Although the company is a little outside of the food world, there are transferable lessons in how Corning Inc.s commitment to energy productivity and visible senior leadership is improving the climate for energy management.
Kettle Foods Inc., which has built a reputation on environmental consciousness, in September held the ribbon cutting on its second U.S. facility. The Beloit, Wis., plant is the first food plant to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Its amazing to see how $3-a-gallon gasoline finally has set off a frenzy to find alternatives to oil, not just here in the U.S. but around the world. Will we someday be competing with our own SUVs for food?