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These World-Changing Companies Are in Your Supermarket

August 20, 2016, 2:00 PM UTC
Non-perishable food is displayed at a Walmart store in Secaucus, New Jersey
Non-perishable food is displayed at a Walmart store in Secaucus, New Jersey, November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTS6KQB
Lucas Jackson — Reuters

By now, we’re pretty much all aware that it takes a lot of know-how, money and energy to get food and other products on to our supermarket shelves—and that big food and consumer-goods companies have a major impact on the global workforce and the environment. The good news: As more consumers express concern over where their lattes and deodorant come from, more companies are responding, by rethinking their supply chains in ways that are better for their communities–and in many cases, better for their bottom line.

This year’s Fortune Change the World List features several companies whose work is making an impact in a grocery store near you. We feature six of them here; click here to see our full list of 50 companies.

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