Sustainability News

Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market launched a Rescued Organic produce program in all 130 stores in California.The program reduces food waste and supports local farmers by bringing to market organic produce that would typically be discarded due to imperfections that do not affect quality, according to a news release.This produce may be misshapen, under- or over-sized or slightly off-color, but it has the same t...

Inline Plastics has expanded its Essentials Platters line with the addition of seven new ready-to-serve options.The clear, rectangle-shaped party platters are made with 10% post-consumer content, offering consumer solutions in a sustainable fashion, according to a news release.“We wanted to offer a packaging solution for any event — from birthday parties to holiday gatherings to neighborhood cookouts,” Inline Plastic...

Looking back at its operations during the last year, Equitable Food Initiative is calling 2022 a year of growth, new partnerships and promising tools to transform the produce industry and improve the lives of farmworkers.The workforce development and certification organization partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, according to a news release.By the end of 2022, EFI had certified 53 operat...

Packaging can have a bad rap in some sustainability circles. But let’s never lose sight of what that package excels in: minimizing food waste and maintaining food safety. That’s pretty Earth-friendly.As director of sustainability at the International Fresh Produce Association, Tamara Muruetagoiena will be the first to tell you that trying to make your produce packaging more sustainable is complicated. The solutions a...

It's all fine and good to accept that sustainability is important. But how do you make this kind of positive change amid all the economic pressures companies face today?In our latest Tip of the Iceberg podcast episode, two company leaders talk about what they do, how and what motivates them — also, what they don't do.LeAnne Rhodes Ruzzamenti, EFI’s director of marketing communications, chats with Scott Mabs, CEO of H...





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