Sustainability: Page 2


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    More than half of consumers consider sustainability in food purchases - TetraPak

    Although many respondents said they are struggling financially, only 17% indicated a desire to give up purchasing higher-priced food and beverages that are environmentally friendly, organic or healthy.

    By Oct. 30, 2023
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    Sponsored by Fibre Box Association

    Corrugated box industry cuts a box’s greenhouse gas emissions in half

    Corrugated boxes’ environmental impact substantially reduced, greenhouse gas emissions cut in half.

    Oct. 30, 2023
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Food Dive

    So far, it’s been a challenging year for many CPG companies with lingering supply chain issues, inflation worries and a slowdown in investments by venture capital firms.

    By Food Dive staff
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    Bold colors, bespoke flavors drive ADM’s 2024 ingredient trends

    With consumers prioritizing affordability, taste and wellness, formulators have the opportunity to use eye-catching aesthetics and unique tastes to capture attention, the report found.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    Retrieved from Wesson on October 24, 2023
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    Wesson enters crowded plant-based butter aisle

    The 124-year-old brand, known for its vegetable oil, is tapping into its widespread recognition and the consumer desire for alternative dairy products to launch the new offering.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
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    Q&A

    Robotics can help food and beverage companies reach full potential, former Bai COO says

    Barak Bar-Cohen, who launched a CPG manufacturing company this year specializing in “variety packs” for snacks and drinks, said his experience at the better-for-you beverage brand fueled his desire to revamp supply chains.

    By Oct. 24, 2023
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    Retrieved from Whole Foods Market.
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    Whole Foods outlines 2024 food trends

    The grocer predicts plant-based products with more vegetables and brands that promote water conservation will be popular next year.

    By Peyton Bigora • Oct. 23, 2023
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    Israeli startup debuts line of whole-cell cultivated berries

    Novella co-founder said the company is taking the same concept of lab-grown meat, and applying it to whole plant cells.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
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    General Mills and Walmart team up to accelerate regenerative agriculture

    The companies look to advance sustainable farming practices on 600,000 acres of land – the amount the CPG giant relies on to source key ingredients for products sold at the retailer's stores. 

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Oct. 18, 2023
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    Retrieved from Protix on October 18, 2023
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    Tyson Foods partners with insect protein startup to develop ingredient facility

    The meat giant will work with Protix to construct a facility dedicated to insect protein items in the U.S., for use in pet food, aquaculture and livestock production.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
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    Sponsored by National Honey Board

    National Honey Board- good for the planet

    Did you know honey bees are responsible for more than one-third of the foods we eat?

    Oct. 16, 2023
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    The slow road to retail: How consumers are dictating cultivated meat’s strategy

    Consumer acceptance is a major challenge facing the space, and a big reason why Upside Foods and Eat Just are only available at exclusive restaurants.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
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    Alternative protein poised to solve seafood supply and demand imbalance

    Although plant-based seafood has a competitive edge over beef in terms of price, consumer acceptance is still a steep hurdle.

    By Oct. 9, 2023
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    Top food and beverage industry events in 2024

    The new year will bring a busy conference and convention season. Food Dive is highlighting 11 to watch.

    By Oct. 6, 2023
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    Nestlé, Danone and other major food companies commit to framework for regenerative agriculture

    A group of more than 170 businesses are coalescing around a definition of the term to spur action on the farm level.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Oct. 2, 2023
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    Big food’s regenerative agriculture pledges mostly just talk

    Most businesses lack quantitative targets to reach their goals and only a few of them offer financial commitments to support farmers, according to a FAIRR investor network report.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Sept. 22, 2023
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    Retrieved from Strong Roots on September 20, 2023
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    8 questions with Strong Roots founder and CEO Sam Dennigan

    From an Irish farm to the frozen aisle section, Sam Dennigan credits his love of art and food for the success of his plant-based frozen brand.

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    How Chamberlain Coffee aims for broad appeal while catering to Gen Z

    The viral brand, launched online in 2020 by YouTube star Emma Chamberlain, has expanded into retail while touting attributes popular across generations, such as accessibility and sustainability.

    By Sept. 18, 2023
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    At-home consumption, ready-to-drink momentum driving canned beverage trends

    “The industry really is different than what it was just a few years ago. We’re seeing a difference in how consumers are behaving,” said one leader at Crown Holdings.

    By Maria Rachal • Sept. 14, 2023
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    Upside Foods announces first large-scale production plant: Rubicon

    The cultivated meat maker selected the Chicago metro area as home for its next phase of growth.

    By Sept. 14, 2023
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    Danone joins corporate alliance to turn food waste into renewable energy

    The dairy giant and other industry leaders are partnering with Vanguard Renewables to mitigate climate impacts by using anaerobic digesters on dairy farms.

    By Nathan Owens • Sept. 11, 2023
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    Soy protein innovation drives new opportunity in plant-based foods

    Consumers are increasingly embracing foods made with plant proteins, driven by health and sustainability motivations.

    Sept. 11, 2023
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    Soy protein: A nutrition powerhouse

    Soy is equally healthy for your business as it is for human health. Here’s a look at five health benefits associated with soy protein consumption.

    Sept. 11, 2023
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    Sponsored by U.S. Soy

    Focus on sustainable farming drives soy innovation on and off the farm

    With its sustainability benefits, optimal taste and texture and nutrient-dense profile, soy is the plant protein your customers have been looking for.

    Sept. 11, 2023
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    Retrieved from Institute of Food Technologists on June 21, 2023
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    Cargill exec named IFT board president

    Sean Leighton will assume the position as the organization deals with safety issues around items such as cultivated meat and alternative proteins.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
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    Q&A

    Nestlé’s Nespresso thriving as innovation stokes demand

    Alfonso Gonzalez Loeschen, the brand’s CEO in North America, discusses the benefits of its DTC model, the effects of inflation and how the platform is responding to young coffee drinkers.

    By Sept. 5, 2023