With the implementation of several sustainability programs, PepsiCo has moved to the forefront of sustainable consumer product companies. Their sustainable solutions include biodegradable cups and extensive recycling efforts.

Frito-Lay North America has taken steps to minimize their food and product waste. The company recovers starch, a by-product of slicing potatoes, and sells it for paper-making, pharmaceuticals, food manufacturing and other uses.

Marquette Food Co-op
A member owned food store, the Marquette Food Co-op is dedicated to offering natural and organic products to local residents. The Co-op is committed to supporting local farmers, growers and artisans and has established several strong local food networks.

Vollwerth & Co
A sausage business founded by German immigrant Richard Vollwerth in 1915, Vollwerth & Co is located in Hancocok, MI in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Vollwerth’s is known throughout the Upper Peninsula for offering a number of appetizing sausages.

Valley Bakers
Based in Greenville, Wis., Valley Bakers Cooperative Association provides bakery and foodservice companies in the Western Great Lakes area with high quality baking related products. Valley Bakers works to reduce ingredient costs and waste through volume purchasing and efficient distribution.