The Processors to Watch cover story profiles 4-5 cold food or beverage processors that exemplify food safety, environmental initiatives, plant expansions, new product development, packaging optimization and more.
July 17, 2019
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods is now accepting nominations for our Processors to Watch in 2020 cover story.
This study showed that any impacts from offshore fish farming are minimal compared to all other forms of animal protein production for human consumption.
July 17, 2019
A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, found minimal environmental impacts to the surrounding waters from a major commercial fish-farming operation off the coast of Panama.
The IIR estimates that the total number of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems in operation worldwide is roughly 5 billion, with global annual sales of such equipment amounting to roughly $500 billion.
July 16, 2019
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), France, released a study that outlines the role refrigeration plays on the global economy.
This wastewater treatment plant removes possible pathogens, oils, grease and detergents coming from the abbatoir from the waste stream.
July 9, 2019
Carnes de Coclé, S.A., a Panama-based meat exporter, is setting top environmental standards for the meat processing industry with a new Global Water & Energy (GWE) wastewater treatment plant engineered to achieve 98% organic matter removal from the post-production wastewater.
The bond's proceeds will be used to finance Ahold Delhaize's new or existing environmentally friendly projects and community initiatives.
June 28, 2019
Ahold Delhaize, The Netherlands, issued its first sustainability bond, amounting to €600 million with a 6-year term, further highlighting the company's commitment to accelerate the transition to sustainable food systems.
The WasteWatch powered by Leanpath program is said to prevent on average 50% of food wasted.
June 24, 2019
Sodexo, Gaithersburg, Md., announced the deployment of its data-driven food waste prevention program, WasteWatch powered by Leanpath, at 3,000 sites worldwide within a year to halve food waste and food losses from its operations by 2025.
The United States is the second largest region based on its value of sustainable investing assets.
June 20, 2019
The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA), Washington, D.C., released its biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2018 report, showing that global sustainable investment assets reached $30.7 trillion at the start of 2018, a 34% increase from 2016.
This year’s report points to continued efforts in public health, the environment and the business of food.
June 20, 2019
Chefs, food companies and foodservice operators are continuing to nudge consumer food choices in a more healthful, sustainable direction, according to the “7th Menus of Change Annual Report,” released by the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y., and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—Department of Nutrition, Boston, Mass.