Smithfield Foods achieves sustainability goal in grain supply chain | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Smithfield Foods Inc. announced that it has successfully engaged 80% of its grain supply chain -- which is used to feed the company’s hogs -- in farming practices that are both sustainable and reduce the cost of production for grain farmers. This exceeded the company’s original goal of 75%. In 2018, Smithfield purchased grain from producers who use efficient fertilizer and soil health methods across approximately 560,000 acres of land.