Sustainable Produce Summit

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Sustainable Produce Summit

Packer Insight — Washington Conference, SPS, new traceability rules

The Packer's team catches you up on the news of the week, from the Washington Conference to the Sustainable Produce Summit to stricter traceability rules for certain produce items.

Industry leaders detail sustainable changes, opportunities ahead

Prominent produce executives discussed during a Sustainable Produce Summit panel the evolution of the industry and the opportunities that exist for companies to make their operations more sustainable.

Keynote delivers insight on Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste program

Kari Armbruster, program manager for Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste, presented at SPS about the retailer’s sustainability goals and provided more perspective by responding to attendee questions via a live chat.

Case studies in sustainability: Limoneira, Tanimura & Antle, Raley’s

Attendees will hear from Limoneira, Tanimura & Antle and Raley’s at the Sustainable Produce Summit about how their companies are prioritizing sustainable practices.

What consumers want when it comes to sustainability

Lori Taylor, Kevin Byers and Brent Kawamura will discuss the consumer demand for sustainability in a panel conversation Sept. 24 at the Sustainable Produce Summit.

SPS panel focuses on social responsibility certifications and ROI

Four produce industry members will discuss their experiences with social responsibility certifications in a panel Sept. 24 at the Sustainable Produce Summit.

Kari Armbruster to speak at SPS on Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste

Kari Armbruster, program manager for Kroger’s sustainability initiative Zero Hunger|Zero Waste, will be one of the keynote speakers at the first Sustainable Produce Summit.

Sustainability in context

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that the status quo is no longer acceptable. We have to acknowledge that if businesses are going to thrive, this necessitates a healthy environment and equitable society.

COVID-19 brings focus on benefits of packaging

The COVID-19 crisis has caused consumers to see plastic produce in a new way.

Fruit Logistica report examines sustainability

With a focus on sustainability, the Fruit Logistica Trend Report for 2020 suggests several ways the fruit and vegetable industry can help both people and the planet in years to come.