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General Mills Brands Join to Improve Farming From the Ground Up

by Megan Amrich
Article

This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Can macaroni and cheese really revolutionize farming? What about beef jerky or frozen peas? If they are the result of brands combining their resources to promote regenerative agricultural practices, the answer could be yes.

Tyson Bets on Omnivores With New Alternative Protein Business

By Emily Chasan
Article

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat producer, is getting into the vegetarian protein business.

Strange Brew: Atomo Bean-Less Coffee

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Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — what to buy, where to buy it, how to make it and when to drink it. But how much thought do they put into the coffee bean itself? The global popularity of coffee contributes to deforestation and erosion, and consumes enormous quantities of water — some estimate that a standard cup of coffee eats up about 34 gallons of our planet’s most vital resource.

Putting Energy-Efficient Pizzazz Into Making Pizza

by Mary Ann Milbourn
Blog

Noel Brohner directed his two assistant chefs like a maestro leading an orchestra — Ines Barlerin was at one station slicing olives for her Neapolitan-style thin-crust pizzas while Chester Hastings used his fingers to stretch bubbly focaccia dough into rectangular or round pans.

Pizza, however, wasn’t the centerpiece of their efforts. It was the chance to showcase the new electric Pizzamaster ovens at the recent grand reopening of Southern California Edison’s Foodservice Technology Center in Irwindale.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Grants $40,000 To The Capital Area Food Bank and Manna Food Center

Funds will support the increased demand for assistance by community members.
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it will offer grants totaling $ 40,000  to The Capital Area Food Bank and to Manna Food Center (Manna), two not-for-profit organizations. The grants will support efforts by those organizations to make nutritious food accessible to those in need.

Tacos with a Side of Purpose – Taco Bell® Unveils New 2019 U.S. Commitments

The brand's first vegetarian menu, increased Live Más Scholarship funding and improved packaging recyclability are just a few ways Taco Bell is delivering on purpose
Press Release

IRVINE, Calif., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – This New Year, millions of Americans have once again committed to a fresh batch of resolutions, though it is statistically proven that most will not stick for more than a couple of weeks. While that fall-off is currently beginning for many, Taco Bell is announcing its set of New Year’s “commitments” that the brand will follow through on in 2019, and beyond.

How Companies Can Step Up on Safer Food

Blog

By Boma Brown-West

Even if you haven’t heard of perchlorate, chances are that you probably have eaten it. Perchlorate is a chemical used in plastic packaging and food handling equipment for dry food like cereal, flour, and spices to reduce the buildup of static charges.

Costa Cruises Food Donation Project Now Active Also in Barcelona

Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board.
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  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Press Release
  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Our Food Journey™ Features Conversations with Today’s Trendsetters in the World of Food

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a leading global branded food company, has launched a new podcast series called Our Food Journey™. The podcast series is part of the company’s larger Our Food Journey™ social responsibility efforts inspired by the food the company makes and the difference it makes in the world. The podcast features discussions with renowned master chefs, food entrepreneurs, food scientists and Hormel Foods employees.

Sodexo Launches New Plant-Based Menus Across Hundreds of University, Healthcare and Corporate Services Accounts Nationwide

200 Plant-Based Recipes Created in Partnership with the Humane Society of the United States and the World Resource Institute-Better Buying Lab
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ — According to a Nielsen global survey, 39% of American consumers are working to incorporate more plant-based foods in their diets.

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