No question about it, the numbers of reportable food and beverage projects in 2014 hit a nine-year high—a total of 635 compared to 555 in 2013, according to Food Engineering’s 38th Annual Plant Construction Survey.
Unilever announced in its sustainable palm oil progress report that all palm oil directly sourced for its European Foods business will be 100 percent traceable and certified sustainable by the end of the year.
Staying true to its replenishment goals and sustainability, the Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners announced they replenished 68 percent of Coca-Cola’s 2013 sales volume by delivering 108.5 billion liters of water back into communities.
Snow Island is a Nova Scotia-based salmon producer distinguished by its commitment to the environment and sustainable farming practices for raising salmon from egg to plate. The company gives its salmon extra room to grow, maintaining a 98.5 percent volume of water to 1.5 percent of fish in its pens and nets. And while many other operations house one million-plus fish per farm, Snow Island farms contain only 500,000.