WAL-MART SEEKS SUSTAINABILITY

ROGERS, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores emphasized its commitment to organic foods in the context of a broader, corporate focus on environmentally friendly business practices at a two-day media conference held here last week.It is challenging suppliers to design new, eco-friendly packaging and reformulate top-selling products, such as Ragu spaghetti sauce, in an everyday-low-priced organic version. The retail

ROGERS, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores emphasized its commitment to organic foods in the context of a broader, corporate focus on environmentally friendly business practices at a two-day media conference held here last week.

It is challenging suppliers to design new, eco-friendly packaging and reformulate top-selling products, such as Ragu spaghetti sauce, in an everyday-low-priced organic version. The retail giant is also looking to add more local growers to its supplier roster and is pionee

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