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.
by Teresa Opheim, Senior VP, Iroquois Valley Farms
Iroquois Valley Farms has reached a milestone: This spring we added the 50th farm to our portfolio. Our farmland REIT — honored as a “Best for the World” company from B Labs — provides secure land tenure for 35 farm families working nearly 9,000 acres of farmland. More families will be joining the Iroquois Valley Farms fold soon.
In April, Greenpeace released video footage showing that a palm oil supplier for major food companies, the Hayel Saeed Anam Group was destroying large swaths of rainforest in Indonesia, despite concerted efforts by industry stakeholders to stop forest destruction in palm oil supply chains. The repercussions for Hayel Saeed Anam Group are still unfolding, but recent history suggests that the outcome may well involve financial consequences.
Across the country, Sodexo chefs have taken exciting culinary inspirations to the next level
GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 18, 2018— It isn’t always easy for parents traveling with children to find food options that cater to everyone’s taste at popular destinations. Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, employs chefs at major museums and attractions across the country who have created new and innovative food experiences for parents and children alike by offering classic choices with a twist. Here are several family destinations that showcase some of Sodexo’s innovative food options:
New pilot program features top collegiate sports teams, celebrated sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci, celebrity chef Andy Williams
GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a new pilot program called The Circuit designed to equip college athletes with the proper nutrition, game-ready facilities and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.