2016 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Griffith Foods

Prairie Research Institute

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For almost one hundred years, Griffith Foods has been a key contributor and active member within the global food industry. Founded in 1919 originally as Griffith Laboratories, the fourth generation family-owned organization is a global developer and manufacturer of customized food ingredients. They produce seasonings, food textures and coatings, sauces, bakery and dough products, functional blends, and food safety solutions. <br> <br> Through their sustainability efforts, the company increased cafeteria recycling by 50%, diverted 1.3 million pounds of liquid waste from landfills, and reduced water use in sanitation by 537,000 gallons in 2015.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherChampaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
StatePublished - Apr 2019

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NameTN Series (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center) ; TN19-136


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