Sun Orchard Joins Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

February 13, 2013 | BIER

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Sun Orchard, a family-owned processor and international distributor of fruit juices, bar mixers and other fruit-based beverages, as its newest member, bringing total coalition membership to 20 companies. “We are excited to have Sun Orchard onboard”, says Tod Christenson, BIER Director. “As a niche producer serving a wide variety of customers in the foodservice industry, they will bring a unique and valuable perspective to BIER and its efforts to advance the environmental sustainability of the beverage sector.”

“The Sun Orchard family is proud to join BIER and support its important mission,” says Marc Isaacs, Sun Orchard’s president and CEO. “As our company continues to grow, it’s crucial that we monitor and minimize the environmental impacts of our operations. Joining BIER and collaborating with other beverage industry leaders will be an incredibly valuable part of our continuous efforts to be a more sustainable organization.”

Founded in 2006, BIER will focus this year’s efforts on defining context-based metrics for water use and efficiency benchmarking, developing assessment tools to help prioritize and mitigate climate change impacts across the beverage industry supply chain, and better understanding beverage container recycling rates worldwide.

About Sun Orchard

After nearly 30 years, Sun Orchard continues to excel as a full-service processor and international distributor of gently pasteurized juices, nutritious beverages, bar mixers, and other fruit-based culinary applications. Sun Orchard is “America’s Independent Micro-juicery”, taking pride in developing customized beverage solutions for foodservice and retail customers under private label as well as the Sun Orchard brand name. With production facilities in Arizona and Florida, the company is known for its continuous pursuit of quality and taste, superior foodservice innovation expertise, and personalized customer service. For more information, visit: www.sunorchard.com.



The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is a technical coalition of leading global beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector.
By BIER

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is a technical coalition of leading global beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. BIER aims to affect sector change through work focused on water stewardship, energy efficiency and climate change, beverage container recycling, sustainable agriculture, and ecosystem services. BIER members include: American Beverage Association, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Carlsberg Group, The Coca-Cola Company, Constellation Brands, Diageo, Heineken, Keurig Dr Pepper, MillerCoors, Molson Coors, Ocean Spray Cranberries, PepsiCo, and Pernod Ricard.

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