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Eight Sodexo-Operated College Dining Programs Named to Daily Meal’s Best Colleges for Food List

Liberty University #3 and Northwestern #5 on the List
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Daily Meal named eight Sodexo-operated dining programs to its list of Best Colleges for Food in 2017.  Liberty University premiered on the list at number three and was praised for sourcing locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meat.

Students With Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Ideas Can Apply for Scholarships From the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2018 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2017. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5Give5 to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

New Report Ranks Largest Global Food Companies on Water Risk Management as Climate Change Impacts Accelerate

Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, General Mills score highest; Majority fall short as agricultural damages mount from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
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Climate change is making water one of the biggest risks to the $5 trillion food industry, whether from epic flooding or prolonged drought. A new report released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization, Ceres, calls on major food companies to reduce the impacts of a warming climate—on both the global water supply and on their bottom lines—by adopting far stronger practices to use limited fresh water resources more efficiently.

Chef Cat Cora Shares Her Tips on How Busy Families Can Incorporate Healthy Eating Into Their Lifestyles

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Iron Chef Cat Cora has six boys at home and somehow manages to make nutritious food a centerpiece in their busy lives. Cora has helped her kids discover the joys of healthy eating for themselves, and has teamed with Aramark to share her tips for how other busy families can incorporate healthy eating into their lifestyles.  

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Eating Healthier at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Do you feel sluggish or tired at work? Taking simple steps throughout the day to make healthier food choices can boost your mood and productivity.

SOIL – Slow Opportunities for Investing Locally

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by Woody Tasch, founder, Slow Money 

I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.

How to Initiate a Local Foodshed Resilience Program

A Call to Action
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by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies

Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.

Hungry for More: Generation Z’s Impact on the Food Industry

By: Jim Jenkins
Blog

As a provider of dining options for colleges and universities around the world, it’s our job to monitor what consumer trends are saying about college dining and, more importantly, what students want to eat. It’s evident that Generation Z, the generational cohort younger than millennials, is changing the workplace but many don’t realize that they are also taking the culinary industry by storm — challenging the food preferences of baby boomers and leaning toward a fresher, less-processed food movement.

PYXERA Global to Lead Collaborative Workshops on Partnership and Post-Harvest Loss at Shared Value Leadership Summit

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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Now is the time for action on complex global challenges. PYXERA Global will lead two workshops at the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit to advance partnership to solve complex global challenges this May 10. These workshops will hone in on two areas: how to effectively engage in partnership and post-harvest loss reduction.

Change or Be Changed: The Future of Food & Beverage is Now

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The food and beverage industry is facing major change and shifting expectations, and brands have to decide whether to adapt, or risk losing out.

This year’s WorldView event in NYC offered attendees a timely, big picture view of macro-trends the food & beverage industry is facing. Our four industry-leading speakers offered up a comprehensive overview of the current landscape, but what do we do with this information, and how do organizations embrace change and innovation rather than being left behind? Let’s break it down.

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