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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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Wegmans Adds Position to Tackle Sustainable Seafood Issues

Wegmans Food Markets has created a new position – Vice President of Seafood Sustainability. Carl Salamone, formerly VP of Seafood Merchandising with 47 years … Continue reading

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American Cleaning Institute Releases 2013 Sustainability Report

The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) just-released 2013 Sustainability Report shows overall decreases by member companies in four environmental metric data points: energy use, greenhouse … Continue reading

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H-E-B Opens New Store with Hussmann Designed Propane Refrigeration System

H.E. Butt Grocery Company (H-E-B) has opened a new 83,000-square-foot store as part of the redevelopment of the old Austin, Texas airport site. This … Continue reading

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Ready Pac and Clear Lam Honored with Sustainability Award

In recognition of Ready Pac’s progressive efforts to actively reduce their carbon footprint with sustainable initiatives throughout their business, Walmart presented Ready Pac Foods … Continue reading

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D’Artagnan Discusses Satisfiying Consumers Refined Palates

Ariane Daguin, founder of D’Artagnan tells Grocery Headquarters how retailers can continue to meet the refining palates of consumers. The sustainability movement continues to show staying … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Standardizing store cleanliness through sustainability

Retailers can realize numerous benefits when cleaning remains consistent and sustainable.  For grocery stores with multiple locations, maintaining a brand standard is essential for … Continue reading

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Delhaize Moving Forward with Sustainabilty Goals

The Delhaize Group’s 2012 Sustainability Progress Report details the company’s progress in embedding sustainability into its business and highlights results achieved in 2012, particularly … Continue reading

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DuPont Packaging Awards Tetra Pak For Continued Innovation

For Tetra Pak, one of the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, innovation has been one of the mainstays of the company’s survival … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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