New Zealand Grass-fed Beef and Lamb Carbon Footprint Among Lowest in the World

November 15, 2022 Beef + Lamb New Zealand

A new study conducted by global experts confirms New Zealand is one of the most efficient beef and lamb producers globally. The carbon footprint of New Zealand lamb is 14.73 lbs. CO2e / lb. meat and New Zealand beef is 21.94 lbs. CO2e / lb. meat1. Consuming New Zealand grass-fed beef and lamb 2-3 days a week for an entire year is equivalent to a road trip from Los Angeles to Houston2.

COPEFRUT Expands Commitment to Measuring and Offsetting Carbon Footprint

April 28, 2022 COPEFRUT

For the second consecutive year, Copefrut Chile has obtained the most internationally recognized carbon neutrality certification, CarbonNeutral® from Natural Capital Partners, for the transportation of its organic apples. The certification covers the sea and land transport of Copefruit’s organic apples to the U.S. and European markets and demonstrates the company’s leadership in environmental matters and renews its commitment to climate action. The 3,885 tons exported is equivalent to a full load of more than 120 million cell phones or more than 500,000 liters of gasoline consumed. 

Low Carbon Footprint Dairy Organic Valley Announces Ambitious New Program to Become First in Category to Reach Carbon Neutrality Without Carbon Offset Reliance

March 16, 2022 Organic Valley

During a panel of climate experts, farmers, and food brands at Natural Products Expo West, low carbon footprint dairy Organic Valley announced the launch of its ambitious program to reach carbon neutrality through a new carbon insetting program. With the help of key partners and consumers, the cooperative of small, organic family farms plans to work towards a carbon-neutral food system through a carbon insetting program that will incentivize and assist Organic Valley farmers with implementing regenerative, climate-smart farming practices.

Aramark Rolls Out Cool Food Meals on Residential Dining Menus, Identifies 350 Lower Carbon Footprint Dishes

January 3, 2022 Aramark

Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service provider, is making it easier for students at 10 U.S.-based universities to make climate-friendly choices, by introducing Cool Food Meals on residential dining menus this semester.

SpartanNash Eliminating 10% of Fleet Mileage, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Nearly 10,000 Metric Tons in 2022

December 2, 2021 SpartanNash

SpartanNash is reducing the company’s carbon footprint in 2022 through an annual fleet mileage decrease in excess of seven million miles, representing 10% of total fleet mileage. This network optimization eliminates nearly 10,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and provides faster, fresher and more cost-effective deliveries for SpartanNash’s food retailer customers.