Sustainability: Page 2

  • Do Good Food, eggs
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    Post’s Michael Foods to offer verified carbon reduced eggs in 2023

    The company is partnering with supplier Do Good Foods, and will quantify the impact each foodservice buyer’s purchase had on climate change. 

    By Dec. 2, 2022
  • Sixty Kroger stores tested sales of plant-based meat in the meat section in early 2020, in connection with the Plant Based Foods Association.
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    Courtesy of Plant Based Foods Association

    Plant-based consumers spend less on meat and dairy, study finds

    Using Kroger shopper data, insights firm 84.51° and the Plant Based Foods Institute found many people who bought alternative products in 2020 kept buying them in 2021.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
  • A variety of plant-based meat analogs in the form of sausages, breaded patties, ground meat, burgers, meatballs and hot dogs in tiled green trays. Explore the Trendline
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    Maturation of the Plant-Based Meat Category

    While plant-based meat’s sales growth is slowing, investment and innovation in the space is continuing. There’s a lot coming into the space, from companies with new ideas to studies showing positive effects on sustainability.

    By Food Dive staff
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    Retrieved from Cove on November 28, 2022

    Cove debuts biodegradable water bottles

    The Los Angeles-based startup will launch the containers, which it says are the first of their kind, on Thursday in Southern California.

    By Sam Silverstein • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Most food companies have weak or no water management programs, report says

    After reviewing 114 businesses, Morningstar urged stakeholders involved with these firms to push for a more comprehensive approach to water use amid ongoing shortages.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
  • U.S. President Joe Biden stands on stage and speaks into a microphone at COP27 with the blue and white event logo and location on the screen behind him.
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    For food industry to reach climate goals, COP27 highlights areas of improvement

    As companies work to improve sustainability goals, activist groups and world leaders call for more reductions in emissions and waste.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Nestlé’s Nespresso to debut paper-based compostable capsules

    The new pods will be piloted in France and Switzerland in spring 2023, and will complement the brand’s existing aluminum option.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
  • A small white dish of plain yogurt made from cell-cultured dairy sits in front of a larger glass bowl of the yogurt. A spoon lies in front and a cutting board of fruit is in the background.
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    Courtesy of Wilk

    Wilk makes yogurt using milk from cultivated cells

    The Israeli company is the first to create a finished dairy product that has been produced by cells grown outside of an animal. 

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    HowGood launches platform for food companies to track scope 3 emissions

    The tool records indirect greenhouse gas emissions — which make up roughly 87% of a manufacturer’s total carbon footprint — for over 33,000 ingredients.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
  • A dish of Quorn's Meatless ChiQin Wings.
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    Fermentation leaders form Fungi Protein Association

    Companies including Quorn, MycoTechnology, Meati and The Better Meat Co. are coming together to advocate for alternatives that are not made from plants.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Sponsored by Flavor Producers

    How to create value

    With sustained increase in the costing of utilities, purchasing habits by “trading down” in food and beverage options is not only real, it’s upon us.

    By Simon O’Brien Senior Creative Manager at Flavor Producers • Nov. 7, 2022
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    Courtesy of Straus Family Creamery

    Organic dairy farmers petition USDA for drought relief funds

    The weather in the western U.S. is exacerbating dire conditions for many operations already facing supply chain challenges and higher feed costs, prompting some producers to go out of business.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    Meat industry report touts sustainability commitments ahead of COP27

    As world leaders plan to discuss climate change at the United Nations conference, the North American Meat Institute said 81% of its meat processor members have plans to lower emissions.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
  • A person stands next to a white kitchen counter holding a box of Jack & Annie's nuggets. There is a baking tray full of nuggets and a plate with nuggets and white dip on the counter in front.
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    Courtesy of Jack & Annie's

    How Jack & Annie’s uses jackfruit to shake up plant-based meat

    Founder and CEO Annie Ryu said the massive fruit native to South India has a meat-like texture and easily adapts to products including chicken-like nuggets and meatballs.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Sponsored by Ecolab

    Time to shift CIP digital tools from reporting to action

    How the right diagnostic and reporting platforms allow you to balance food safety needs while achieving your sustainability goals. 

    By Joe Curran, Customer Success Manager – Innovation Programs & Stephanie Erickson, Digital Product Manager – Global F&B Marketing • Oct. 31, 2022
  • Fermentation equipment in an open building, with concrete block walls and floors on one side, and an open view of grass and trees behind. Two people in hard hats stand nearby.
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    BioVeritas gets $65M for fermented upcycled ingredients

    The company, which turns broken pasta and other food waste into ingredients commonly sourced from petrochemicals, plans to open a commercial-scale plant in 2025.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
  • A view of Arzeda's lab, with stairs on the left and several lab tables with equipment on the right.
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    AAK partners with Arzeda to transform oils with enzymes

    The protein designer, which has worked with BP and Unilever, has long wanted to use its processes to help make the food industry more sustainable and efficient, said CEO Alexandre Zanghellini.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
  • Diageo's regenerative agriculture program for Guinness production.
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    Future focused: How Diageo prioritizes sustainability

    The company’s Society 2030 program tailors sustainability goals by brand, avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach.

    By Sara Karlovitch • Oct. 27, 2022
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    Courtesy of Cargill

    Mondelēz commits $600M more to cocoa sustainability

    Dirk Van de Put, the snack giant’s CEO, said additional collaboration is needed to have a greater impact on the popular crop and its growers.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    How PepsiCo is working to convince its farmers to embrace regenerative agriculture

    The food and beverage giant hopes practices such as using cover crops can help it meet its goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2040, said Rob Meyers, vice president of global sustainability.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
  • A small cast iron skillet with Beyond Steak bites inside sits on a gas-powered hot plate with the product package and a dish of tortilla chips with dips is in the background.
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    Courtesy of Beyond Meat

    Beyond Meat’s plant-based steak launches at more than 5,000 stores

    The product, the first of its kind widely available in U.S. grocery stores, could help turn the company’s fortunes, which have been mired recently by job cuts and slowing sales.

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    Courtesy of King Arthur

    Why King Arthur sees regenerative agriculture as a collective CPG effort

    The flour brand, which aims to have 100% of its products milled from regeneratively grown wheat by 2030, said it is part of a network of companies aiming to improve the sustainability of the ingredient.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Sponsored by Almond Board of California

    3 ways almonds contribute to a circular economy

    Discover how farmers can optimize three almond byproducts to reduce the environmental footprint while adding value.

    Oct. 17, 2022
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    Ingredion partners with HowGood to measure ingredient sustainability

    A scorecard for each item measuring aspects including emissions, water usage and labor risk will be available by the end of 2022, allowing the company and its customers to better gauge environmental and social impact.

    By Oct. 13, 2022
  • Several pallets of greens are on conveyor belts and stacked in a metal structure inside Soli Organic's indoor Biofarm in Elkwood, Virginia
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    Courtesy of Soli Organic

    Soli Organic raises $125M to further expansion plans

    The indoor agriculture company will use these funds — as well as the $170 million in financing it’s received in the last year — to build new farms to grow herbs and other organic crops in soil.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Courtesy of Sweet Earth

    Nestlé sees green in plant-based business despite category slowdown

    While the segment got overheated during the pandemic, a top executive said it remains a “strong consumer trend” and one the global food giant will continue to invest in.

    By Oct. 11, 2022