Nearly four out of 10 consumers say they seek out companies that are environmentally aware or active, according The Packer’s Fresh Trends 2020 survey.

Young consumers and consumers with kids showed an even greater preference for environmentally aware companies, according to the survey.

Asked the question, “Do you seek out companies that are environmentally aware/active?” survey results showed:

  • 37% of more than 1,300 consumers polled said yes, while 63% of consumers said no.
  • 45% of consumers with kids said yes, compared with 32% yes responses for consumers without kids.
  • 50% of consumers 18-39 years old said yes, compared with 39% for consumers 40-49, 30% for those 50-58, and just 24% for consumers over 59.
  • 50% of Hispanic consumers said yes, compared with 48% for African American/black consumers and 33% for Caucasian/white consumers. 
 
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Submitted by R Henry on Thu, 03/05/2020 - 16:34

Conversely, I consciously avoid product with the word "sustainable" on its packaging. The term has no objective definition in terms of agriculture or packaging, and to me indicates some loon is running the marketing department at that firm.

Submitted by Jerry Todd on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 14:41

I understand you attitude. Sometimes we have to speak their language if we're going to evangelize them. Here are Magnation Water Technologies' points relating directly to the "Sustainability" mantra as it relates to what we do to make agriculture and processing more sustainable." Maybe we can help you profitably.

SDG 6: CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
We support companies who want to better manage their water use and offer improved water quality and efficiency. We will educate the public about the importance of water efficiency and highlight best ways to use water while explaining global water quality and scarcity issues. We monitor the results of improved water quality and efficiency in our clients use of our technology and create case studies to showcase these results.

SDG 7: CLEAN AND AFFORDABLE ENERGY
Our technology saves our customers energy by making their water usage more efficient. We record the energy saved through our case studies with our clients. Our clients also are asked to record this and share the information with us. We will also monitor our own energy consumption within the business.

SDG 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
We educate our distributors and our clients about the benefits of our innovative technology that can help them reduce energy needs and engage in sustainable water consumption. Through our chemical-free, energy-free and by-product-free technology, we also support our customers to eliminate their use of chemicals in water which minimizes adverse impacts on human health and our environment. We will continue to educate our distributors, clients and the wider public on the need for responsible consumption and application of water.

SDG 17: PARTNERSHIP FOR THE GOALS
We partner with international distributors who help us with our mission to change the way we use water and amplify our impact towards creating a sustainable world that support life on Earth. We will continue to grow our number of distributors to increase our impact and share with them our commitment to creating a world that works for everyone.

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Submitted by Jerry Todd on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 14:41

I understand you attitude. Sometimes we have to speak their language if we're going to evangelize them. Here are Magnation Water Technologies' points relating directly to the "Sustainability" mantra as it relates to what we do to make agriculture and processing more sustainable." Maybe we can help you profitably.

SDG 6: CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
We support companies who want to better manage their water use and offer improved water quality and efficiency. We will educate the public about the importance of water efficiency and highlight best ways to use water while explaining global water quality and scarcity issues. We monitor the results of improved water quality and efficiency in our clients use of our technology and create case studies to showcase these results.

SDG 7: CLEAN AND AFFORDABLE ENERGY
Our technology saves our customers energy by making their water usage more efficient. We record the energy saved through our case studies with our clients. Our clients also are asked to record this and share the information with us. We will also monitor our own energy consumption within the business.

SDG 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
We educate our distributors and our clients about the benefits of our innovative technology that can help them reduce energy needs and engage in sustainable water consumption. Through our chemical-free, energy-free and by-product-free technology, we also support our customers to eliminate their use of chemicals in water which minimizes adverse impacts on human health and our environment. We will continue to educate our distributors, clients and the wider public on the need for responsible consumption and application of water.

SDG 17: PARTNERSHIP FOR THE GOALS
We partner with international distributors who help us with our mission to change the way we use water and amplify our impact towards creating a sustainable world that support life on Earth. We will continue to grow our number of distributors to increase our impact and share with them our commitment to creating a world that works for everyone.

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