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Nestlé Achieves Top Spot in First U.S. Access to Nutrition Index

Top U.S. rank follows #1 position in global index released May 2018
Press Release

ARLINGTON, Va., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé is ranked highest in the first-ever U.S.-focused Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI), which evaluates the policies, practices and product portfolios of ten food and beverage companies. This follows the release of the global index earlier this year, in which Nestlé also placed first.

Here’s Why Nestlé is Going Big on Meatless Meals

Are you a flexitarian? We’ve checked off your flavor and nutrition needs.
Blog

By Andrew Eccles, Manager of Digital Content

For many people, a meal without meat isn’t a meal, but a growing number of consumers are choosing to enjoy it less often, as part of a ‘flexitarian’ diet that is healthier for them and better for the planet.

The diet is no fad. A 2017 study found that 69% of Germans, for example, and 38% of Americans eat meatless meals once a week or more. Global plant-based foods sales are set to hit USD $5bn by 2020, versus USD $3.1bn now.

Nestlé Partners with Tembo Education to Drive Greater Nutritional Awareness in East Africa

New partnership, launched through HENRi@Nestlé, aims to utilize Nestlé for Healthier Kids initiative in the Nestlé East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) by sending customised, nutrition based curriculum to parents via SMS and WhatsApp messages
Press Release

NAIROBI, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé has partnered with Tembo Education to deliver customised, nutrition-based curriculums to families across Kenya, through SMS and WhatsApp messages. The aim is to help families provide their children with the best possible nutritional start in life by delivering information, tools and tips that could tackle malnutrition and potentially save lives.

Introducing Sysco Simply: A Platform Dedicated to Health and Well-Being Food Solutions

Making the Choice Simple. Sysco Simply.
Press Release

HOUSTON, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the launch of Sysco Simply, a platform designed to enable our customers to accommodate the growing consumer demand for varied dietary and lifestyle choices. Based on customer insights, feedback and industry trends, the first focus area of Sysco Simply is plant-forward dining; including vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian and plant-based protein products.

JUST Egg + Aramark Offer Delicious, Sustainable Breakfast Solution

Multimedia with summary

Innovative food company brings plant-based product to the table

JUST, the innovative San Francisco-based food company with a mission to make the foods we love healthier and more sustainable, has partnered with Aramark to bring JUST Egg, the plant-based, protein-packed product to corporate, healthcare and higher education cafes.

Transforming Inner-City Youth — Mind, Body, and Food Literacy

For years, Success Through Self Academy has mentored and enriched the lives of inner-city children. Now the nonprofit looks to harness the transformative power of nutrition.
Article

At the peak of his teen rebellion in high school, De’shawn Woolridge left home and lived out of his car for a while, until his life was transformed with the help of a nonprofit agency and its after-school programs.

The Humana Foundation Invests More Than $2.5 Million in Baton Rouge and San Antonio Initiatives

Article

The Humana Foundation is investing more than $2.5 million on initiatives in Baton Rouge, La., and San Antonio, Texas, to address social determinants of health. These investments are part of the Humana Foundation’s new Strategic Community Investment work, in which it will invest $7 million in 2018 in seven of Humana’s Bold Goal communities across the United States.

Planting Trees on a Stony Hill: A Story With Pictures

Researchers in Indonesia have produced an illustrated book to help farmers better understand research results
Multimedia with summary

by Rob Finlayson

The illustrated story book, Menanam Pohon di Bukit Batu (Planting Trees on a Stony Hill), was produced to help spread knowledge of land-restoration and food-security techniques developed by researchers and farmers in Haharu District on the island of Sumba.

Tyson Foods Expands OneEgg Partnership to Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

Projects to increase accessibility of protein for children and fund nutritional research
Press Release

SPRINGDALE, Ark., October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – One million children under 5 years of age in Nepal (or 36 percent of the population) suffer chronic malnutrition and 10 percent suffer from acute malnutrition. The difficulty in acquiring protein is a contributing factor to the nutrition gap in the south Asian country. In an effort to help combat those issues in Nepal, as well as Honduras and Ethiopia, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today a series of grants to OneEgg, a non-profit organization that delivers eggs to children in need.

Tyson Foods Expands Partnership with OneEgg to Nepal

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In an effort to combat chronic malnutrition in Nepal, Tyson Foods is partnering with OneEgg and Shreenagar Agro to supply eggs to children in Nepal.

Moushumi Shrestha and her husband Satish, who together own Shreenagar Agro, have been providing eggs to children in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake. Currently they are reaching 700 children a week and hope to provide eggs to 7,000 children over the next two years.

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