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The New Protein Aisle: So We Don't Eat Ourselves Out of House and Home
The New Protein Aisle: So We Don't Eat Ourselves Out of House and Home

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As the veggie diet revolution continues to gain ground, we look at plant-based doppelgangers of two of our most beloved animal-based foods and why they could be key to saving the planet from ourselves.

Demonstrating a Seismic Shift in Dairy Sustainability Collaboration
Demonstrating a Seismic Shift in Dairy Sustainability Collaboration

COLLABORATION - California faces a unique tension: On one side, we are blessed with a mild climate and rich alluvial soils that combine to give California some of the most fertile farmland in the world. Juxtaposed with that, it is one of the world’s most desirable places to live.

Climate-Beneficial Wine, Waste-Saving Gin Latest Ways to Imbibe Sustainably
Climate-Beneficial Wine, Waste-Saving Gin Latest Ways to Imbibe Sustainably

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A landmark soil study from Bonterra Vineyards that proves the climate benefits of organic and biodynamic farming, and a new UK gin made from surplus table grapes, mean these wines and spirit help you “drink responsibly.”

Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices
Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices

SUPPLY CHAIN - Anheuser-Busch partnership will produce more efficient rice-growing practices, while General Mills has committed to regenerate 1M acres of farmland by 2030.

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EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains
EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Site offers tools to help supply chain professionals meet corporate environmental targets.

Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa
Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa

SUPPLY CHAIN - New Fairtrade Foundation campaign calls on the UK government and companies to end ‘shameful’ exploitation of cocoa farmers by 2030, in line with the SDGs.

Knorr, WWF Suggest 50 Future Foods to Fix Our Food System
Knorr, WWF Suggest 50 Future Foods to Fix Our Food System

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - From naturally pest-resistant grains to vitamin-rich flowers and drought-defying roots, they outline 50 nutritious foods that are better for our health and environment.

Clif Bar Ag Fund to Help Organic Farmers Weather Economic Challenges
Clif Bar Ag Fund to Help Organic Farmers Weather Economic Challenges

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The Clif Ag Fund will help increase the economic resilience of organic farmers in Clif’s supply chain — including lower energy costs from day one.

Q&A: How Annie’s Is Working to Cultivate ‘Organic for Everybunny’
Q&A: How Annie’s Is Working to Cultivate ‘Organic for Everybunny’

COLLABORATION - “I don’t see roadblocks … just lots of untapped opportunity!” — Shauna Sadowski, Annie’s Homegrown

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Chipotle, FoodBytes! Unveil Newest Classes of Food, Ag Innovators
Chipotle, FoodBytes! Unveil Newest Classes of Food, Ag Innovators

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Two startup accelerators highlight the latest startup solutions poised to disrupt our food system for good.

That’s the Spirit: Optimizing the Inputs, and Outputs, of Alcohol
That’s the Spirit: Optimizing the Inputs, and Outputs, of Alcohol

SUPPLY CHAIN - Players large and small are innovating to optimize what goes into — and comes out of — alcohol production.

Passion Fruit: Growing a Farm into a Climate-Beneficial Enterprise
Passion Fruit: Growing a Farm into a Climate-Beneficial Enterprise

WASTE NOT - Many farmers avoid wasting excess fruit by turning it into animal feed, but Sidehill Farm has found much more delicious solutions.

EMF: Unhealthy Food Production Making Healthy Eating Impossible
EMF: Unhealthy Food Production Making Healthy Eating Impossible

SUPPLY CHAIN - Hidden killers caused by food production are making healthy eating impossible for people around the world, according to a new report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion
Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion

COLLABORATION - This week, two fashion giants with extensive brand portfolios announced partnerships that show promise for cleaning up “dirty fashion.”

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The Art of Failure: Lessons for Brands from the Bottom of the Pyramid
The Art of Failure: Lessons for Brands from the Bottom of the Pyramid

SUPPLY CHAIN - Let me tell you a few things about failure — a subject on which I’m something of an expert.

New Tool Reveals $1.6T Risk of Failing to Account for Natural Capital
New Tool Reveals $1.6T Risk of Failing to Account for Natural Capital

BUSINESS CASE - Following the release last month of its groundbreaking guide to help financial institutions understand and assess their reliance on natural capital, this week the Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA) launched the world’s first comprehensive tool linking environmental change with its consequences for the economy.

When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery
When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery

SUPPLY CHAIN - This year’s holiday feasts will feature a bounty of meats, vegetables and other foods, many that people don’t know are big contributors to global warming.

Meet the Plant-Based Protein Poised to Sustainabilize the Food Industry
Meet the Plant-Based Protein Poised to Sustainabilize the Food Industry

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Along with a wave of plant-based meat innovations from startups such as Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and Right Treat, which are giving the meat industry a run for its resource-intensive money, a new plant protein solution could further revolutionize the food industry.

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AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer
AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer

PRESS RELEASE -   Next week Americans across the country will sit down with their friends and families to celebrate Thanksgiving. Collectively, those families will also throw away an estimated 200 million pounds of turkey during the holiday, costing us $293 million as a nation. And that’s just one day! But most food waste comes from supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and arenas. Inedible turkey parts such as bones, and skins as well as vegetable stalks and stems, surplus ingredients, and extra pies never make it to a pot or plate.

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