Sustainable sourcing can improve the value proposition of a private label. The challenge, however, is conveying the message to consumers.
One way Albertsons-Safeway has addressed this is by featuring sustainability labels on its private labels...
Hannaford’s private brand work with the Sustainable Packaging Coalition is one of many sustainability advancements within the Delhaize Group, according to the Brussels-headquartered company’s sustainability progress report.
Among other achieve...
May 27, 2015
Corrugated packaging has long been the hero of recycling efforts in the United States, and according to the U.S. EPA, the recovery of corrugated packaging far outstrips that of other packaging materials. Sponsored by Corrugated Packaging...
FMI Connect is putting increased focus on fresh foods with new exhibit and education elements at the Chicago event, which runs June 8-11.
This dovetails with the association’s efforts to improve fresh food operations across the industry, in pa...
The retailer has pledged to reduce its carbon footprint by 20% by 2015 and achieve "zero waste" by 2020
Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. on Friday revealed comprehensive new policies around animal welfare and antibiotic use on farms along with expectations for its suppliers.
On animal welfare, the retailer has committed to the internationally re...
Twenty-five Hy-Vee stores in Nebraska have begun turning organic waste into compost, biogas and animal feed through a partnership with Sanimax.
Started as a pilot in March with two stores in Omaha, the program encompasses excess fruits and veg...
May 06, 2015
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduced 32 Percent from 2006 to 2010. Sponsored by: Corrugated Packaging Alliance.
May 01, 2015
A recent study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. Sponsored by Corrugated Packaging Alliance.
“One of our goals is to enhance customer-facing communications, including sharing our growers’ sustainability efforts.”