News: Low Carbon Diet

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  • News Food Management magazine

Bon Appétit Management Company’s Low Carbon Diet Day takes Earth Day as an opportunity to educate university students on low-carb dining–the kind that means reduced carbon footprint, not reduced carbohydrates.

  • News Seattle Times

Bon Appétit Management Company at Starbucks headquarters shows off cheeseless pizza, edamame burger, and almond milk smoothie for fine Earth Day dining.

  • News PDQ@RWU

RWU’s food services provider, Bon Appétit Management Company, has created an annual Low Carbon Diet Day in conjunction with Earth Day since 2008 — the first in the industry to address how food choices affect the shifting atmosphere. This year guests at the Upper Commons and at other Bon Appétit cafés across the United States will get a real taste of how climate change is already endangering certain beloved food crops.

  • News Culinate

This year, Bon Appétit Management Company featured a carbon-friendly almond-fruit smoothie, cheeseless pizza, and edamame burger with carrot-peel topping. The production of almond milk generates far fewer greenhouse gases than cow’s milk, regardless of locale.

  • News Environmental Leader

Bon Appétit Management Company is among several corporations with sustainability initiatives for Earth Day. Its 500-plus cafés into culinary classrooms addressing food choices and climate change with invited corporate guests from across the U.S.

  • News Foodista

This delicious smoothie recipe uses almond milk from California almonds, one of the few perennial crops that are likely to experience slight yield increases as a result of climate change’s rising temperatures. Nondairy alternatives to high-carbon cow’s milk are highlighted strongly on Low Carbon Diet Day.

  • News WTOC

Students at the Savannah College of Art and Design learn how the changing atmosphere affects the food they eat through Bon Appétit Management Company’s sixth annual Low-Carbon Diet Day, which also celebrates Earth Day.

  • News ABC 7 News

USF students celebrate Earth Day with delicious cheeseless pizza made by Bon Appétit Management Company chefs, who also explain the effect of climate change on wheat and the effect of cheese (cows) on climate change.