Nestlé Partners With Suppliers to Reduce Emissions

Nestlé and two of its suppliers, Cargill and ETG|Beyond Beans, have initiated a regenerative agriculture project that uses agroforestry to regenerate land around cocoa farms.

Two million shade trees will be distributed to 20,000 farmers, to be planted and cared for in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It is estimated that 500,000 tons of carbon will be reduced and removed over a 20-year period.


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How Will Chocolate-Makers Respond to Rising Cocoa Prices?

Cocoa prices have doubled in the past year, and commodity prices surpassed the $10,000/ton mark in the latter part of March 2024, as compared to the $2,000 to $3,000 range of the past 15 years.

Chocolate makers and others in the food industry must look for solutions, and customers will see changes in pricing and product design as a result.


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Walmart Selling Intermodal Assets to J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt will purchase intermodal containers and fleets from Walmart to better deliver goods at low cost and carbon footprint.

J.B. Hunt’s purchase of Walmart’s intermodal assets further secures the company’s position as an industry leader in intermodal transportation.


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This post is based on the Railway Age article, J.B. Hunt to Purchase Walmart’s Intermodal Assets, by Carolina Worrell, February 23, 2024, […]

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Tesla’s Location Factors for an SC Distribution Center

Tesla is opening a 251,000-square-foot warehouse dedicated to regional parts distribution in South Carolina.

Tesla cited skilled labor availability, a business-friendly environment, high quality of life, and proximity to 90 million people as the reasons why South Carolina’s Greenville County was chosen as its distribution site.


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