McDonald’s faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials as the economic drivers of our economy, fast-food companies are nearing the brink of a revenue cliff.
Food & Agriculture
Since October is Fair Trade Month, this week we tip our hats to major food and grocery companies making a shift to ethical sourcing. Did your favorite brand make the list?
Palm oil defines the world’s struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?
These companies are finding solutions to everyday problems by creating unique, out-of-the-box food products. What can we learn from them, and how can their concepts drive a better food system?
In response to purity scandals, Walmart plans to invest at least $25 million in Chinese food safety research. The investment promises to revamp its supply chain while assuring nervous customers that the retailer’s food products are safe.
Without drastic changes to our global food system, as many as 122 million more people could slip into extreme poverty by 2030, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization.
The food and agriculture industry could create $2.3 trillion a year by 2030 for companies with stakes in sustainable business models, according to a new report.
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
Consumers are bombarded with a plethora of healthy food products these days. But does all of this innovation mean Americans are actually eating and living healthier? Not necessarily, say researchers.
SPECIAL SERIES: How Sustainability at Home Goes Beyond
TriplePundit spoke with Ron Voglewede, global sustainability director for Whirlpool Corporation, to learn more about how the company is embracing sustainability and actionable ways consumers can do the same.
Tyson’s investment is, at a minimum, disconcerting to some animal welfare activists and Beyond Meat stakeholders. But it carries more benefits than many of us may assume.
On the heels of World Food Day, we discussed the critical issue of food waste, and the ways the public sector can drive innovation to create the change we need.
McDonald’s caught heat for its decision to once again source beef from some Amazon-based ranches in Brazil. The reversal, coming 27 years after the fast food giant said no to Amazon beef, deserves a closer look.
Ben & Jerry’s latest cause is full alignment with the Black Lives Matter movement, notwithstanding the calls for a boycott due to what opponents say is a “dangerous” campaign.
Last week, six large companies announced they would work together to educate consumers about paper and wood products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. But is this campaign really about impact or public relations?