Saturday, December 15, 2018
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...
Climate change is a double-edged sword for the food industry: agriculture both contributes to and is affected by climate change. And the numbers show it. In 2015, 9% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions came from agriculture alone. These...
The 2016 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report graded food companies of different sizes, geographies, and sectors on their initiatives to make the supply chain more friendly to animals. While progress is still in its infancy, the report...
The UK’s Waste and Resources Action Programme saved about  £100 million (approx $360 million USD) and thousands of tons of waste over three years, according to its new report.   In May of 2013, the Courtauld Commitment 3 (CC3) initiated...
The next time you're itching for a pork breakfast sausage, why not reach for a fava bean patty instead? According to a study by researchers from Denmark, you'll be just as full. Plus, you'll eat less later. The researchers investigated...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today issued updated information on food product labeling, including new guidance aimed at reducing food waste through encouraging food manufacturers and retailers...
Dwindling access to quality water, the effects of climate change on agriculture, overflowing landfills, and new regulations that emphasize prevention and safety are just a few reasons to take a closer look at the sustainability of your food processing...

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