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Yum! Brands’ Recipe for Good: 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company’s Efforts to Serve Food People Trust, Grow Sustainably to Protect the Planet and Unlock Potential in People

KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Parent Shares Progress on Public Commitments; Defines Future Goals
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, citizenship.yum.com, highlighting the company’s progress in 2016 and 2017 and outlining efforts by KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to make a meaningful impact in three areas of strategic focus: Food, Planet and People.

Hormel Foods Announces Three Employee Engagement Trips to Guatemala

Employees and guests help those in need through the company’s Project SPAMMY® program
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AUSTIN, Minn., July 25, 2018, /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the company has coordinated three trips for employees and their guests to travel to Guatemala this year to help those in need through its Project SPAMMY® program.

The company’s Project SPAMMY® program consists of three core elements:

Working Together Towards Sustainable Healthy Diets

by Christian Frutiger, Global Head of Public Affairs
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In September 2015, world leaders unanimously adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the related 169 targets that we must all work towards to ensure a sustainable future.

Every year, the global community comes together at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York to highlight the efforts that countries, civil society and businesses are making to achieve the SDGs. The Forum is a global hub to exchange ideas and best practices, and promote partnerships to accelerate progress against the 2030 goals. 

Sands Bethlehem Helps Plant the Seeds for a Healthier Future

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To provide the community with accessible horticulture, the Sands Cares and Sands ECO360 teams partnered with Penn State Extension, Lehigh and Northampton County 4-H, and the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem to build planting beds for the Lynfield Community Center in Bethlehem.

“The partnership just made sense,” said Susan Stachowski, community relations coordinator at Sands Bethlehem. “With all of our combined resources, we were able to put financial backing, manpower, and education toward this initiative.”

Agroforestry Systems for Producing Nutritious Food for Smallholders in Odisha, India

A new project in India promises better diets for farmers
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The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) South Asia Regional Programme recently launched a three-year project: Enabling Smallholders in Odisha to Produce and Consume More Nutritious Food through Agroforestry Systems. The project is fully funded by the State Government of Odisha and will be jointly implemented by ICRAF, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, Government of Odisha, the India Council of Agriculture Research’s Central Agroforestry Research Institute and National Rice Research Institute, and the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology.

Walmart Foundation Invests Nearly US $2M in ‘Farmer Market Readiness Program’ in India

Press Release

NEW DELHI, June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ ― Over 6000 farmers in Andhra Pradesh will move to an improved business model for better value chains and better incomes through an intensive two-year project supported by the Walmart Foundation in partnership with ICRISAT.

Sodexo-Managed Mess Hall Earns Second Consecutive Top Prize in Annual W.P.T. Hill Memorial Awards for Foodservice Excellence

Sodexo’s operations at Mess Hall 227 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune recognized as Best Full Food Service Mess Hall for the second year-in-a-row
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized for its work serving the United States Marine Corps through the annual W.P.T. Hill Memorial Awards for Foodservice Excellence.  Mess Hall 227 at Marine Corps Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was selected as the winner of the Best Full Food Service Mess Hall category in the 2018 awards. This is the second consecutive year Mess Hall 227 has been recognized with this prestigious honor.

Tupperware Brands Works with NASA to Help Astronauts Grow Fresh Food in Space

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Tupperware Brands believes that people should not only have fresh food on Earth, but in space as well.

In 2018, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), began working with Tupperware to improve the diet of their astronauts, and created the Vegetable Production System known as Veggie. With Veggie, astronauts can grow fresh food in space, supplementing their diets with healthy greens and providing them with better nutrition.

Farm to School Impact Continues to Grow in Canada with 33 More Schools to Receive Grants

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Austin, TX, June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) and Whole Kids Foundation (WKF) are thrilled to announce that a second round of Farm to School Canada grants, valued at up to $10,000 each, will be delivered to 33 schools across British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland, bringing more of the local harvest into the minds and onto the plates of students across the country.

Gerber’s Nutrition Research Puts Families on a Healthy Path

New parents don’t have to lose sleep about their kids’ well-being. Find out how Gerber can connect you to top nutrition resources.
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By Bill Partyka, President & CEO — Gerber Products Company

My son is grown now, but the memory of the exhausting, sleepless nights after we brought him home from the hospital always stays fresh. Like many new parents, we were nervous about everything. Were our babies eating enough? Too much? Getting the right nutrients? How would we know if they were full?

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