Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural
Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.
Since its launch in 2017, The We Move Food™ program has enabled the delivery of millions of meals to people in need through grants, refrigerated products and in-kind services
MINNEAPOLIS, May, 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ –Forty percent, or nearly $200 billion of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year. Making this statistic harder to comprehend, 40 million people struggle with hunger, and 12 million of them are children.
The restaurant rotation will appear in more than 750 higher education, business dining and healthcare locations, and offers comfort food dishes with vegetables at the center of the plate
Just in time for Earth Day (April 22), Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company, is putting a twist on comfort food, with the launch of its first dedicated plant-forward dining concept, The Twisted Beet.
Proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, The Twisted Beet’s plant-forward comfort food menu puts a healthy spin on dishes like meatball subs and mac and cheese, and emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes, but still offers a proportionately small quantity of animal protein.
Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa receives an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card
GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, was recognized by Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, with an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card. Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was also listed on Peta2’s “Dean’s List,” an elite group of institutions that have accrued enough Vegan Report Card points to rank among the highest tier of A-rated schools.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo and Firehouse Subs have partnered to bring the Firehouse Subs’ signature steamed subs with a side of saving lives to college students around the U.S. In 2018, Firehouse Subs donated a portion of each sale up to $1 million to the non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®, which provides lifesaving equipment to first responders.
Sodexo expects to roll out new Firehouse Subs locations in select university locations during the 2019-2020 school year.
by Brooke Barton, Senior Director, Water and Food, Ceres
Hurricane Florence is only the latest environmental, financial and reputational calamity to hit the nation’s vast livestock industry this year.
Even before last month’s torrential rains caused widespread losses and flooding in hog waste lagoons across North Carolina, meat producers had come under growing pressure due to extensive pollution from their sprawling factory farms, which confine thousands of hogs and chickens in tightly packed facilities.
Sodexo, Which Runs Dining Services at More Than 600 U.S. Colleges and Universities, Names Top Dining Trends
GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 18, 2018/3BL Media/ – College dining halls these days look more like the popular food halls in cities throughout the US and Canada then like the cafeterias that many alumni remember. Today’s students have sophisticated palates and dining services reflect this.
With the first public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill conference committee taking place this morning, the House and Senate begin the process of agreeing on a compromise version of this landmark agricultural legislation.
The next generation in high school dining, Taste4 rolls out in 97 sites this Summer and next Fall for implementation in the 2018-2019 school year
GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company that provides student nutrition to nearly 400 school districts throughout the U.S., has launched Taste4, a new meal concept that revamps the classics - salads and wraps, deli sandwiches, pasta, grilled favorites, pizza – and elevates school lunch for today’s sophisticated palettes.
August 2, 2018 marked Nestlé's third annual Nestlé Cares day of service, an effort that unites its eight operating companies in 47 states to make a difference through more than 150 events nationwide. This year, Nestlé expanded its work with Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S., to support local food banks and non-profit organizations that provide nutritious foods to families in need.