The billion-dollar banana maker announced an ambitious plan to eliminate fossil-based plastic packaging by 2025, and reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Dole's plan Turn food waste into repurposed solutions like...
- Pineapple skin packaging
- New snacks made from rejected fruit
- Facilities powered by food waste converted into electricity.
What to expect Other major food producers will respond. The goal-setting sustainability trend continues, and only time will tell whether R&D goal-making converts into tangible results.
In the meantime, you can feel a little bit better about your next purchase of a Nicaraguan-born Dole banana.
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