Global warming now requires the acceleration of actions and investments to limit carbon emissions. Current laws under consideration call for government-sanctioned projects, which are underway to support the decarbonization of the industry, precipitating the arrival of environmental labelling. In response to these new needs, Nexira now has the ability to supply our customers with inavea™, the first line of carbon neutral ingredients.
Optimized sodium, sugar levels and increased label transparency advance Smithfield's mission to produce good food in a sustainable way
January 29, 2021
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced companywide health and wellness goals as part of its wide-ranging commitment to sustainability and continuous product improvement. By 2025, the company will reduce sodium and sugar by 10% and embrace clean labeling across its portfolio. The new goals are part of Smithfield's new standalone Health and Wellness pillar and expanded sustainability program.
Joint venture to focus on expanding new plant-based protein offerings
January 26, 2021
Among the key pillars of the effort are using positive ingredients; expanding the company's portfolio of products that have been grown and made sustainably, through tools and techniques like regenerative agriculture and net water- and carbon-neutral production plants; and making it easier for consumers focused on health and wellness to consume products on the go through innovations such as LAY'S oven baked chips and Sabra Snack Cups.
Blue Pacific Flavors introduces Kilimanjaro Vanilla
January 25, 2021
Blue Pacific Flavors’ consistent commitment to responsible sourcing and sustainability has led a path to a partnership with Natural Extracts Industries (NEI) to put programs in place to help improve quality of life for farmers, and drive sustainable agricultural practices.
Diana Food, part of Symrise Nutrition, was nominated as a finalist for the Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 in the category of “Waste and Resource Management Project of the Year.” Specifically, Diana Food is being recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy and recent initiatives that focus on the valorization (enhancement) of the company’s side streams.
With growing demand for environmental improvement, food companies seek to improve supply chain sustainability from the farmer to the consumer
January 19, 2021
From January 19 through March 19, the United Soybean Board (USB) is teaming up with partners from Soylent and DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) that will be participating in a pilot program to market their products and ingredients as being made with Sustainably Grown US Soy.
This January brings the launch of EverGrain, a sustainable ingredient company that is revolutionizing the use of barley to deliver highly nutritious, great tasting protein and fiber barley-based ingredients to the world. With a tenacious commitment to sustainability through circularity, the new company uses proprietary processes to realize the full potential of barley, and to deliver products that are better for people and better for the planet.
The new product line uses Verified Rescued Produce™ to create lower sugar yogurt products with the goal of reducing food waste at the farm level
December 22, 2020
Danone North America's Two Good® Yogurt is tackling food waste with the introduction of its Good Save™ product line, wrapping a year of commitment to positive impact for people and the planet for the brand. In partnership with Full Harvest®, Two Good 'Good Save' uses Verified Rescued Produce™ to create lower sugar yogurt products with the goal of reducing food waste at the farm level.
Company furthers its commitment to farming practices that help mitigate climate change
December 22, 2020
Danone North America, the purpose-driven food & beverage leader with a diverse portfolio of dairy and plant-based brands, continues to expand its regenerative farming program, currently the most comprehensive regenerative agriculture dairy program in the US The company unveiled today its year three results from its multi-year, multi-million-dollar soil health research program.
Olam shares first sustainability report for chia and quinoa supply chains
December 18, 2020
Olam Superfoods, a leading supplier of processed quinoa and chia and part of Olam Food Ingredients, has produced its first sustainability report, outlining progress on positive impact created for farmers and communities in Peru.