While sustainability continues be a major focus in 2019, it isn’t a new priority for U.S. farmers, processors and manufacturers. As a global leader in sustainability and social responsibility, the U.S. dairy industry has had a long-standing commitment to healthy people, a healthy planet and healthy communities.
Dairy Ingredients, Market Insights, Consumer Insights, Nutrition, Dairy Resources, Sustainability, Science and Research, Food Technology, Food Production
Professionals in the food and beverage industry know well how technology can improve inefficiencies and offer eco-friendly solutions for food production. Yet, many consumers don’t fully understand the role technology plays in producing sustainable food. Addressing this education gap starts with sharing the benefits that technology has in our industry.
Dairy Ingredients, Market Insights, Nutrition, Dairy Resources, Global, Whey Protein, Sustainability, Waste Reduction
Food and beverage companies are finding new and creative ways to reduce waste. Some are doing this in response to the sustainable eating trend, others to make a positive environmental impact, or a combination of both. No matter the reasoning, using food byproducts as raw materials is one way to reduce waste. Coproducts, like whey proteins derived from milk, can be used in a variety of applications for added benefits.
Market Insights, Whey, Cheese, Permeate, Milk Powder, U.S. Dairy Products, Stewardship, Sustainability Awards, Sustainability, Environment
Nine dairy farms, businesses and partnerships were recognized at the fifth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on May 11. The judges, composed of experts throughout the dairy community, evaluated the nominees’ sustainability practices based on their economic, environmental and community impact.