Process and Operations / Sustainability

Cast Your Vote For Food Processing's 2012 Green Plant of the Year

Food Processing wants to honor the visionary food and beverage companies that are creating a sustainable future.

The nominations are in. Take a moment to review the nominees for the food and beverage company you believe should be our 2012 Green Plant of the Year.

  • An expansion at GENERAL MILLS' ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., facility was awarded the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Gold certification earlier this year, making it the first General Mills production facility to earn this distinction for sustainable design and construction. Out of the 8,000 LEED-certified projects in the world, there are fewer than 10 certified food production facilities. >> read more and place your vote
  • HORMEL FOODS officially opened the doors of its 348,000-sq.-ft. Progressive Processing facility in DUBUQUE, IOWA, on Jan. 25, 2010. Six months later, Progressive Processing achieved LEED Gold Certification, making it one of the first manufacturing plants to be LEED-certified at any level, and the first refrigerated foods facility with this designation. >> read more and place your vote