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Leading Brands and Retailers Partner to Increase Fair Trade Offerings as Part of Sustainable Coffee Challenge

Major Commitments to Fair Trade Certified™ Coffee Support Farming Communities Facing Industry-Wide Pricing Challenges
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OAKLAND, Calif., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, in collaboration with the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, announces a group of joint commitments with major partners deeply committed to sustainable coffee sourcing and improved farmer livelihoods. This announcement comes at a pivotal moment for c

Bon Appétit Management Company Sets New Standard for Sustainable Seafood Sourcing

New Fish to Fork program offers guidelines for supporting local, small-scale, environmentally responsible fishing and aquaculture
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Palo Alto, CA - September 20, 2011 - “Eating local” has become a way of life for many consumers, but even dedicated locavores flounder when they enter the murky waters of local seafood. Just because a fish came off a nearby dock doesn’t always make it a local fish, and “local” doesn’t always equal “sustainable” in regards to certain species or how the fish were caught. Meanwhile, many conscientious consumers avoid farmed seafood entirely, unaware that responsible local producers exist.  

James Beard Foundation Names Bon Appétit Management Company CEO Fedele Bauccio Recipient of Inaugural Leadership Award

Recognizing 10 Visionaries – including First Lady Michelle Obama – Who Are Creating a More Healthful, Sustainable, and Safe Food World
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Bon Appétit Management Company is proud to announce that CEO and founder Fedele Bauccio has been honored with one of the inaugural James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards. The new awards were established to recognize visionaries in the business, government, and education sectors responsible for creating a healthier, safer, and more sustainable food world. The honorees range from urban agriculture heroes to tireless school-food pioneers.  Bauccio said he was “deeply humbled” to be recognized alongside First Lady Michelle Obama, for her fight against childhood obesity; Edible Schoolyard revolutionary Alice Waters; sustainable agriculture pioneer Fred Kirschenmann; urban-farming superhero Will Allen; and the other distinguished luminaries, Debra Eschmeyer, Sheri L. Flies, Jan Kees Vis, Janet Poppendieck, and Craig Watson.

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Bon Appétit Management Company is proud to announce that CEO and founder Fedele Bauccio has been honored with one of the inaugural James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards. The new awards were established to recognize visionaries in the business, government, and education sectors responsible for creating a healthier, safer, and more sustainable food world. The honorees range from urban agriculture heroes to tireless school-food pioneers.  Bauccio said he was “deeply humbled” to be recognized alongside First Lady Michelle Obama, for her fight against childhood obesity; Edible Schoolyard revolutionary Alice Waters; sustainable agriculture pioneer Fred Kirschenmann; urban-farming superhero Will Allen; and the other distinguished luminaries, Debra Eschmeyer, Sheri L. Flies, Jan Kees Vis, Janet Poppendieck, and Craig Watson.

Bon Appétit Management Company Wins Princeton Review Top Honors for Campus Food

Students at Wheaton College Rank local, sustainable Food #1 in Princeton Review Survey
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Bon Appétit Management Company chefs  at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL won the #1 slot nationally for college food in the Princeton Review’s annual survey of the country’s top colleges. Bon Appétit chefs took top honors for tasty, healthy, innovative, responsibly sourced, local, seasonal food. Over 30 Wheaton-area farmers supply the college with farm-fresh food as part of Bon Appétit's Farm to Fork program.

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Bon Appétit Management Company chefs  at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL won the #1 slot nationally for college food in the Princeton Review’s annual survey of the country’s top colleges. Bon Appétit chefs took top honors for tasty, healthy, innovative, responsibly sourced, local, seasonal food. Over 30 Wheaton-area farmers supply the college with farm-fresh food as part of Bon Appétit's Farm to Fork program.

Bon Appétit Management Company Celebrates Low Carbon Diet Day

Encouraging Eco-Minded Eaters to Make Meat an Occasional Treat
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Palo Alto, CA - April 14, 2011 - Consumers are getting savvier about how their food choices affect the planet. More are choosing locally grown or raised food and dabbling in occasional vegetarianism, a.k.a. “flexitarianism.” But “local” doesn’t automatically mean low carbon: even cattle grazing next door are still emitting methane, a greenhouse gas 25 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

Bon Appetit Mgmt Co and United Farm Workers Release Groundbreaking Farm Labor Report

Farmworkers lack legal protections, rights that other sectors take for granted
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The Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the United States is a groundbreaking report on farmworker rights released today by sustainable food service provider Bon Appetit Management Company and United Farm Workers (UWF), with support from Oxfam America. The most comprehensive picture released to date of the reality faced by 1.4 million crop farmworkers, it highlights the working conditions and abuses suffered by America’s least-valued but critically important workforce: the people who pick our food. PDFs of the executive summary and full report, along with high-resolution photos of farmworkers, can be downloaded from http://bamco.com/page/114/farmworker-inventory.htm.

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The Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the United States is a groundbreaking report on farmworker rights released today by sustainable food service provider Bon Appetit Management Company and United Farm Workers (UWF), with support from Oxfam America. The most comprehensive picture released to date of the reality faced by 1.4 million crop farmworkers, it highlights the working conditions and abuses suffered by America’s least-valued but critically important workforce: the people who pick our food. PDFs of the executive summary and full report, along with high-resolution photos of farmworkers, can be downloaded from http://bamco.com/page/114/farmworker-inventory.htm.

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