Tag Archives: sustainability

Cargill Enters Agreement to Develop Beef Sustainability Assessment

Cargill Cattle Feeders, the cattle supply arm of the company’s U.S. beef business, has entered into an agreement with Wichita-based consultancy Kennedy and Coe, … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Pledges to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 20% by 2020

In conjunction with America Recycles Day on November 15, Weis Markets and its 18000 associates are pledging to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions … Continue reading

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Houweling’s Tomatoes Wins 2014 Cool Planet Award

Houweling’s Tomatoes received a 2014 Cool Planet Award (Agriculture Sector) in recognition of the company’s efforts in sustainability, relating to energy conservation and efficiency. The … Continue reading

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AgroAmerica Launches One Banana Brand in the N.A. Market

AgroAmerica is introducing it latest venture to the North American and European markets: ONE. The Better Banana Company. One Banana will be available for … Continue reading

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Sussing out sustainability

Sustainability initiatives take center stage as the grocery industry prepares the food supply for the long haul. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Growing Grocery Shopper Concern Over Food Waste

Global demand for food has never been higher, as populations skyrocket and developing areas of the world strive to feed their citizens. But in … Continue reading

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Millennial Consumers Lead Growth in Green Purchasing

While green products and services continue to be top-of-mind for Americans, Millennials are emerging as some of the most committed purchasers of sustainable products … Continue reading

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Safeway Shares its Annual Sustainability Report

Safeway released its sixth annual sustainability report, informed by the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Guidelines. The online report, titled “Heart of Safeway,” highlights progress … Continue reading

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Sustainable Food Trade Association Members are “Greening” the Supply Chain

According to the Sustainable Food Trade Association’s (SFTA) second annual Member Sustainability Progress Report, the organic food industry is taking strides to reduce its footprint in … Continue reading

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Food Lion Honored with 13th Consecutive EPA Energy Star Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Food Lion with its 13th consecutive ENERGY STAR award for its continued leadership in protecting the … Continue reading

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derma e Celebrates 30 Years of Effective Natural Skincare

derma e, creator of  antioxidant skincare products, announced that June 2014 marks the company’s 30th anniversary.  Staying true to its commitment to offer “skin-friendly, earth-friendly, … Continue reading

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Cascadian Farm Introduces Bars Made with Organic Pea Protein

Cascadian Farm has introduced a new line of bars made with organic pea protein, a protein source derived solely from plants. The new chewy … Continue reading

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Europe’s Spar Stores Commit to LED Retrofit Program

In the first phase of a landmark project for LED lighting, over 130 Spar stores in Northern Ireland and Scotland are converting their fluorescent … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… George W. Prest

George W. Prest, CEO of MHI, says attending MODEX 2014 can help grocers create efficiencies in their distribution and supply chain operations. Tell us … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Brookshire Grocery Co.’s Adds LED Lighting

Regional grocery chain Brookshire Grocery Co. has made huge sustainability improvements in its Tyler, Texas-based distribution warehouses with the recent introduction of LED lights … Continue reading

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Eggo Waffles Iron Out Cleaner, Greener Energy Source

Kellogg Company’s Eggo bakery in San Jose, Calif., recently installed fuel cell technology that generates enough clean, reliable energy to produce approximately half of … Continue reading

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Food Services of America Certified for Sourcing Well-Managed and Sustainable Seafood

Food Services of America, a broadline foodservice distributor in the United States, has just added Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified seafood to ten regional … Continue reading

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Bumble Bee Foods Announces Sustainability Initiative

The North America seafood company Bumble Bee Foods announced a joint commitment to seafood sustainability in partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) at the Clinton … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Dr. Ronald Cotterman

Dr. Ronald Cotterman, vice president, sustainability for Sealed Air Corp., says new technologies and trends can further sustainability benefits to the supply chain. What … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Columns

Scaling the summit

Produce insiders are packing their Mardi Gras masks and heading to The Big Easy for the industry’s “big show”—the annual PMA Fresh Summit. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Cascadian Farm Goes Green with Cereal Box Liner Made from Renewable Sources

Cascadian Farm, makers of more than 75 organic products, announced it has introduced its first-ever cereal box liner made from renewable plant sources. Cascadian … Continue reading

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Fishing for dollars

Seafood sales are on the rise as consumers continually look for tasty and cost effective ways to eat healthy. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Blommer Chocolate Company Commits to Certified Palm Oil

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Blommer Chocolate Company has announced that following certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), … Continue reading

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Perdue Farms Awarded LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

Perdue Farms announced that it has received Platinum certification – the highest possible ranking – for the renovation of its corporate office building from … Continue reading

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