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Dairy Supply Chain Launches Guide for Sustainability Reporting

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced two new resources to advance the industry’s ability to track, improve and communicate sustainability performance and progress … Continue reading

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Kroger Unveils A Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste

The Kroger Co. unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help … Continue reading

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Placon’s Tamper-Evident Containers Has Consumer Food Packaging Safety Top of Mind

Placon’s new Crystal Seal Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are designed to incorporate safety and sustainability in one package. One-hundred percent recyclable with a … Continue reading

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Eco Lips Receives ‘B Corporation’ Certification

Eco Lips, “America’s premier organic lip balm company”, is now a certified ‘B Corporation.’ This certification recognizes businesses internationally for their ability to meet … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Commitments to Sustainable Business Practices

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. is committed to minimizing its environmental impact with a renewed … Continue reading

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Natural Products Association Opens NPA Award Nominations for 2014

Deadline for Leading Industry Honors Set for July 1, 2013 The Natural Products Association (NPA) is now accepting nominations for the 21st Annual NPA … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery Co. Joins EPA’s GreenChill Partnership

Brookshire Grocery Co. recently became one of a select number of grocery retailers nationwide to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership. By … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup Company Named Top Sustainable Corporation

Campbell Soup Company has been named to the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World in a ranking by Corporate Knights, a media … Continue reading

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Stefco Industries is Now Sofidel America

The Sofidel Group, the second largest European company in the tissue sector (tissue for domestic and hygiene use) has bought the US Company Cellynne … Continue reading

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A darker shade of green

Equipment manufacturers and retailers are kicking their sustainability efforts up a notch by focusing on new technologies and comprehensive energy-saving strategies. While saving the … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

ShopRite of Selden, NY Achieves EPA GreenChill Silver Certification

ShopRite announced that its Selden, NY store has been awarded the GreenChill Silver Certification. This prestigious award, distributed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), … Continue reading

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Ahold USA recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Leading Green Power Purchases

Ahold USA announced that is has again been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) list of the largest green power purchases. As … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… George W. Prest

The CEO of Material Handling Industry of America previews the upcoming ProMat 2013 show, taking place Jan. 21 to 24 in Chicago. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Wegmans Collaborates to Help Improve Fisheries

Less than one year ago, Wegmans Food Markets announced it had united with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) to help understand Wegmans’ impact on … Continue reading

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ShopRite Opens its New Supermarket in Slingerlands, NY

ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., which operates 31 ShopRite stores in New York and New Jersey, recently held the grand opening of its new 65,000 sq. … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Receives National Awards for Sustainability Achievements

SUPERVALU recently received multiple national honors for its cutting-edge sustainability efforts. First, the company is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2012 “Carbon … Continue reading

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Nature Fresh Farms Joins Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Nature Fresh Farms is joining Certified Greenhouse Farmers. As the newest member of the trade association — which advocates for a national definition for … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Sustainability Program Yields Environmental and Economic Benefits

Sustainability initiatives are much talked about in the fresh food industry. For Ready Pac Foods, sustainability goes beyond environmentally-responsible practices to encompass social responsibility … Continue reading

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Everything covered

The right packaging has to be more than recyclable materials. It must meet the growing demands of consumers and retailers. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Brown’s Super Stores Implements Comprehensive Sustainability Effort

Brown’s Super Stores, a family-owned business that operates 10 ShopRite stores in the Philadelphia area, is involved in numerous sustainable efforts focused on reducing … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Do these trends have legs?

Retailers need to sift through a lot of fly-by-night offerings to find ones that will bring in business. There are just some food trends … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Marks Earth Day With New Environmental Initiatives

Hy-Vee celebrated Earth Day with the launch of two initiatives that underscore its commitment to sustainability as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Hy-Vee … Continue reading

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Safeway and the Go Green Initiative Partner for Earth Day Contest

Safeway Inc. announces their partnership today with the Go Green Initiative to launch the first annual Go Green Glogster Earth Day contest. Students will … Continue reading

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RILA Unveils Retail Sustainability Report

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has released the first ever industry-wide Retail Sustainability Report. The 2012 report highlights sustainability leadership in the retail … Continue reading

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Talking Shop With… George W. Prest

The CEO of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) outlines some of the educational and networking opportunities at MODEX 2012. Grocery Headquarters: What … Continue reading

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