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Ebro to Invest €150 Million in Securing Further Sustainable Growth

    Ebro to Invest €150 Million in Securing Further Sustainable Growth

Ebro Foods, the largest food group in Spain, the world leader in rice production and the second biggest global fresh and dry pasta manufacturer, has designed and launched a Global

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Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

    Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

New consumer research published by Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting firm, reveals that over three-quarters (77%) of UK grocery shoppers have, in the last 12 months, switched, avoided or

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Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

    Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

Coca-Cola Sweden has announced that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming the first country worldwide to do so. The transition will

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Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

    Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar

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C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

    C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

C&C Group has announced enhanced investment of €16 million (£14.23 million) in sustainability for its Tennent’s Lager brand, significantly boosting its contribution to the fight against climate change. Bolstering its

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Carlsberg Group Investment Halves Water Usage at Danish Brewery

    Carlsberg Group Investment Halves Water Usage at Danish Brewery

Since the introduction of its sustainability programme Together Towards ZERO – an important element of the seven-year SAIL’22 strategy – the Carlsberg Group’s ambition has been to move towards ZERO

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TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

    TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

Secondary packaging company TrakRap has won the prestigious EcoPack Challenge after successfully showcasing its low carbon aerosol packaging solution during a Dragons’ Den style pitch. The EcoPack Challenge is an

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Britvic Signs Up to Science Based Targets Initiative

    Britvic Signs Up to Science Based Targets Initiative

Britvic has pledged to pursue bolder greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets by signing up to the Science Based Targets initiative. Britvic joins around 600 leading companies from around the

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Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

    Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

Unilever has announced that its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centres, warehouses and distribution centres across five continents are now powered by 100% renewable grid electricity. As far as possible,

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WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

    WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of

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Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

    Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as part of new global packaging goals. The brewer will remove

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Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

    Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dawn Meats, one of Europe’s leading meat processors, has cut its CO2 emissions by 33% just four years into a ten-year strategy to reduce the company’s environmental impact. Publishing its

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Powering Trucks With Cow Manure

    Powering Trucks With Cow Manure

Cow manure can do a lot more than create wrinkly noses. It is poised to be pivotal in a biogas revolution and contribute to a fossil-free fuel future. Pioneering Arla

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Arla Farmers Launch Initiative to Get British Bees Buzzing Again

    Arla Farmers Launch Initiative to Get British Bees Buzzing Again

A group of farmers from the Arla Foods dairy co-operative have launched a trial initiative to see whether their efforts for environmentally friendly dairy farming can be broadened to help

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UK Ethical Food and Drinks Sales Hit £8.2 Billion

    UK Ethical Food and Drinks Sales Hit £8.2 Billion

British consumers are increasingly eating with a conscience as latest research from Mintel reveals that last year the nation spent £8.2 billion on ethical food and drink, including organic, Fairtrade,

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Guardians of Grub Crusade to Beat Food Waste

    Guardians of Grub Crusade to Beat Food Waste

A bold new industry campaign has been launched to tackle nearly £3 billion worth of food that is wasted every year across the entire UK hospitality and food service sector,

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Olleco Awarded Royal Warrant

    Olleco Awarded Royal Warrant

ABP Renewables Division, Olleco, the UK’s leading supplier of cooking oils and collector of used cooking oils, has become the first dedicated circular economy company to be granted a Royal

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Organic Waste Heavyweights Collaborate in Sophisticated Aerobic Digestion Projects

    Organic Waste Heavyweights Collaborate in Sophisticated Aerobic Digestion Projects

A UK engineering company specialising in the scientific bio-degradation of waste has formed a partnership with UNTHA shredding technology, to roll out a sophisticated aerobic digestion solution for a selection

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European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

    European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

Each year around 20% of food produced in the EU is lost or wasted, causing unacceptable social, environmental and economic harm. The EU is committed to solving this problem and

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Müller Milk & Ingredients to Reduce Plastic Use and Food Waste as it Simplifies Fresh Milk and Cream Range

