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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.
Mondelez International says it will spend $400 million over the next 10 years on cocoa producers, as it focuses on securing supplies of the main raw ingredient in chocolate.
When it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR), consumers say they want more than just aspiration-based mission statements, says new research from Cone Communications. The 2012 corporate social trend tracker points out that 84% of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of sustainable responsibility commitments by going beyond the mission to communicate progress against well-defined purpose. Some 40% even say they won’t purchase a company’s products or services if CSR results aren’t conveyed.
GreenDustries Packaging has developed new pleated, gusseted, multidimensional foodservice package structures that maximize function and design with added value. Research has found the PleatPak and the Magic Bag, to be some of the most environmentally sound fast-food packaging around.
Our March issue highlights Angelic Bakehouse, Cudahy, WI.
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.