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Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint

Sustainable Food Policy Alliance intend to change US Policies on Food and Farming
Four of the largest food companies in the United States have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Pulsed Electric Field in Potato Processing: Impact on Sustainability
A recent study on the impact of Pulsed Electric Field treatment (PEF) in the potato processing industry has shown substantial benefits in comparison to the regular process using conventional pre-heaters.
Colombia: La mayor amenaza para los páramos es la papa
Este tipo de cultivos es nocivo para el suelo por los químicos que utiliza.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Potato Processor Lamb Weston Meijer and its neighbour participate in unique energy saving project
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer and Wiskerke Onions are working hard on the construction of a residual heat connection between the two adjacent companies - a unique way to save energy.
Seed Potato Company HZPC publishes its latest CSR Report
How can we feed 9.8 billion world citizens in 2050? And provide them with nutrient-rich food that is produced with minimal environmental impact? That's a daily question for seed potato company HZPC. The progress made can be found in its latest CSR Report
McDonalds commits to targets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction
QSR chain McDonald’s has announced it will partner with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030 from a 2015 base year in a new strategy to address global climate change.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Research into sustainable management practices to increase fertilizer efficiency receives support from the Canadian Government
The government of Canada last week announced a $1.8 million investment in a research project at the University of British Columbia that includes the development of beneficial management practices for increasing the efficiency of fertilizer use in potatoes.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Finding opportunities to save energy in potato processing: McCain Foods Timaru
Management at one of McCain Foods’ processing plants in Timaru, New Zealand, has found over 100 opportunities for improvement in its logistics following a two day “energy blitz” from employees.