Our Ongoing Commitment to Sustainability
An overview of our current progress toward 2030 goals
At Fresh Del Monte, our sustainability efforts are rooted in every fiber of our business—from our farming operations to our vertically-integrated supply chain to the communities we support. Our efforts in 2022 reflect our ongoing commitment to sustainability.
In 2022, we achieved 94 percent of our SBTi-approved goal to reduce our scope 1 and scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 27.5 percent by 2030 compared to a 2019 base year. We also diverted 95 percent of our food waste from landfill and reduced our food waste by 41 percent. These are just a few of the achievements highlighted in our 2022 Sustainability report. It’s our hope that we continue to improve and inspire others to join us as we work towards building a Brighter World Tomorrow™
Protecting our planet
Protect and promote the health of our planet, its wildlife, and its natural resources.
Living our values
Drive integrity, fairness, equity, and well-being across our operations and our supply chain to deliver on our mission.
Providing healthy choices
Encourage healthy lifestyles by providing fresh and wholesome food to our consumers.
Growing with our communities
Ensure the well-being of our communities and foster growth within each one of them.
Tracking our progress
- Partnered with WWF to improve regenerative agriculture practices.
- Decreased fuel consumption by 10%.
- 21% of electricity from renewable sources.
- Planted 2.2M trees since 2016.
- Developed a Human Rights Policy.
- Conducted 72 social compliance assessments.
- Facilitated team member training:
- 26,697 hours of human rights training.
- 6,533 hours of anti- harassment training.
- Launched the Del Monte Zero™ pineapple, our first carbon-neutral certified pineapple taking into account activities from farm to market.
- Introduced the mini Honeyglow pineapple which was developed based on consumer preference for more conveniently sized pineapples.
- All first-tier product growers met GLOBALG.A.P standards.
- Updated our Vendor Code of Conduct and introduced a more rigorous screening and vendor flagging process, vetting suppliers against additional human rights, regulatory, and environmental criteria.
- Expanded community programs across our five focus areas, from donating food to schools and daycares in Baltimore to engaging in multistakeholder collaboration with GIZ in Costa Rica and Guatemala.