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S&D Coffee & Tea Continues Sustainability Efforts

S&D Coffee & Tea has released its 2019 Sustainability Report, Rooted in Impact, summarizing efforts and progress made throughout 2017 and 2018. As the industry landscape continues to evolve, S&D is committed to bringing effective sustainable solutions to the forefront of its business. The report highlights the company’s role in creating real change across the […]

Eco-Products Introduces Line of Compostable Utensils

Eco-Products, a Novolex brand, announced the introduction of a line of compostable utensils for use in Cutlerease, a new dispenser that offers customers one fork, knife or spoon at a time. The patented system improves cleanliness, reduces waste, saves space and provides customers with a more convenient way to get compostable utensils. Waddington North America, […]

Snowfox Group Makes Sushi Sustainability Easier

Snowfox Group, a full-service sushi bar and restaurant provider, relies on FishChoice, a Colorado-based nonprofit offering the largest online database of seafood sustainability data, to meet the commitments of the retailers they serve including Costco, Albertsons, and Kroger. “We are proud to serve as the exclusive fresh sushi program provider to Costco Wholesale, and we’re […]

Buffalo Wild Wings Taps Quest for Waste and Recycling Program

Quest Resource Holding Corporation, a national leader in environmental reuse, recycling, and waste disposal services, announced that it added Buffalo Wild Wings to its portfolio of customers. Under the multi-year agreement, Quest will manage a comprehensive waste and recycling program to 516 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants located throughout the United States. “We selected Quest because […]

Blue Sushi Sake Grill Becomes Seafood Watch’s Largest Sushi Restaurant Group

This year, Blue Sushi Sake Grill enacted their Conscious Earth movement, a concept-wide program that looks to make a positive difference on the planet by leading the restaurant industry in seafood sustainability. With this program, Blue formed a partnership with the Monterey Bay Seafood Aquarium Seafood Watch program, making them the largest sushi restaurant group […]

Tyson Foods Makes Sustainability Progress

Tyson Foods released its 2018 sustainability report, demonstrating progress and increased transparency across key sustainability measures, including, farming practices, worker health and safety, hunger relief and more. The company accomplished the following in 2018: Workplace Safety: More than doubled its 10 percent year-over-year commitment to reduce OSHA recordable workplace injuries and illnesses (a 22 percent […]

Darden Announces Improvements to Animal Welfare Policy

Darden Restaurants, Inc. today announced an animal welfare policy that encourages higher welfare outcomes for farm animals in its supply chain. As part of the policy, Darden intends to form an external Animal Welfare Advisory Council that the Company will leverage to continually ensure its animal welfare program is based on best available science and industry-wide practices, […]

Impossible Foods Boosts Sustainability Across Key Metrics

Impossible Foods publishes a comprehensive life cycle assessment on Impossible Burger 2.0, the food tech startup’s award-winning, plant-based meat. When consumers buy an Impossible Burger instead of a burger from cows, they reduce their impact across every significant environmental category, including land-use, use of freshwater, greenhouse gas emissions, and aquatic pollution from runoff. According to […]

Arc Cardinal Partners with Slow Food USA on Sustainability Efforts

Arc Cardinal, a North American leading tabletop supplier to the hospitality industry, announced its partnership with Slow Food USA, a movement creating change through good, clean and fair food for all. Arc Cardinal, a subsidiary of Arc, has had a strong focus on sustainability for many years. Initiatives with a focus on the environment and […]

San Diego’s Lionfish Restaurant Receives 2019 James Beard Smart Catch Leader Accolade

Clique Hospitality’s Lionfish, the modern restaurant located inside Pendry Hotel in the heart of San Diego’s famed Gaslamp Quarter, is proud to announce its esteemed recognition as a James Beard Foundation Smart Catch Leader for 2019. Led by Executive Chef Jose “JoJo” Ruiz, Lionfish is a design-driven restaurant that offers modern coastal cuisine featuring fresh-catch […]

James Beard Foundation Launches Multi-Year Campaign to End Food Waste

The James Beard Foundation announced the launch of Waste Not, a multi-year campaign designed to encourage culinary professionals and home cooks to reduce food waste by thinking differently about food and adopting full-use cooking methods. The campaign will urge Americans to start with small changes just one day a week—on Waste Not Wednesday. If all Americans […]