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.
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.
China, the United States and Britain failed to make the Top 20 of 67 nations, which were graded on food waste, sustainable agriculture and health and nutrition.
February 1, 2019
France's aggressive measures to tackle food waste, promote healthy lifestyles and adopt eco-farming techniques helped it rank the world’s most food sustainable country for the second year in a row, according to an index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit, UK, and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation, Italy.
The LivingCube system boasts 12 mechanized growing, germination and irrigation machines, each built inside proprietary insulated 40-foot stainless-steel growing chambers.
January 30, 2019
DelFrescoPure, Canada, partnered with and CubicFarms, Canada, to develop LivingCube, a system of automated vertical farming growing machines that continuously produce living lettuce, living basil and micro-greens year-round.
Now, rather than irrigate the excess water, the new reclaimed water system treats the excess water via reverse osmosis and chlorination before combining it with the site’s main water supply for general use.
June 20, 2018
Fonterra, New Zealand, developed an innovative way to reuse water from condensation that’s produced during the milk powder manufacturing process at its Pahiatua plant.