Bel Brands USA and DFA announce sustainable milk cooling programme

USA – Snack foods major Bel Brands USA has teamed up with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) to launch a sustainable milk cooling programme designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The companies intend to implement and measure sustainable cooling practices, in an effort to cut energy usage and reduce the carbon footprint on dairy farms.  The 12-month pilot programme will see the companies support the adoption of the energy-efficient milk cooling methods – such as natural well water-cooling practices – by a dairy farm in Iowa that supplies milk to Bel Brands.  While Bel will co-finance the cooling mechanism; DFA’s sustainability team will work with…

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