2004 -- CropChoice news: Horizon Organic recently
announced plans to replace, beginning January 1, 2005,
the electrical power used in its operations with wind
According to Horizon Organic, the switch to renewable
power is part of the company's attempt to purchase enough
Green Tags to compensate for the energy used in the
entire product supply chain.
"Our goal is to lead the industry in environmental
stewardship as we conduct business in a way that sustains
and improves our environment," said Steve Demos
president of Horizon Organics parent company Dean Foods.
"Using renewable energy, such as wind power, is
the right thing to do for our environment and our business."