Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc is being recognized for its work in sustainability by two different leading sustainability organizations that honor companies doing good for the planet.
After two consecutive years of neutralizing emissions originated in the international transport of its organic apples, Chilean exporter Copefrut takes another step within the framework of its sustainability policy, achieving the CarbonNeutral Product certification from Climate Impact Partner.
Equitable Food Initiative and Measure to Improve, announced the successful completion of the two-year Produce & Reduce pilot program which was implemented on three farming operations and funded by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB)
Revitalizing its sustainability promise, the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce has released the first edition of its sustainability report, “Expect the world from us,” outlining its accomplishments and vision for the future.
Addressing the need for extensive reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, StePac, L.A. Ltd. analyzed supply chains it is closely involved with to assess how its advanced packaging preserves quality of fresh produce during handling, shipping, and storing, and by doing so reduces waste and saves GHG emissions.
Through a combination of solar, wind, fuel cells and cogeneration, Taylor Farms has seen a reduction of 12,190 metric tons of CO2 emissions over the course of the year, a 94 percent increase from 2017, which is equivalent to the GHG emissions from 2,588 vehicles driven for one year.