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Cox Assumes Majority Ownership of BrightFarms

BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High-Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.
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IRVINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – BrightFarms, a leading next-generation indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding was led by Cox Enterprises, which now owns a majority stake in the company, and includes a follow-on investment from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors.

Global Agricultural Productivity Report Sponsored in Part by Mosaic

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Mosaic is proud to support the Global Agricultural Productivity report, which promotes increasing productivity sustainably for a food secure world.

About the Global Agricultural Productivity Initiative at Virgina Tech

The Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) is produced by Virginia Tech, a leading U.S. land-grant university in Blacksburg, Virginia.

A Closer Look: Yum! Brands' Plant-Based Food Journey

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Motivated by a combination of environmental sustainability and diversity in diet, consumers are driving changes to food patterns across the world. All it takes is a glance at restaurant menus or the refrigerated sections of grocery stores to see that plant-based food is likely more than a passing trend.

How You Can Cut Down on Food Waste

By Claudine Galloway
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Monday’s grilled chicken. Last night’s takeout. That head of romaine in the crisper. 

Most of us are not truly aware how much food we throw away every week. From uneaten leftovers, to the produce that too often rots in the veggie drawer. It all adds up.  

According to ReFED, 40% of food that we bring home ends up uneaten and in landfills. And that costs a family of four more than $1,500 per year (Just think what you could do with that money!). 

Not to mention, food waste accounts for 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Small Farms, Big Impact: How We're Building Thriving Communities Around the World Together

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This past week, during the 75th (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, AB InBev joined conversations around the world’s most pressing problems. In collaboration with industry, government and civil society leaders, we look for solutions and opportunities to address the economic impact of the pandemic, climate change’s increasing pressure on the global food system, and advocate for collaboration to accelerate progress.

General Mills Joins Commitment to Halve Food Loss and Waste

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Today General Mill joins retailers Ahold Delhaize and Carrefour in the groundbreaking “10x20x30” initiative to root out food loss and waste from the supply chain. 10x20x30 is led by more than ten of the world’s biggest food retailers and providers, each having committed to engage at least 20 suppliers in a “whole supply chain” approach to halving food loss and waste by 2030. General Mill is one of Ahold Delhaize and Carrefour’s major suppliers for consumer packaged goods.

AB InBev: Together for Better

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Building a better world is a task that can only be achieved when we work together, even when we’re at a distance. We support the United Nations SDGs and are committed to working with our partners towards a more sustainable future.

Join us: www.ab-inbev.com

Hormel Foods Achieves Packaging Reduction Goal, Continues its Food Journey Progress in 14th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

The company prepares to launch its new corporate responsibility goals this fall
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AUSTIN, Minn., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the launch of its 14th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report. The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2019.

Black & Veatch 'Experts on Demand' Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Micro-consulting platform taps NextGen Ag experts to help clients drive sustainability across operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

Imaflora Research in Partnership With General Mills Reveals That Sustainable Agricultural Techniques Position Popcorn Maize Production in Mato Grosso Among the Ten Most Efficient in the World

According to the analysis, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in product plantations in the region are about 70% lower than the world average
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SÃO PAULO, September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - An unprecedented study conducted by Imaflora in partnership with General Mills, the food industry that owns the brands Yoki, Kitano, Häagen-Dazs, Mais Vita, Betty Crocker and Carolina, and carried out through its philanthropic foundation, revealed that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in popcorn maize production in Brazil is about 70% lower than the global average.

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