Upfield has been evolving, innovating and investing in the food industry for years plant-based alternatives accelerate the adoption of a plant-based diet, because it is proven to be better for health and the planet.
According to organizations such as the European Institute of Nutrition, a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.
And that’s thanks to its vision of a “better plant-based future” that drives positive change in consumer health.
In this sense, the company has a team of more than 130 food scientists and technologists. Those who focus on development of plant-based food good taste and sustainable packaging solutions.
A plant-based diet promotes a sustainable food system
For the multinational company, it is important that consumers have plant-based options that are healthy, nutritious and taste great.
To be chosen by chefs, nutritionists, farmers and civil society, in order to establish a sustainable food system, the core of which is plant foods.
In terms of sustainability, the company’s products have a 70% lower impact on the climate and use 50% less water. As well as 66% less land than their dairy equivalents.
In addition, by 2030, it aims to make all its packaging 80% plastic-free.
Finally, the company added labels that show consumption carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. arising from its production, transport and disposal. And in more than 120 million containers of plant-based spreads, margarine, butter and plant-based cheeses.