Sustainability Report Highlights Organics, Co-ops

Efforts to reduce waste and energy consumption in the supply chain are detailed in a new report from the Sustainable Food Trade Association http://www.sustainablefoodtrade.org.  64 SFTA member companies strongly emphasize organics and include cooperatives Organic Valley, PCC Natural Markets, New Pioneer, Hanover, Wedge, Outpost, Bluff Country, Chico Natural Foods, and others.  The second annual “Member Sustainability Progress Report” is available at the http://www.sustainablefoodtrade.org website and covers 11 areas from farm to retail in which 22 member businesses are reporting and analyzing reduced packaging and waste, increased energy efficiencies, use of renewable energy, and more.  Contact: Sandra Marquardt, 301-592-0077, [email protected]

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