Driscoll Foods, one of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the tri-state area for nearly fifty years, has completed construction of a 3.5-megawatt DC rooftop solar photovoltaic system at its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
ORBIS Corporation, an international leader in sustainable reusable packaging, is offering a new recyclable plastic material for use in a variety of its reusable packaging solutions. ORBIS’ Ocean in Mind program incorporates packaging made with recycled plastic material recovered near major waterways, helping to clean up coastline waste and stimulate local economies. Once collected, the plastic is sorted, reprocessed and used to make reusable packaging for the supply chain. ORBIS collaborates with customers to integrate this material into products to fit their specific supply chain needs and sustainability goals.
Employee conservation initiatives generate nearly $30 million in company savings.
June 29, 2020
Conagra Brands announced the winners of its annual Sustainable Development Awards, celebrating the company's commitment to sustainability. Conagra's awards program encourages employees from across its organization to develop, implement and submit for consideration sustainability-focused initiatives which conserve water, reduce waste and save energy.
Taylor Farms started investing in renewable, alternative energy back in 2012. The brand is currently seeing a positive payoff for its year-over-year efforts in both cost savings and recognition as a green energy leader in the industry.
The research found that sustainability-marketed products delivered 50.1% of market growth from 2013-2018 while representing 16.6% of the CPG market in dollar sales in 2018.
November 7, 2019
NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business (CSB), New York, and IRI, Chicago, launched a new Sustainable Market Share Index, an in-depth analysis of consumer purchases of products marketed for their sustainable attributes.
This commitment will support Caltech's investigators, as they pursue research in solar science, climate science, energy, biofuels, decomposable plastics, water and environmental resources and ecology and biosphere engineering.
October 1, 2019
Stewart and Lynda Resnick, owners of The Wonderful Co., Los Angeles, and the Wonderful Halos brand, pledged $750 million to The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, Calif., to support cutting-edge research in environmental sustainability.
Almost 2 million employees participated in health and wellness initiatives in 2018 vs. 1.6 million in 2017 and 1.3 million in 2016.
March 6, 2019
Some 2 million employees are now involved in company-led health and well-being programs, according to the “2019 Health & Wellness Progress Report,” released by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Silver Spring, Md.
This program enables and encourages farmers and ranchers to adopt and sustain conservation management practices to improve soil health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve related water quality and reduce water use.
February 26, 2019
Ten private-sector companies and non-profit organizations announced their intent to form the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) to promote land stewardship to build healthy soils, soil carbon sequestration and water conservation on the globe’s working lands.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.