Conagra Brands has entered into a 15-year service agreement with SolAmerica Energy to place eight acres of solar panels on the company’s St. Elmo, Ill. facility property. The energy generated by the photovoltaic array will be equivalent to the amount needed to produce approximately 35% of all Wish-bone salad dressings as well as Log Cabin and Mrs. Butterworth’s syrups which are produced at the facility.

Work on the 2-megawatt system is set to begin this winter with completion slated for spring 2020.

“At Conagra Brands, we strive to be mindful of our impact on the environment,” said Katya Hantel, director of sustainable development for Conagra Brands. “Exploring renewable energy technologies is just one of the many ways the company is investing in a more sustainable future.”

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