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Climate Change

Climate Change

The European Parliament declares climate emergency
EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Extreme weather hits potato processors in the UK for the second year in a row
Potato processors in the United Kingdom and their growers express again extreme concern about the potato supply, due to wet weather and potato varieties grown for processing in particular affected.
Making The Future Of Food Sustainable
Nicolai Prytz, sustainability and strategy director at TOMRA, has looked at how businesses, consumers and policymakers can help make the future of food sustainable.
Monday, November 25, 2019
Potato shortage looms on Prairies
Potato processing plants in Manitoba and Alberta may not run at full capacity this winter. About 20,000 acres of potatoes were in the ground in Manitoba as of the middle of October, and growers needed two weeks of favourable weather to harvest the crop.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Frito-Lay Modesto Snack Plant replaces diesel-powered freight equipment with 'lab' for more sustainable solutions
Snack company Frito-Lay aims to replace all of its existing diesel-powered freight equipment with zero-emission (ZE) and near-zero emission (NZE) technologies at its Modesto, California manufacturing and distribution facility.
La patata también se tiñe de verde
Óscar Riveiro, agricultor de Castro de Rei, vende dentro y fuera de Galicia el tubérculo con sello ecológico. La Terra Chá es amplia y justamente conocida por su actividad ganadera, centrada sobre todo en el ganado vacuno de leche.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
McCain announces Farms of the Future initiative to advance sustainable farming practices
McCain Foods has announced its commitment to a new innovative program, Farms of the Future. The goal of the program is to advance sustainable farming practices by helping to demonstrate their scalability and their economic viability.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
McCain Foods joins OP2B, an initiative to enhance biodiversity in agricultural supply chains
McCain Foods joins the 'One Planet Business for Biodiversity' (OP2B) coalition as a founding member. This initiative to protect and restore biodiversity in agricultural supply chains was launched today at the United Nations Climate Action Summit