Tag Archives: sustainability

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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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

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Columns

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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