“We found that jackfruit as an enter is 94% higher than beef, 60% higher than hen and 87% higher than pork for Global Warming Potential.” – Annie Ryu, CEO and Founder, Jack & Annie’s
BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB)
March 16, 2023
Jack & Annie’s, a frontrunner within the various meat class, is aware of that fulfilling their mission of creating a optimistic impression on the planet consists of measuring their very own. With their first-ever Impact Report, Jack & Annie’s evaluates the corporate’s contributions in supporting regenerative agriculture by jackfruit, in addition to its efforts to construct neighborhood within the U.S. and India, help farming household companions, and additional perceive and enhance the corporate’s personal carbon footprint.
“We have at all times recognized that our environmental impression is powerful. Jackfruit is among the most sustainable crops, and we proceed to associate with our farmers on regenerative practices,” stated Annie Ryu, CEO and founding father of Jack & Annie’s. “This previous yr, we took it one step additional, performing our first LCA (Life Cycle Assessment). We found that jackfruit as an enter is 94% higher than beef, 60% higher than hen and 87% higher than pork for Global Warming Potential.”
Jack & Annie’s is a world firm, with groups in India and the U.S. working collectively to make a optimistic impression. In the U.S., the staff participates in neighborhood packages to reduce meals waste and is dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Additionally, Jack & Annie’s is proud to associate with over 1,700 farming households in India, who assist harvest the jackfruit. The farmers profit by being educated in regards to the worth of jackfruit on their land; promoting jackfruit to Jack & Annie’s allows farmers to extend their revenue by 10-40%. Additionally, by constructing these relationships over the previous decade, Jack & Annie’s has been in a position to examine and calculate the carbon sequestration of the jackfruit timber, which equates to twenty-eight,000 metric tons of CO2 per yr.
“The novel provide chains we have constructed have helped create a meals system that gives each a nutritious diet and a decrease carbon footprint and offers a possibility for small-holder farmers to earn incremental revenue. At scale, this meals system will play an vital function in fixing this century’s crucial issues – public well being, local weather change and financial empowerment,” says Rahul Shrikant, Jack & Annie’s VP of International Operations.
Jack & Annie’s plans to additional quantify its impression on meals, farmers and the atmosphere by planting 50,000 jackfruit timber per yr to sequester extra carbon. The firm may also proceed to supply training and help to farmers, bolster variety by unconscious bias coaching, carry out an ESG Materiality Assessment, and start to take stock of their carbon emissions.
ABOUT JACK & ANNIE’S
Jack & Annie’s, made by The Jackfruit Company and based by Annie Ryu, is on a mission to create actual, scrumptious meals that characteristic jackfruit, an underutilized crop that is among the world’s most sustainable and regenerative vegetation, as the first ingredient. Jack & Annie’s plant-based choices are greater than only a scrumptious various to meat, they’re additionally naturally nutrient-dense, excessive in fiber and protein, and decrease in energy, and have a less complicated ingredient panel than different meatless merchandise. From crispy jack nuggets to savory jack sausage patties, the Jack & Annie’s portfolio provides meals which might be satisfying for meat eaters and plant-based eaters alike. Bite-by-bite, Jack & Annie’s and The Jackfruit Company are constructing a greater planet, supporting farming communities in India by stopping jackfruit from going to waste, working the biggest world jackfruit provide chain, and offering over 1,700 farming households with 10-40% of their revenue.
To view the total report, please go to jackandannies.com/impact/impact-report/.
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