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New Ceres Report Calls on Major Food Companies to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

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Third edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. 

Four Reasons Food Safety Is Not Just for World Food Day

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When I used to sit down with friends and family to enjoy a meal together I didn’t think much about where the food I ate was coming from. All of that changed when I moved into a role leading a team that focuses on addressing some of the biggest food safety challenges facing the global food supply chain.  

Fair Trade Certified Produce Sales Up 30 Percent

Fair Trade USA Highlights Produce Category Growth & Market Support at PMA Fresh Summit 2019
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America, reports significant growth in its produce category, evidenced by a 30 percent increase in produce sales volume in 2018. The growing fair trade produce program will be showcased at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Conference & Expo (booth #2511), October 17–19, 2019.

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Smithfield Moves to a More Sustainable Supply Chain, Starting with Animal Feed

Words by the TriplePundit Team
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This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

Partnerships Are Important to Improving the Sustainability of Animal Agriculture

Words by Andrew Burger
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This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

Hormel Foods Announces the Creation and Launch of Plant-forward Meat Alternative HAPPY LITTLE PLANTS™ Brand at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

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AUSTIN, Minn., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - During its annual presentation at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), a global branded food company, announced the launch of the Happy Little Plants™ brand, a new plant-forward, protein portfolio created as part of the company’s first project under its Cultivated Foods umbrella.

Hormel Foods Announces the Creation and Launch of Plant-forward Meat Alternative HAPPY LITTLE PLANTS™ Brand at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

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AUSTIN, Minn., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - During its annual presentation at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), a global branded food company, announced the launch of the Happy Little Plants™ brand, a new plant-forward, protein portfolio created as part of the company’s first project under its Cultivated Foods umbrella.

Empowering Farmers to Self-Assess Agricultural Practices

By Christina Skonberg
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Up to 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions stems from the food system, an estimated 80% of which comes from agriculture.[1]

A similar story plays out across our General Mills value chain: 50% of our greenhouse gas footprint comes from agriculture. As a food company, our biggest opportunity for positive impact lies at the farm level of our supply chain.

Our commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres by 2030 builds on decades of work by employees past and present to prioritize the people and places growing our ingredients.

Breaking Down Local and National Efforts to Improve Food Security in the U.S.

Words by Thomas Schueneman
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

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