From the Minneapolis suburbs, Cargill Inc. runs one of the biggest food empires the world has ever seen, spanning the supply chain from farm to table—shipping fertilizer to farmers, buying the crops that are grown, processing grain into feed for livestock and poultry, and producing burgers and nuggets for the world’s biggest restaurant chains and retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and McDonald’s Corp.
$36.6 million in Sodexo spend on produce is sourced locally each year from over 1,400 state and regional farms
GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life services, is a global company operating in 80 countries around the world, but with a keen focus and commitment to local communities.
How One NetSuite Employee Gives Back to His Local Community
Rick Gutlon, a Professional Services Consultant with NetSuite, says it was a boyhood dream that inspired him to get his pilot’s license in 2006. Yet, as exhilarating as it was to be in the cockpit, Gutlon said once the novelty wore off he needed to find a mission or reason for flying.
Aramark was one of five US food businesses celebrated by Compassion in World Farming for notable work to improve animal welfare standards at the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The event was held in Berlin on June 28 and was created to demonstrate that awareness of farm animal welfare is quickly rising in the public and business consciousness, according to Compassion in World Farming.
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month -- a month dedicated to raising awareness of the issues facing animals
I blame my mom for my love of animals. I say blame because it occasionally feels like a bit of a curse to want to rescue every dog that I meet. Growing up, my mom seemed to always be rescuing animals -- baby birds who had fallen from their nest, seagulls who had gotten plastic wrapped around their beaks, and dogs, whatever their size and condition, found wandering the streets.
BOISE, Idaho, March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies announced today it will be working with its suppliers toward a goal of sourcing only cage-free eggs for its store operations by 2025, based on available supply. The company, among the first and largest in the conventional retail grocery sector to make such a commitment, is making the move not only as part of its ongoing commitment to animal welfare but also in response to customer buying habits.
The Humane League applauds retail leader’s commitment
WESTBOROUGH, MA, February 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Wholesale Club announces today that the company will transition its entire supply of whole, shell eggs from cage-free farms sold at its more than 210 warehouses by 2022 or as quickly as the infrastructure will support. Additionally, BJ’s plans to source its pre-cracked, liquid eggs from cage-free farms by 2025.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. The signing ceremony was attended by both the Chinese and Swedish Ministers of Agriculture, who have a Memorandum of Understanding to increase co-operation in agriculture.
November 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Farm animal welfare is no longer a niche issue. Customers are asking difficult questions of retailers and demanding increased transparency. Producers are evaluating the risks within their supply chains and Investors are looking for a way to measure animal welfare performance.
Join us on November 10 for expert presentations from across the sector and discuss what the future of farm animal welfare looks like in Canada. Can we improve the lives of farm animals AND make the Canadian market stronger?