Sustainability

Recapping the National Potato Council’s summer meetings

The subcommittees of the National Potato Council (NPC) met virtually July 26-28 to discuss issues facing the U.S. potato industry and goals for the NP... more »

Regenerative ag firm MyLand surpasses 1 million acres

MyLand Co. LLC announced July 13 it has secured over 1 million acres of farmland for its regenerative services through letters of intent. The compa... more »

Chip makers Better Made, Uglies finding ways to cut down on food 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... more »

The Paper People paper packaging company receives recyclable recognition

The Paper People has received a "certified recyclable" certificate from Western Michigan University, the company announced through a June 21 press rel... more »

Lamb Weston issues sustainability report, outlines goals for next decade

Lamb Weston Holdings issued its second annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report, which included new 2030 ESG goals. The company also a... more »

McCain Foods sets aggressive sustainability goal, updates how it’s doing on others

Frozen potato product giant McCain Foods recently announced an aggressive new goal in its efforts to improve its sustainability practices, as well as ... more »

Advancing PEF technology to the potato chip industry

Advances in Pulse Electric Field (PEF) technology in the food processing arena represent both cost savings and increasing measures of sustainability i... more »

Spray drift unavoidable, but there are ways to mitigate it

Be it soil-applied applications at planting or postemergence applications, spray drift remains a nagging issue for vegetable growers. “Drift is a... more »

Frito-Lay, Ruffles parent company, PepsiCo, announces sustainable ag strategy

PepsiCo — Frito-Lay's parent company — has announced an aggressive Positive Agriculture strategy to combat climate change. It will focus on regene... more »

Virtual food waste innovation fair coming from USDA in May

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced April 28 that it will host the first-ever Food Loss and Waste Innovation Fair from noon to 4 p.m. ... more »


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