Bimbo Bakeries USA Earns 2022 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for the Fifth Year in a Row

May 6, 2022 Bimbo Bakeries USA

Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., a proud member of the Grupo Bimbo family, is honored to announce that it has received the 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy in recognition of its company-wide commitment to energy management strategy and leadership in the baking industry.

21 Years: Food Lion Receives Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

May 6, 2022 Food Lion

For more than two decades, Food Lion has been committed to sustainability, and these efforts continue to earn the omnichannel retailer national recognition. For the 21st consecutive year, Food Lion has earned the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Ranks Hormel Foods in Top 100 for Green Power Use

April 27, 2022 Hormel Foods Corporation

Hormel Foods Corporation announces that, for the first time, it appears as No. 57 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Fortune 500® list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership (GPP). Hormel Foods recently joined the EPA’s Green Power Partnership and is offsetting more than 53 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which represents 7% of its operations’ total power needs.

Decco Receives EPA Registration for Decco DMN Aerosol to Protect Potatoes While in Storage

January 10, 2022 Decco Worldwide Post-Harvest

Decco U.S. Post-Harvest, Inc. the post-harvest affiliate of UPL Limited, announces the launch of Decco DMN Aerosol at the 2022 Potato Expo in Anaheim. Decco adds the new EPA-registered product to its growing potato storage portfolio available across North America.

Smithfield Foods Commits to Reduce Food Loss and Waste 50% by 2030

January 7, 2022 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods announced a new goal to halve overall food loss and waste in its U.S. company-owned operations by 2030. The new commitment aligns with various resource conservation and waste reduction initiatives the company has underway in its operations, including efforts to reduce overall waste sent to landfills by 75% and achieve zero-waste-to-landfill certification at three-quarters of its U.S. facilities by 2025.