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Netherlands-based leafy greens vertical farm goes off grid

Future Crops has taken its vertical farm a further step off the grid by shifting to reliance on 100% renewable energy. Harnessing the natural gre... continue reading »

Column: Putting sustainability into practice in produce production

I am constantly surprised by how companies are so creative with their sustainability practices in the produce and floral industries but yet so shy to ... continue reading »

Yes! Apples adds bags with less plastic

Yes! Apples has launched a new line of plastic bags for its apples that are made with 5% less plastic, as well as a line of cardboard boxes fully recy... continue reading »

Potato starch being used to create quicker degrading plastic by Idaho company

Excess starch from processing potatoes can lead to headaches for anyone making potato-based products in large quantities. Fortunately, there are numer... continue reading »

Potato chip makers finding new ways to utilize starch, cut down on waste

As sustainability continues to grab a larger share of public attention, food producers are meeting the challenge by coming up with new ways to get mor... continue reading »

Institute of Food Technologists Expo returns with new in-person, virtual experiences

The annual event hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists will return both in-person and online with a new and improved lineup of content and pro... continue reading »

Fresh Express honors Earth Day with revitalized sustainability pledge

Fresh Express has revitalized its sustainability initiative and released a new consumer social media awareness campaign in recognition of Earth Day 20... continue reading »

Purdue University publishes new Consumer Food Insights Report

As the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture reviews the Farm Bill, consumers shared their opinions on food and agriculture policy in a new survey. The ... continue reading »

TOMRA celebrates 50th anniversary

TOMRA is celebrating its golden anniversary by declaring a collective mission to transform its sustainability goals. Each of the group’s four div... continue reading »

Duncan Family Farms receives Sustainably Grown Certification

Duncan Family Farms has earned the Sustainably Grown Certification, making it one of the first organic fresh herb, lettuces, greens and vegetable comp... continue reading »