The chain wants to divert half of all of its restaurant waste from landfills by 2020.
Data shows that millennials rank the use of environmentally friendly packaging as the most important thing a brand can do to demonstrate commitment to sustainability.
Operators tackle the nation’s food-waste problem, which isn’t just good for the environment—it also makes good business sense.
As fish stocks suffer, brands are turning to underutilized seafood varieties as more responsible replacements.
The chain wants to prevent 150 million metric tons of emissions by 2030.
Each year, an estimated 600 billion paper and plastic cups are distributed globally and though Starbucks cups only account for an estimated 1 percent of that total, the company is not leaving the p
Sustainability isn’t just a rallying cry from conservationists. Increasingly limited resources and market pressure could disrupt our supply chain within the century.
“Sustainable food” means many different things to many different people, but limited-service operators are resolute in one mission: saving the planet through the ingredients they source.
Sustainable operations were all the rage a decade ago, but aren’t as trendy today. Here’s what operators are doing to keep the sustainable-operations movement alive.
As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin’ Donuts announced plans Wednesday to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in sp
McDonald’s 2018 goals are turning out to be eco-friendly, not just wallet friendly.
Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh has partnered with Eco-Products to offer innovative dinnerware that does double duty, helping guests and the environment at the same time.
If it’s a priority for the consumer, it certainly needs to be a priority for the restaurant as well.
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Homegrown, the rapidly expanding, Seattle-based fast casual concept created by Forbes “30 Under 30” duo Ben Friedman and Brad Gillis, is changing things up as it evolves from a sandwich-fo
Saying “healthy animals provide safe food,” Bruce Feinberg, the senior director at McDonald’s responsible for Global Quality Systems, wrote an article in
October is National Seafood Month and Slapfish, a modern seafood franchise serving up bold, crave-worthy dishes, is on a mission to raise awareness around the misconceptions of farmed fish.
Farmer Bros. Co., a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products, announced today that it has been awarded McDonald’s 2017 U.S.A.
When you order food + juice from Grabbagreen in Coeur d’Alene, it may look like any other health-conscious beverage or bowl; however, you will be tasting the freshest possible vegetables which are
Building on four decades of sourcing, roasting and serving Colombian coffee worldwide, Starbucks announced that it will increase its investments in agronomy and technology training to support the n
Urban-farming solutions like hydroponics, aquaponics, and aeroponics could be a local-sourcing game-changer for limited-service operators.
Giardino Gourmet Salads extended its food promise of nutritional empowerment even further after announcing that all chicken purchased by the brand will be sustainably farmed and only 100 percent al
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Chopt Creative Salad Company, a pioneering fast-casual chain, announced its partnership with Sea to Table, the leading purveyor of sustainable American seafood, to supply wild-caught shrimp from U.
When Starbucks launched its first corporate social responsibility report in 2002, its aspiration was to be recognized as much for its commitment to social responsibility as the quality of its coffe
While not technically a measure of healthfulness, transparency carries a perception of well-being for conscious consumers.
Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a shimmering 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a de
Qdoba Mexican Eats and Jack in the Box restaurants announced their support of an industry-wide effort to improve the welfare of broiler chickens.
Project Juice, California’s esteemed organic cold-pressed juice and clean eating company, proudly aims to change public perception surrounding an emerging food category—ugly produce—through the lau