    Müller Milk & Ingredients to Reduce Plastic Use and Food Waste as it Simplifies Fresh Milk and Cream Range

Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI) is set to reduce plastic use by 400 tonnes per annum whilst substantially cutting food waste and distribution costs as it simplifies its range of

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Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

    Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

Valio is the most sustainable brand in Finland for the sixth consecutive year, if you ask consumers. The 2019 Sustainable Brand Index survey measured the sustainability of European and Finnish

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Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

    Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

Two-thirds (67%) of consumers support the idea of a recognisable carbon label to demonstrate that products have been made with a commitment to measuring and reducing their carbon footprint, according

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Vitafoods Europe 2019 – Guiding the Industry to a More Sustainable Future

    Vitafoods Europe 2019 – Guiding the Industry to a More Sustainable Future

As environmental awareness reaches new heights and the world’s population continues to rise, the issue of providing sustainable foods which

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AB InBev UK to Brew Budweiser With 100% Renewable Electricity

    AB InBev UK to Brew Budweiser With 100% Renewable Electricity

Budweiser, the world’s most valuable beer brand, is to be brewed with renewable electricity as AB InBev UK has signed

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Cargill Outlines Plan to End Cocoa Deforestation

    Cargill Outlines Plan to End Cocoa Deforestation

Cargill has outlined its plan to eliminate deforestation from its cocoa supply chain. The Protect Our Planet plan provides concrete actions the

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Redefining Product Quality and Power Usage in Frozen Food Processing Plants

    Redefining Product Quality and Power Usage in Frozen Food Processing Plants

Every business wants to produce the finest quality products at the lowest possible cost. Every business wants to reduce energy

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Harrogate Water Joins World’s Best

    Harrogate Water Joins World’s Best

Harrogate Water has joined the elite of the most ambitious and environmentally committed companies across the world. The awarding of the

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EU Ban on Throwaway Plastics By 2021

    EU Ban on Throwaway Plastics By 2021

Single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks or cotton buds, will be banned in the EU. These

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Over 90% of Sampled Salt Brands Globally Found to Contain Microplastics

    Over 90% of Sampled Salt Brands Globally Found to Contain Microplastics

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced

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Emmi Leads by Example

    Emmi Leads by Example

As a manufacturer of speciality cheeses, Swiss dairy group Emmi is now setting an example for environmental protection by investing

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Britvic Moves to 100% Renewable Electricity in New Deal With E.ON

    Britvic Moves to 100% Renewable Electricity in New Deal With E.ON

Britvic has announced that from October 2018, every Britvic manufacturing site in Great Britain, from its offices to warehouses and

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AG Barr Reaps Substantial Environmental Savings Using CHEP Pooled Pallets

    AG Barr Reaps Substantial Environmental Savings Using CHEP Pooled Pallets

One of the UK’s leading suppliers of branded soft drinks is enjoying substantial environmental savings, thanks to the use of

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Natural Dairy Ingredient Brand ‘Truly Grass Fed™’ Now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW

    Natural Dairy Ingredient Brand ‘Truly Grass Fed™’ Now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW

Truly Grass Fed™ – a natural dairy ingredients range from Glanbia Ireland – has recently been Certified Animal Welfare Approved

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Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

    Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Nespresso has announced a long-term investment plan to help revive Zimbabwe’s coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy. The company

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Carlsberg Launches Ground-breaking Innovations to Reduce Plastic Waste

    Carlsberg Launches Ground-breaking Innovations to Reduce Plastic Waste

Carlsberg has announced a series of ground-breaking innovations including its new Snap Pack, which is set to reduce plastic waste

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New Sustainability Report From Bakkafrost

    New Sustainability Report From Bakkafrost

Bakkafrost has underlined the growing importance to the UK market of its expanding salmon farming operation, the largest in the

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Harrogate Water Going Greener With Recycling Message

    Harrogate Water Going Greener With Recycling Message

New green recycling messaging on PET bottles heralds Harrogate Spring’s industry-leading switch to recycled content. All PET bottles of Harrogate

