New digital platform explores how we cultivate, consume and think about food
DENTON, Texas, November 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ — All over the world, new ideas are changing mankind’s relationship with food. From the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to the “ugly food movement,” ideas big and small are making an impact. To uncover such stories, Tetra Pak® has launched a new digital platform, Groundwork.
“I defy you to agitate any fellow with a full stomach,” wrote the English writer William Cobbett. While a full stomach feels good, what is less clear is how much food we need to eat to reach this state, given that people still eat when they feel satisfied. What is a ‘portion’ or a serving? It is an unspecified amount of food that someone decides you should eat. Who is this ‘someone’?
A year after opening, Sodexo employees have optimized the innovative greenhouse to grow even more crops, while significantly reducing water use and growth time
GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, recognized its dining sustainability team at Gonzaga University for celebrating the one-year anniversary of the John J. Hemmingson Center Gonzaga Greenhouse. The team worked to successfully increase crop yields using a greenhouse design that recycles and consumes one-tenth the water of traditional farming.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ — From hospital kitchens that cater to the varying nutritional needs of patients, to university dining halls that feed the busy student rush between classes, the job of a foodservice operations manager is fast-paced. Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services managing operations at 9,000 client sites throughout North America, many of which include food services, is streamlining operations to improve client and customer satisfaction through its new DRIVE Platform.
Chef Jonathan Elwell finished second in National Association of College and University Food Services national Culinary Challenge
GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has long been known for its foodservice expertise at more than 850 higher education campuses throughout North America, improving the on-campus experience for students, faculty, staff and the community.
Foodservice industry-first mobile app provides menus, nutritional information, promotions, wellness tracking and loyalty rewards
GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has introduced the BITE mobile app to its dining guests, thus allowing them to use their phones to plan ahead for healthy eating and so much more. Developed by Sodexo’s Culinary Solutions team, the app is an industry-leading use of technology to give consumers a convenient one-stop shop for nutritional information, menus, promotions, wellness tracking and loyalty rewards.
Young chef and cancer survivor shares his story to fight cancer
GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ — When Anthony Verona, a chef for Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, heard how cooking helped 16-year-old Chef Jack Witherspoon cope with battling leukemia three times, he was inspired to invite him to share his experiences with patients and families at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
$3.13 from each sale of Ally Caring Coconut will be donated to S.A.Y. Detroit
DETROIT, July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ally Financial and The Detroit Water Ice Factory announced a new water ice flavor called Ally Caring Coconut, with proceeds going to benefit the local Detroit community. As part of its 313 Pledge, Ally will donate $3.13 to local nonprofit S.A.Y. Detroit for every purchase of Ally Caring Coconut. S.A.Y Detroit provides help, shelter, food, medical care and education to those in need.
Fresh baked bars and cookies offer a healthy, hearty, happy alternative for consumers
GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Responding to consumers’ preference for healthy, filling, on-the-go snack options, Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has partnered with Rich’s Products to offer fresh baked protein energy bars and cookies in Sodexo operated cafes and retail shops across the country.