The UK foodservice wholesaler – which supplies everything from baked goods to snacks and Red Tractor accredited and MSC certified foodstuffs – has announced another milestone in its goal to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2025.
The food giant has launched a regenerative pilot programme with Kansas wheat farmers situated in the Cheney Reservoir, which will ultimately improve the overall water quality provided to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.
The Oreo maker’s 2018 Impact Progress Report, entitled 'Snacking Made Right', highlights its use of less energy, water and waste across the group, as well as its move to paper-based packaging and its focus on mindful consumption.
Efforts by snack manufacturers to improve their sustainability credentials continue with UK firm United Biscuits reporting "great progress" in its six-pronged sustainability blueprint launched last year.
Mindful of its carbon footprint, Mey Selections is the first consumer goods company in Scotland to gain a carbon reduction label following data-mining efforts to pinpoint carbon emissions along the supply chain for its Scottish shortbread product.