PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
September 22, 2020
Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
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.
The potato is used to cooler climate and vulnerabe to environmental stresses; particularly to combinations of heat and drought.
September 01, 2020
The Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna coordinates a consortium of 17 European leading academic research institutions, potato breeders, a non-profit EU association, a government agency and a screening technology developer.
Potatoes Packed in 100% Compostable Paper Bags
August 04, 2020
EarthFresh’s Paper Revolution offers retailers a full potato product line in 100% compostable paper packaging.
The McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions.
August 01, 2020
McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions. Modern architecture is combined with technology to create enough renewable energy on-site to cover its energy needs on a net annual basis.
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.
McCain Foods Australia - Ballarat plant invests big in solar
July 15, 2020
In the race to decarbonise the economy, industrial processing is a tough nut to crack given the amount of heat needed to process goods.
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.
Protecting Indigenous cultures is crucial for saving the world's biodiversity
March 27, 2020
Species are being lost at about a thousand times the natural rate of extinction. This is faster than at any other period in human history. Ecosystems—the vital systems on which all life depends—are being degraded across the globe.
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