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Tetra Pak wins two awards for environmental innovation

Tetra Top(R) with Separable Top delivers the convenience of a bottle, the environmental profile of a carton and a contemporary look and feel. Designed to facilitate sorting and recycling, the plastic top can be easily separated from the sleeve with a press of the thumb, thanks to the pre-cut perforation on the outer layer of the cardboard.Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has won two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony in Nuremberg, Germany. Tetra Top®with Separable Top was awarded Best Carton and Tetra Pak's bio based caps won the Best Closure category.


Whole Planet Foundation launches campaign to end global poverty


Foundation aims to raise $5 million in 42 days to fund microlending programs worldwide

Whole Planet Foundation is kicking off its 2015 Prosperity Campaign at Whole Foods Market with the goal of raising $5 million for microlending programs worldwide—enough to help 135,000 people lift themselves out of poverty and start a new life.


DMA Solutions Launches New Marketing Services Website

New Technology Personalizes and Enhances the Visitor’s Experience

DMA Solutions, Inc., a specialized marketing agency dedicated to driving demand for fresh fruits and vegetables, launches their newly designed website created to enhance the visitor’s and prospect buyer’s experience.

Inspired by the bright colors of fresh fruits and vegetables, DMA has created an eye-catching, progressive parallax scrolling website that showcases DMA’s commitment to marketing excellence for their company and for future clients from the fresh produce industry.  Built on Hubspot’s Content Optimization System or COS, visitors of the website will likely have a unique experience based on the way they navigate preferences presented to them throughout the website.


The Grinstead Group To Deliver Customized Services To Food Industry Clients

Fresh produce industry veteran, Steve Grinstead, announces the launch of The Grinstead Group, a company that will specialize in executive placement, financial and succession planning and other business strategy development services.  The company, based in Dallas, Texas, will serve companies and professionals across the food industry. 


VLK Architects attends Advocates for Architecture Day 2015

VLK Architects traveled to the Texas Capitol as part of the Texas Society of Architects Advocates for Architecture DayVLK Architects traveled to the Texas Capitol as part of the Texas Society of Architects Advocates for Architecture Day to meet with legislators and promote the importance of architectural design and urban planning. Their mission was to express concerns impacting the industry, such as historical preservation, sustainability and energy conservation.


EPA Issues the Last Pending Federal Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas

$200 million facility will bring 250 construction jobs to the McAllen area

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing the final federal greenhouse gas (GHG) permit in the state of Texas. EPA has completed processing all submitted federal GHG permit applications, with the remaining applications transferred to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

“We have worked with Texas and Texas businesses to issue over 60 GHG permits, creating well over 20,000 jobs and bringing over $24 billion in projects to the Texas economy,” said Regional Administrator Ron Curry. “I am proud of our team’s innovation and tireless effort to achieve this important milestone.”


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