- Behind France is Japan and Germany, also with good performances in food loss and waste; sustainable agriculture; and nutritional challenges. High-income UAE ranks last, while low-income Ethiopia ranks a respectable 12th. The US languishes in 21st place, due to a poor performance in sustainable agriculture...
Interest in plant-based diets has been growing steadily. According to the Plant Based Foods Industry, this sector now represents a more than $5 billion market in the United States alone. And a market research report earlier this year found...
Mars announced yesterday that it will invest approximately $1 billion in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan. That plan includes efforts to fight climate change as well as tackle social challenges. The company has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
General Mills announced today that it has signed a 15-year agreement with Renewable Energy Systems to help fund the construction of a wind energy project in Texas. The project will help the food company meet its goal of reducing greenhouse...
This week, President Trump announced his decision for the U.S. to exit the Paris Climate Agreement. In response, some food company executives spoke out against the decision and reiterated their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across the value...