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September 19, 2019 More than half of adults report noticing operators using more sustainable practicesSource: Catering Insight
Over half of adults who ordered restaurant take-out or delivery in the past 30 days report that the restaurant they ordered from had earth-friendly practices, according to new research from The NPD Group.
September 18, 2019 Sonoma winegrowers reach 99% sustainability designationSource: Capital Press
Not only have the more than 1,800 members reached 99% certified sustainable vineyards, but they will build on their sustainability leadership by becoming the first wine region to participate in California's pilot Climate First...
September 18, 2019 Clean labels and the sustainability agenda: Does the drive for natural food hurt nature?Source: Food Navigator
Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
September 10, 2019 The World Wastes Tons of Food. A Grocery ‘Happy Hour’ Is One Answer.Source: New York Times
About one-third of the food produced and packaged for human consumption is lost or wasted, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. That equals 1.3 billion tons a year, worth nearly $680 billion....
September 5, 2019 Sugar-free diet sodas linked to higher risk of deathSource: Yahoo
While several studies have already shown the health risks of drinking sugary beverages (from weight gain to type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease), a new study of nearly 452,000 people found that even sugar-free diet sodas...
Following the Olympics' focus on sustainable food in Rio and London, Japan is under pressure to provide eco-friendly seafood to the huge numbers of visitors expected in Tokyo for the 2020 games.
While climate change is affecting every industry across the globe, the agricultural sector—wine in particular—is reeling from it. Wine growers constantly face new adversaries in the vineyard—such as hailstorms, heat waves, and...
It is a well-known fact that the impact of unsustainable and unhealthy dietary practices will exacerbate pressure on the planet and its people— especially with projected population growth to about 10 billion by 2050 and given the...
August 13, 2019 Kroger Reduced Food Waste Footprint in Supermarkets by 9% Last Year, Marking Another Measurable Action to Create a More Sustainable FutureSource: Yahoo
The Kroger Co. (KR) today announced the company's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste efforts reduced its supermarket food waste footprint – the overall food waste it produced – by 9% in 2018, creating measurable improvements in its retail...
August 12, 2019 Vegan food's sustainability claims need to give the full pictureSource: Phys.org
The IPCC special report, Climate Change and Land, released last night, has found a third of the world's greenhouse gas emissions come from the "land": largely farming, food production, land clearing and deforestation.
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