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Perdue Farms Partners with GreenGasUSA, 17 Percent Companywide Net Reduction in Carbon Emissions
Perdue Farms has partnered with GreenGasUSA to further the company’s carbon-reduction goals.
In late 2022, GreenGas completed installation of equipment at Perdue’s operations in Lewiston, N.C. to capture the methane from the operation’s onsite wastewater treatment facility and convert it to renewable natural gas (RNG).
Through GreenGas’ partnership with large food producers, industrial, and manufacturing companies all across the United States, the pipeline-grade RNG is transported from Perdue’s Lewiston operation to a GreenGas RNG pipeline interconnection hub, where it is injected into...
Bayer Launches Collaboration with Perdue AgriBusiness
- Program is the first agrifood value chain business-to-business collaboration under Bayer’s new ForGround platform and is anticipated to help improve soil health and reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions at scale in the long term.- Creating additional opportunities for farmers to be an integral part of a more sustainable food value chain, Perdue grain farmers may be compensated for participating in a carbon footprinting program and eligible for future incentives tied to adopting regenerative farming practices, along with receiving access to all ForGround benefits.- The collaboration represents two industry leaders coming together to...
Meijer Recognized by EPA for Lowest Corporate-Wide Refrigerant Emissions Rate Nationwide
For the second consecutive year, Meijer was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Program for having the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate out of all the GreenChill Partners over the past year.
As an active participant in the EPA's program since 2012, the Midwest retailer has made reducing its refrigerant leak rate a priority and is now 19 percent below the industry average.
"We understand that to be a good company, we must be a good neighbor, and ultimately that means integrating environmental sustainability into our..."
Silver Fern Farms Celebrates Launch of Net Carbon Zero Beef in NY with New Zealand Prime Minister
Today, Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand's leading red meat producer and exporter, celebrated the launch of its USDA-approved Net Carbon Zero by Nature 100% Grass-Fed Angus Beef at a New York City event attended by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
"It's great to see NZ exporters like Silver Fern Farms bringing their own initiatives to sustainability and our regenerative future," said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the event. "It's a wonderful example of how Aotearoa New Zealand prides..."
Do Good Foods Launches Carbon-Reduced Chicken in Philadelphia
Today, a new climate-forward food company, Do Good Foods, has officially launched Do Good Chicken in grocers throughout Philadelphia. The company is on a mission to change the world with products that enable people to "Do Good" with everyday purchases. Its first introduction, Do Good Chicken, is a simple, tasty, good for plate and planet option that helps fight food waste and combat climate change.
Each year, about 40% of healthy grocery food gets tossed into landfills. According to the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization...
Nomad Foods Urges Food Industry to Adopt End-to-End Carbon Impact Product Assessment
Nomad Foods, Europe’s leading frozen food company, which owns brands including Birds Eye, Findus and iglo, is calling on the food industry and regulators across Europe to consider a more comprehensive, end-to-end approach to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies, which includes food loss and waste impacts, to improve transparency for consumers and drive critical action to reduce carbon emissions.
Food production is a major contributor to climate change and making better environmental choices about what we eat and how we reduce...
Evol® Becomes First Frozen Brand to Offer Carbonfree® Certified Carbon Neutral Meals
Good food means more than just a delicious meal. For Evol®, a brand of Conagra Brands, Inc., a contemporary food philosophy has focused on real ingredients. Now the brand is taking a step toward protecting the environment by becoming the first brand to introduce Carbonfree® Certified Carbon Neutral single-serve frozen meals. This June, eight Evol meals, produced in a TRUE certified Zero Waste facility, will be Certified Carbon Neutral through the Carbonfree® Product Certification Program. The all-new Five Cheese Alfredo Mac...
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