The organic food industry continues to thrive despite the recent economic hard times. Folks that care about their health and the environment still put priority on buying natural and organic even when money gets tight.
That is why some of the giants of the food industry are trying to hide under a fabricated veil of earth friendly and sustainable.
Even McDonalds is handing out awards to its own suppliers!
McDonald’s now has its own U.S. Sustainability Award, established three years ago “to recognize the importance of sustainability as an area of growing importance to the business.” In 2010, McD’s selected Cargill as the award recipient.
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