This grant will provide seed funding for projects such as pilot studies, feasibility testing, needs assessments and planning grants.
April 22, 2019
Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, White Plains, N.Y., launched the “One Planet. One Health Initiative,” where four teams will be challenged to design, implement and evaluate actionable community-based projects for sustainable food systems.
It’s important for food companies to stay engaged with the environmentally conscious eater.
April 18, 2019
Food waste and packaging is a concern to a growing and more vocal core of consumers who are increasingly worried about the food industry’s impact on the environment, according to new research from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI), Kansas City, Mo.
FA&M brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.
April 11, 2019
Food Engineering, the sister publication of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, presents its 2019 Food Automation and Manufacturing (FA&M) Conference and Expo, scheduled to take place April 14-17 at the Doral Resort in Miami, Fla.
Though more than 90% of respondents say they feel they know their local recycling rules, fewer than six in 10 reported researching them.
April 11, 2019
Although Americans are more environmentally concerned than ever, a patchwork system of local policies has confounded consumers and damaged recycling efforts, according to a report by Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), Washington, D.C.
The report opines that the numerous advantages of producing aquaponics vegetables over traditional farming production in terms of fertilizer use, land usage, water requirement and climatic constraints are expected to drive aquaponics market growth.
April 8, 2019
The aquaponics market is anticipated to increase at a rigorous 7.4% CAGR by produce type during the 2018-2028 period, according to analysis by Persistence Market Research, New York.
Bonduelle Fresh Americas’ food safety team assessed its growing fields, focusing on water sources, distribution systems, irrigation methods, treatment methods and other important aspects of its growers' agricultural irrigation systems.
April 4, 2019
Bonduelle Fresh Americas, an Irwindale, Calif.-based subsidiary of Bonduelle, France, initiated a plan with its growers to ensure the safety of its leafy greens supply through the 2019 California growing season, effective May 1.
Nearly 89% of consumers support businesses that take stances related to the environment.
April 3, 2019
Shoppers expect businesses to demonstrate corporate social responsibility by taking stances on pertinent social issues. Some issues, however, are more divisive than others, according to a study by Clutch, Washington, D.C.