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In 2012, some 29 million tons, or 91%, of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.
Celebrating sustainability and capacity upgrades made to its 100,000-sq.ft. mill, ConAgra Mills, Omaha, Neb., is running state-of-the-art equipment. Operating 24 hours a day, the facility employs approximately 40 people plus 12 dedicated contractors. The Oakland Mill ships 1.4 million lb. of flour daily and is a leading supplier of premium, multi-use flour and whole-grain ingredients.
International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) exhibitors have until June 1 to submit their applications for the IBIE B.E.S.T. in Baking sustainability program. Exhibitors who demonstrate significant environmental sustainability will be recognized at IBIE 2013 in Las Vegas, Oct. 6-9, as well as in preshow promotions, press releases and on IBIE's website and social media channels.
Applications for submissions to IBIE’s sustainability program are due June 1; a panel of expert judges will evaluate your company’s environmental impact, feasibility, innovation and return on investment. The program recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water and landfill use, healthy living and/or a reduction in the overall impact on the environment.
Weis Markets outlines various initiatives the company has enacted to lessen its impact on the environment. The report highlights its continuing goals and vision for a greener tomorrow and also shares a five-year snapshot of collected data, including a 15.5% reduction in carbon emissions despite the company expanding store operations.
ConAgra Foods saved $22 million in 2012 through its sustainability initiatives, such as cutting landfill waste and carbon emissions and optimizing packaging efforts.
The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), together with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, is recognizing suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water usage, decreased landfill waste, healthy living and/or a reduction of the overall impact on the environment. Exhibitors supplying equipment, packaging, ingredients, products or services that align with the objectives of the B.E.S.T. in Baking program are encouraged to participate in B.E.S.T. in Baking by filling out an entry form.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings. The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.