Early on in Divert’s history, we met with an investor who sat us down, literally banged on a table, and told us to “stop trying to chase venture capital and go secure a customer.”
Fork & Good, the brainchild of a farmer and a scientist, launched a pilot facility for producing cultivated pork, promising high yields at an affordable price.
In its second annual ESG report, Natural Grocers focused on the company’s product standards and current practices, in particular its emphasis on regenerative agriculture. Natural Grocers has a long legacy as a retailer of natural and organic groceries, body care products, and dietary supplements.
During historic inflation in egg prices, Vital Farms maintained lower increases to the price of its eggs, buoyed by ethical supply chain practices.
Clif Bar says 76% of its ingredients are certifiably organic. That means its ingredients are nurtured without the use of synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides. It also says that it diverts 90% of its waste from landfills.
Silver Fern Farms has committed to a 1.5-degree science-aligned reduction target to reduce our combined Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 42% by 2030, from a 2020 base year.
PepsiCo has created several programs that center on water-use efficiency and safe-water access. It is aiming to replenish more water than it uses, which would place it among the most water-efficient food or beverage manufacturers operating in high-risk watersheds.
Two young sisters in the United Kingdom are asking McDonald’s and Burger King to stop giving away plastic toys with fast food. Their Change.org petition has accumulated more than 340,000 signatures, and McDonald’s UK published a response.
PepsiCo plans to package its bottled water brand Lifewatr in 100% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) starting this year, the company says. The move should help the beverage giant advance its goal of using 25% recycled plastic content in all plastic packaging by 2025. Besides the shift to 100% rPET packaging, ... Read more »
Beverage giants are developing high-tech water refill stations that invite customers to refill their own bottles for free, with the option to purchase flavors and carbonation for small fees.
Maine became the first state in the nation to ban polystyrene food and beverage containers. The new law prohibits the sale or distribution of these disposable containers starting January 1, 2020.
Guinness brand owner Diageo is replacing the plastic ring carriers and shrink-wrap on their multipack beer products with 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The new packaging should help the multinational alcoholic beverages company reduce plastic waste by 400 metric tons annually.