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PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040
January 14, 2021
Pepsico announced it will accelerate its efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing GHG emissions by more than 40% by 2030. In 2020 the company achieved its objective to use 100% renewable electricity in the United States and plans to do the same in Mexico and Australia by the end of 2021
The potato company Scotty Brand saves 27 tons of plastic from its packaging
January 06, 2021
In one year, a Scottish potato company removed almost 27 tons of plastic from its packaging.
The Meade Potato Company in Ireland has started to extract starch from surplus potatoes and potato processing by-products
December 10, 2020
Irish potato grower and packer Meade Potato Company has entered the starch commodity market by extracting starch from surplus potatoes and potato processing by-products.
Pepsico UK are cutting carbon emissions by bringing potatoes full circle
December 08, 2020
Pepsico UK has joined forces with British clean-tech firm CCm Technologies to reduce their carbon footprint by turning their potato waste into fertiliser.
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action
September 03, 2020
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has recently launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels.
Lamb Weston pulls back curtain with first-ever sustainability report
July 16, 2020
The region’s largest potato processor sheds new light on french fry-making in its first-ever corporate sustainability report.
Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy
May 26, 2020
Starch Europe today welcomed the much-anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and the important role a more sustainable food system plays to achieve that objective.
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach
May 25, 2020
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published today by the European Commission. There is a need to secure a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system, a message that the potato sector fully endorses.
Transforming potato waste into a new industry for Australia
March 06, 2020
Four of the largest potato producers in Australia want to convert 100% of their potato waste into commercial benefit through their partnership with the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Strong Roots Takes on the Global Food Waste Crisis One Pound at a Time
March 03, 2020
Strong Roots returns to Natural Product Expo West, after winning the 2019 NEXTY Award, with its innovative and sustainable line of frozen plant-based foods including cauliflower hash browns, vegetable burgers, mixed root vegetable fries and more.

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