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carbon footprint of food

Climate-Friendly Cooking: New Tool Helps Food Blogs Carbon Label Their Recipes

4 Mins Read A new online tool has been created so that food blogs and websites can add carbon labels to their recipes. Partnering with WP Recipe Maker, a recipe plug-in for web publishing software WordPress, My Emissions automatically calculates the carbon footprint of recipes using its ingredients, and can even make more specific estimates if the life […]

Flora Parent Company To Carbon Label 100 Million Plant-Based Products

4 Mins Read Upfield, the parent company of multiple brands of plant-based spreads, butters and creams including Flora, Proactiv and Becel, has announced that it will be introducing on-pack carbon labelling to 100 million products by the end of 2021. Major food brands and restaurants have been embracing carbon labels in recent months as consumers begin coupling their […]

“7 More Planets”: 8 Shocking Facts From The G20 Food Footprint Report

4 Mins Read Representing 20 of the largest economies in the world, the consumption habits of G20 states are among the most important in affecting the planet and its resources. Though they make up only 10% of the world’s countries, they produce almost three-quarters of the total carbon emissions from the entire global food system. This makes their […]