Hy-Vee Adopts Seafood Supplier Code of Conduct

December 1, 2021 Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee, Inc. reinforces its commitment to environmentally and socially responsible seafood by announcing the adoption of its new Seafood Supplier Code of Conduct (SCoC). As a leader in providing customers with responsible seafood choices, Hy-Vee has joined a growing contingent of retailers committed to upholding human and labor rights in its supply chains.

New Scholarship to Support Students with Ties to US Shrimp Industry

December 1, 2021 Southern Shrimp Alliance

In 2022, SSA will award post-secondary educational scholarships to two students in each of the eight states where the southeastern shrimp industry operates (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). The sixteen recipients will receive up to $1,000 towards an area of study of their choice at any post-secondary institution, including trade and vocational schools.

JBS is Entering The Cultivated Protein Market With the Acquisition of Biotech Foods and the Construction of a Plant in Europe

December 1, 2021 JBS

JBS, the largest global protein company and the world’s second-largest food industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire control of Spanish company BioTech Foods. The deal signals the company’s entry into the cultivated protein market, which consists of producing food from animal cells and includes investment in building a new plant in Spain to scale up production. Along with the acquisition, JBS is also announcing the setting up of Brazil’s first cultivated protein research & development (R&D) center.

Hooray Foods Secures $2.7M Seed Extension for Plant-Based Bacon

December 1, 2021 Hooray Foods

Hooray Foods, a mission-driven creator of plant-based bacon, announced it raised a strategic seed extension of more than $2.7 million.

BloomNet Introduces Farm2Florist, a Global Floral Marketplace Supplying Fresh Blooms to Florists Nationwide

December 1, 2021 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

BloomNet®, the floral and gourmet industry’s most innovative service provider, has launched Farm2Florist, a comprehensive wholesale floral marketplace offering florists the finest selection of fresh flowers from around the world, delivered quickly and dependably at attractive pricing.