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Frito-Lay Transforms California Facility into Showcase for Sustainability
January 19, 2023

Frito-Lay Transforms its Modesto, CA Facility into a Showcase for Sustainability

Frito-Lay announced the near completion of its Modesto, California, facility's transformation into a first-of-its-kind showcase for sustainable manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution technologies.
Sustainable Potato Enjoyment: Lamb Weston / Meijer’s progress report on 2030 Sustainability Agenda
January 18, 2023

Sustainable Potato Enjoyment: Lamb Weston / Meijer’s progress report on 2030 Sustainability Agenda

Lamb Weston / Meijer released its Sustainability Report 2021-2022, based on its 2030 Sustainability Agenda and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Producing fertilizer without carbon emissions
January 13, 2023

Producing fertilizer without carbon emissions

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Carnegie Institution for Science have shown how nitrogen fertilizer could be produced more sustainably. This is necessary not only to protect the climate, but also to reduce dependence on imported natural gas and to increase food security.
McCain sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant
December 02, 2022

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
How COP27 became the food systems COP
November 24, 2022

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
PepsiCo confirms Tesla Semi truck deliveries to start in December.
October 24, 2022

PepsiCo confirms Tesla Semi truck deliveries to start in December

PepsiCo Inc confirmed that it would take delivery of Tesla Inc's Semi trucks on Dec. 1, becoming the first company to receive its orders of the much-delayed electric vehicle.
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Starch Europe Announces Decarbonisation Roadmap.
October 14, 2022

Starch Europe adopts Decarbonisation Roadmap

Starch Europe announced the adoption and publication of a sector-wide decarbonisation Roadmap 2019-2030.
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New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts
October 14, 2022

New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts

Regenerative is hot. The European Commission wants more regenerative agriculture in Europe in 2030, supporting ecosystem recovery and increasing carbon capture in the soil. However, financial incentives are still lacking.
Global sustainable tech company TOMRA announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day
June 24, 2022

Global sustainable tech company TOMRA announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day

TOMRA revealed plans to accelerate the path to a sustainable future and double its revenues in five years at its capital markets day on 23 June in Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany.
Yara y El Parque Papas firmaron el primer convenio sobre fertilizantes verdes en Argentina.
June 20, 2022

Yara y El Parque Papas firmaron el primer convenio sobre fertilizantes verdes en Argentina

La compañía noruega y la papera sellaron el primer acuerdo de este tipo en el país y el segundo del mundo. Se trata de un hito en el camino de la producción sostenible.
McCain Foods Farm of the Future Canada attracts the attention of the entire supply chain
June 20, 2022

McCain Foods announces its second Farm of the Future. Location: South Africa

McCain Foods Limited has unveiled plans for a second Farms of the Future in South Africa, as part of its drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.
McCain Foods (NZ) - Timaru is switching from coal to wood chips for its frozen french fries
June 14, 2022

McCain Foods (NZ) - Timaru is switching from coal to wood chips for its french fries

A NZD 5.6 million (about USD 3.5 million) project to eliminate CO2 emissions and reduce demand for heating fuel at McCain’s Timaru factory will soon use woodchips to make their frozen french fries.
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April 27, 2022

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January 17, 2022

Hybricol Food Technologies presents new product concept: baked potato sausages

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January 14, 2022

Thermax's ZeroWeGo - Restoring environment through reduced emissions

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January 07, 2022

Omnia introduces tool to estimate carbon footprint of agricultural production

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Practical guide to monitoring soil carbon launched.
December 21, 2021

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