Mars Wrigley has announced that its ice cream facility in Steinbourg, France, will become Mars’s first factory to use solely renewable energy.
The factory – which produces ice cream bars – will no longer directly use fossil fuels when the plans come into effect, saving 600 tons of CO2 per year.
Florence Mouls, vice president supply at Mars Wrigley Europe, CIS & Turkey, said: “The world we want tomorrow hinges upon the responsibility of businesses to make changes today, which is why we’re pioneering projects such as the first 100% renewable energy factory in the Mars Group. This is a key milestone for both Mars Wrigley in Europe and Mars, Incorporated as we continue to make steady progress towards achieving net-zero throughout our value chain by 2050.”
The change to 100% electrical power – and renewable energy – will take effect this summer.
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