Bellagreen celebrated Earth Week last year with a pledge to cut its plastic footprint in half by March 2020.
Just Salad, home of the World’s Largest Restaurant Reusable Program, has appointed Janani Lee as its first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer to lead the company in expanding its sustainability prac
Restaurants need to lead by example.
Wendy’s wants to continue to improve transparency, traceability, and accountability of its food.
The undertaking has been nearly two years in the making.
Did you know that the coffee we drink depends on the health, prosperity and well-being of 25 million coffee producers, 10 million hectares of coffee farms, and the continued ability of nature to su
The coffee crop is highly vulnerable to rising temperatures. In fact, one study showed that climate change has the potential to cut the world’s coffee-growing area in half by 2050.
Marking the November 1 deadline set out by the brand in July, CAVA - the Washington D.C.
Restaurants are rallying to ban plastic straws, and it could be the first step in a much larger movement.
Farm Burger, a restaurant group offering 100 percent grassfed, grass-finished beef burgers, has been recognized for its role in promoting good food and sustainable food systems on the annual Good F
Just ahead of National Coffee Day this Saturday, Dunkin’ and National DCP (NDCP), the franchisee-owned supply chain management cooperative, announced a five-year agreement with World Coffee Researc
Freight Farms, a leading innovator of smart hydroponic software and containerized growing environments, announced the addition of Grown by Freight Farms, an on-site vertical farming service, to its
How two lifelong friends put a mission to action through sandwiches—and a farm.
The chain says it will be the first in quick service to source vine-ripened, greenhouse-grown fresh tomatoes.
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.
In 2012, we guessed the trends of 2017. How did we do?
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