Wed, 07/21/2021 – 16:57
The processed and packaged food industry has an especially voracious appetite for energy. Consider this: About 30 percent of global energy is consumed by the agriculture and food industry; of this, 40 percent is consumed for food processing and transportation.[i] Of equal concern is that food production plants are highly dependent on fossil fuels. The industry has been a laggard in using renewable energy.