Tag Archives: sustainability

Holy Mackerel—Wild Planet Releases Wild Mackerel Fillets

Wild Planet Foods introduces new Wild Mackerel Fillets. Canned using only mackerel, organic extra virgin olive oil, water and sea salt, these Wild Mackerel … Continue reading

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National Pork Board Announces Finalists for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award

The National Pork Board has announced the four finalists who are vying for the title of its new America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award … Continue reading

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The Road to Sustainable Sustenance

The fresh foods industry is finding truth in the old phrase ‘It’s not the destination, but the journey,’ when it comes to implementing sustainability initiatives.  Sustainability … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute helps retailers understand the products that come from Alaska, providing them the education and training needed to better market … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 06 Article Archives, Spotlight, Upfront

Mondelez International Reports Progress on Global Well-being Goals

Mondelez International has published its Call For Well-being 2014 Progress Report. The report details how the snacking company exceeded many key environmental goals and … Continue reading

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Global Sustainability Summit: The Next Level in Sustainability

What are you doing to strengthen your sustainability efforts—now, and for the future? Are you ready for the next wave of consumers who demand … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Strives to Eliminate Human Antibiotics From Broiler Chicken Flocks by 2017

Tyson Foods said it is striving to eliminate the use of human antibiotics from its U.S. broiler chicken flocks by the end of September … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Expands Global Environmental Sustainability Programs

Del Monte Fresh Produce announces that the Del Monte banana operations in Costa Rica (33 farms and 41 packing houses, totaling 10.653 hectares/26,324 acres) … Continue reading

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The five “must haves” in the seafood department

By Brian Diffenderfer Merchandised and managed properly, the seafood department can be a big money maker for retailers. With global consumer awareness and concern … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 04 Article Archives, Columns

The organic effect

Organic produce and brands continue to steal and win shopper dollars. In February, the USDA approved the first genetically modified apple varieties for the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Natural Products Expo West Sustainable Seminar Focuses on Achieving Harmony Among Unlikely Partners

Organic & Natural Health Association (Organic & Natural) in partnership with The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) and Aker BioMarine will host a seminar … Continue reading

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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