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Mondelēz International Delivers Against Its 2020 Impact Goals

    Mondelēz International Delivers Against Its 2020 Impact Goals

Mondelēz International has reported important progress against its 2020 impact goals in its 2017 Impact For Growth Progress Report. The report details

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Widespread Support For Plastic Packaging Tax

    Widespread Support For Plastic Packaging Tax

More than half of consumers in the UK and a third in the US are in favour of a tax

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Intelligent Waste Management Facility Turns Food Waste into Water

    Intelligent Waste Management Facility Turns Food Waste into Water

Food waste is an issue that affects everyone, whether at home or at work. It is also a particular concern

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Advanced Design From GEA For Saudi Arabia’s Most Modern Dairy Processing Plant

    Advanced Design From GEA For Saudi Arabia’s Most Modern Dairy Processing Plant

GEA has worked with Almarai Company in Saudi Arabia to build the nation’s largest and most modern dairy processing facility. The

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Packaging Automation Supports the Reduction in Plastic Packaging Waste

    Packaging Automation Supports the Reduction in Plastic Packaging Waste

With the launch of the UK Plastics Pact to address the impact plastic waste is having on the environment, retailers

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Tetra Pak Achieves 50% Renewable Electricity Consumption in Just Two Years Since RE100 Commitment

    Tetra Pak Achieves 50% Renewable Electricity Consumption in Just Two Years Since RE100 Commitment

Tetra Pak now obtains half of its global electricity supply from renewable sources, putting the company firmly on course to meet

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New Wind Farm Opens to Power Nestlé in the UK & Ireland

    New Wind Farm Opens to Power Nestlé in the UK & Ireland

Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drink company, has opened a new wind farm at Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway,

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Actions to Stop the Decline of Pollinating Insects

    Actions to Stop the Decline of Pollinating Insects

One in ten pollinating insects is on the verge of extinction, and a third of bee and butterfly species is

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Harrogate Spring is Number One UK Food Service Choice

    Harrogate Spring is Number One UK Food Service Choice

Harrogate Spring has become the number one bottled water brand in the UK’s £2.7 billion food service soft drinks category

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Mondelēz International Expands Its Sustainable Wheat Program to Cover 100% of European Biscuits By 2020

    Mondelēz International Expands Its Sustainable Wheat Program to Cover 100% of European Biscuits By 2020

Mondelēz International has announced its ambition to expand the Harmony program, the company’s sustainable wheat sourcing initiative, to cover 100

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CHEP Enables Highland Spring Group to Achieve Substantial Environmental Savings

    CHEP Enables Highland Spring Group to Achieve Substantial Environmental Savings

Highland Spring Group, the UK’s largest supplier and producer of natural source bottled water, is enjoying significant environmental savings thanks

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Unilever’s Most Sustainable Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth

    Unilever’s Most Sustainable Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth

Unilever has revealed its fourth consecutive year of growth for its ‘sustainable living’ brands, which grew 46% faster than the

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Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

    Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

Irish and international food group Dawn Meats has been awarded the McDonald’s Global “Scale for Good” Award. This Global award

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Nestlé Waters Invests in Swiss Water Bottling Site

    Nestlé Waters Invests in Swiss Water Bottling Site

Nestlé Waters has announced a SFr25 million (€21 million) modernisation of its bottling site at Henniez, Switzerland. The investment will

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Faerch Plast UK Signs Up to UK Plastics Pact

    Faerch Plast UK Signs Up to UK Plastics Pact

Faerch Plast UK, one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry, has signed up to the UK

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Measom Freer Prove Their Environmental Credentials

    Measom Freer Prove Their Environmental Credentials

The well-established plastic packaging manufacturer Measom Freer is proud to announce it has achieved the BSI ISO 14001:2015 Certificate in

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Tetra Pak to Develop Paper Straws For its Portion-size Carton Packages

    Tetra Pak to Develop Paper Straws For its Portion-size Carton Packages

Tetra Pak aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages before the end of

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