The company won its award in the “Planetary Health” category, which recognizes novel solutions that balance the need for human health and a healthy planet
September 27, 2019
The announcement of the award winners comes shortly after the UN Climate Summit in New York and Impossible Foods’ worldwide debut in grocery stores in both New York and Southern California. Creating a more sustainable food system is core to the international architecture of progress on climate change. Impossible Foods is adding a powerful tool for climate action.
Cactus-based foods, sustainable salmon and upcycling technology were some of the key trends highlighted at the event
September 23, 2019
“All of the startups we watched at FoodBytes! Chicago showcased some of the most innovative solutions we have seen yet when it comes to building a more nutritious and sustainable food supply,” said Darren Streiler, investment director, ADM Ventures, who served as a judge on the panel.
Nearly 20 million consumers, have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging
September 18, 2019
When making food and beverage purchase decisions based on the environment, packaging is most visible to consumers. One in 10 US adults, or roughly 20 million consumers, said that they have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging.
New Whole Foods Market survey finds that millennials are willing to pay a higher price for quality
September 11, 2019
One trend that emerged from the survey is that of "better informed purchasing decisions." A majority of millennials want to know where their food comes from and how it is sourced. Transparency in food sourcing is important to more than 65% of millennials, particularly for fresh meat and seafood.
Product packaging that remains after use is a burden. It’s a burden to consumers, to communities and to the environment. My sense is that products positioned with sustainable packaging messages are going to dominate categories and eventually set a baseline for market entry.
Learn Much More at Prepared Foods’ New Products Conference!
July 31, 2019
Make plans to attend the New Products Conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Chicago’s Swissotel. Think you know enough about sustainability? Here are just three NPC sessions guaranteed to about deliver even deeper insights.
The report dives into many Ardent Mills initiatives that are making a positive environmental impact
July 29, 2019
“Our sustainability pillars focus on agriculture, operations, procurement and transportation,” said Dan Dye, CEO of Ardent Mills. “We recently aligned our efforts with the United Nations and their Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals. By championing sustainability and focusing on these global goals, we believe our investment in sustainability delivers a product that brings value to our customers and the environment.”
Together, DSM and Avril will produce a unique protein based on non-genetically modified canola
July 11, 2019
DSM’s globally-recognized expertise in solutions for food and beverage are complemented by Avril’s 35-year legacy in agriculture and ability to consistently deliver high-quality agricultural supply for the partnership, as well as its ambitious strategy of innovation in plant-based proteins.