When a food or beverage processor begins breaking down costs, sometimes startling facts are revealed. Here’s a case in point: Widmer Brothers Brewery (Portland, Ore.), founded in 1984 and part of the Craft Brew Alliance (CBA), had been using a liquid ring vacuum pump to bottle its beers, but realized the technology was consuming roughly 5,000 gallons of water per day.
This project is expected to reduce the environmental impact of row crop irrigation in Nebraska and provide a scalable irrigation solution for U.S. farmers.
May 24, 2018
Cargill, Minneapolis, teamed up with The Nature Conservancy, Arlington County, Va., and Nestlé Purina PetCare Co., St. Louis, Mo., to launch a 3-year water project to improve the sustainability of the beef supply chain.
Processors have options when it comes to managing water and utilities, and understanding how those options can be taken advantage of is critical to achieving savings in energy, water and the money required by both of those things.
To mark World Water Day last week, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy announced new projects to conserve and replenish water in the Southwestern United States, marking the next stage of their multi-year national collaboration.