Poll of Food Engineering Magazine readers shows industry looking to boost efficiency, reduce energy use and lower environmental impact
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As consumers and investors demand a greater focus on sustainability a new report finds the food and beverage industry setting more aggressive sustainability goals but still deferential to the bottom line. The Black & Veatch – Clear Seas Research report highlights the industry’s quest to increase efficiency, lower energy usage, and quell or upcycle byproduct waste despite a lack of in-house expertise to set and execute sustainability goals. At the same time, pressures to grow revenue and maintain profit margins complicate matters.
Food Engineering magazine says Topeka site is “lean, green and poised for growth”
TOPEKA, Kan., April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Food Engineering Magazine has named Mars Chocolate North America’s Topeka factory as “2015 Plant of the Year,” noting its just-in-time manufacturing, excellence in food safety innovation, clean design technology, emphasis on lean manufacturing and LEED Gold certification.