Thursday, September 29, 2022
HomeDairy‘Carbon impartial’ dairy co raises $12m

‘Carbon impartial’ dairy co raises $12m

Further buyers within the spherical embody Japanese agency World Mind, its CVC companions Kirin Holdings Firm, Restricted and Norinchukin Financial institution, and Craig Shapiro of New York-based Collaborative Fund.

The SCS licensed​​​ carbon impartial model – which is distributed nationally by UNFI and KeHE and is now obtainable at 2,000+ grocery shops together with Complete Meals Market, Sprouts and Goal – works immediately with dairy farmers to cut back emissions, then purchases carbon credit from US dairy farmers “who flip cow emissions into renewable vitality​​” [turning manure into energy via anaerobic digestion] to offset the stability, says founder and CEO Marcus Lovell Smith, whose household has a dairy farm in New Hampshire​​​.

Whereas some commentators have been skeptical about any try to place dairy milk as an environmentally-friendly alternative, most People nonetheless drink cow’s milk, so attempting to present customers higher choices inside a class they’re reluctant to surrender appeared like a realistic method to make a distinction, Smith advised FoodNavigator-USA in a current interview​​​.  

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