Kraft Heinz Seeks to Reduce Carbon Emissions by Over 99% Across 10 U.S. Plants With Help from a $170 Million Investment from U.S. Department of Energy

The Kraft Heinz Company has announced it has been selected for award negotiations to receive up to $170 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstration to support the implementation of clean energy projects at 10 of the Company’s U.S. plants. These plants produce various food products, and these new projects’ technologies can be replicated across a wide range of food and beverage manufacturers. This investment will fund part of “The Delicious Decarbonization Through Integrated Electrification and Energy Storage” project, helping these locations reduce annual emissions…

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Kraft Heinz Partners With Carlton Power to Deliver Company’s First-Ever Renewable Green Hydrogen Project in the UK

The Kraft Heinz Company has signed an agreement with Carlton Power, the UK energy infrastructure development company, to study the development of a renewable green hydrogen plant at its Kitt Green manufacturing plant in Wigan, Greater Manchester. Kitt Green is one of the largest food processing plants in Europe and one of the largest Kraft Heinz facilities in the world, producing a quarter of a million tons of food annually and employing approximately 850 people. The proposed 20MW Kitt Green hydrogen plant, the first to be taken forward by Kraft…

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Kraft Heinz Releases 2023 Environmental Social Governance Report, Revealing Continued Progress Toward Goals Across Three Priority Pillars

The Kraft Heinz Company recently released its 2023 Environmental Social Governance (“ESG”) Report, ‘Together at the Table,’ sharing progress toward its ambitious goals to nourish the communities it serves and the planet through bold innovations and collaboration. The report highlights advancements across the Company’s three key pillars – Healthy Living & Community Support, Environmental Stewardship, and Responsible Sourcing. “As we work to lead the future of food, we strive to do so responsibly. And as one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, we embrace the opportunity…

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Kraft Heinz Introduces First Fully Recyclable Ketchup Capl

The launch by Kraft Heinz Company of its first fully recyclable cap for its famous squeezy ketchup bottle demonstrates the collaborative achievement utilizing the innovative design and manufacturing capabilities of Berry Global in supporting retail brands with a move towards more sustainable packaging solutions. Historically, Heinz sauce bottles used a flexible silicone valve to deliver a consistent portion of sauce per squeeze, but this was -often challenging to recycle. Together with Berry Global Heinz has now switched to a mono-material cap, manufactured in PP. This means it meets requirements for…

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Kraft Heinz Announces Goal to Reduce the Use of Virgin Plastic Globally by 20 Percent – or more than 100 Million Pounds – by 2030

The Kraft Heinz Company announces a new goal in 2023 to reduce the use of virgin plastic in its global packaging portfolio by 20 percent by 2030 – a critical step in decreasing its use of fossil fuels and finding more sustainable product packaging options. This change is estimated to reduce the use of approximately 100 million pounds of virgin plastic1, the equivalent of nearly five Eiffel Towers in weight. This goal builds on the existing investments the Company has made across its portfolio to reduce plastic use and meet…

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