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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 by A Greener World (AGW), the leading animal welfare label

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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 will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee

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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 globally by more than 1200 tonnes a year – the

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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 Faroe Islands, with the publication of a two year plan

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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 Spring are now made using more than 50 per cent

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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 progress against sustainable agriculture and environmental footprint goals, as well

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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 on all plastic packaging on food products, new research has

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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 for businesses in the Irish hospitality and food service sector.

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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 new plant at Al Kharj includes multiple production lines for

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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 and manufacturers are more conscious of single use and non-recyclable

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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 its RE100 commitment of using only renewable electricity across all

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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, Scotland. The farm, developed in partnership with energy business Community

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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 declining. This is why the European Commission is proposing the

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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 and the number eight soft drinks brand in the sector.

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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 percent of its biscuit brands in the European Union by

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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 to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply

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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 rest of the business and delivered 70% of its turnover

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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 is a first for McDonald’s and is the second occasion

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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 allow the Henniez site to continue to meet demand for

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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 Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform

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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 Environmental Management. The company believes it has a moral duty to

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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 the year, as part of a broader programme to help

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UK Businesses Make World-leading Pact to Tackle Plastic Pollution

    UK Businesses Make World-leading Pact to Tackle Plastic Pollution

Unnecessary single-use plastic packaging will be a thing of the past as businesses sign up to a world-first pact, which

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ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

    ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

ABP Food Group’s Renewables Division, Olleco, has announced the acquisition of an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at Westcott Park, Buckinghamshire

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DS Smith Cracks the Coffee Cup Recycling Challenge

    DS Smith Cracks the Coffee Cup Recycling Challenge

Following months of in-depth research, UK-based packaging and paper company, DS Smith, believes it has found a solution to the

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Unilever Launches First 100% Biodegradable PG tips Tea Bags

    Unilever Launches First 100% Biodegradable PG tips Tea Bags

Unilever has announced that its PG tips tea bags will be made with new plant-based material that is 100% renewable

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Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

    Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

In a landmark move towards achieving a circular economy, Harrogate Water, Britain’s oldest bottled water brand, has announced it has

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A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

    A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

According to research by the MacArthur Foundation (EMF), merely 14 percent of the plastic packaging used globally makes its way to

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Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

    Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

Cranswick plc, one of Britain’s leading suppliers of premium food, has vowed a significant drive to reduce plastic waste within

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Public Consultation on Actions to Halt the Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators

    Public Consultation on Actions to Halt the Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a European initiative on pollinators. Wild pollinators such as bees, butterflies

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100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

    100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is one of only three in England to be run solely on green energy. As

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

    The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and

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Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

    Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak has pledged to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced as part of the EU Action Plan for

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European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

    European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, has been adopted. It is a part of the transition towards a more circular

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Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

    Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

Britvic has launched ‘A Healthier Everyday’, its new sustainable business programme which builds on its commitment to: help consumers make

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‘Latte Levy’ – Coffee Drinkers Want to Go Green, But Price is a Barrier

    ‘Latte Levy’ – Coffee Drinkers Want to Go Green, But Price is a Barrier

As the UK Government aims to eliminate avoidable waste with the announcement of its 25-Year Environmental Plan, Mintel research reveals

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Inver House Distillers Drives Sustainability With £3 Million Biogas Investment at Balmenach

    Inver House Distillers Drives Sustainability With £3 Million Biogas Investment at Balmenach

Balmenach, one of Speyside’s oldest whisky distilleries and the home of Caorunn Scottish Gin, is set to become one of

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Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

    Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

Cargill has inaugurated a new solar power facility at its Cocoa & Chocolate site in Tema, Ghana. This energy project

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Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

    Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Group’s brewery at Falkenberg in Sweden is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity, making it the country’s

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It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

    It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

Among the most interesting topics in the publication ‘It’s time to end food waste’ is a closer look at the psychology

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Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

    Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

To reduce food processors costs, Advetec, a leading specialist in the treatment and reduction of solid and liquid organic waste, has launched

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Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

    Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

Swiss dairy group Emmi has set itself the target of reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25% by 2020. At the

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Could Water be the Source of Energy Savings in Food Processing?

    Could Water be the Source of Energy Savings in Food Processing?

By Gary Sewell, General Manager, Clearwater Technology Cost reduction is a constant challenge for any food processing business, yet many

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Veolia to Support Danone Nutricia Wuxi Plant in China

    Veolia to Support Danone Nutricia Wuxi Plant in China

Veolia Water Technologies has signed a contract to provide China-based Nutricia Pharmaceutical (Danone Nutricia) with a turnkey solution for water purification. By

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Coca-Cola in Western Europe Sets Ambitious New Sustainability Commitments

    Coca-Cola in Western Europe Sets Ambitious New Sustainability Commitments

The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe and Coca-Cola European Partners have launched their first ever joint Sustainability Action Plan for

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Aquabio Wins Water Reuse Europe Innovation Award

    Aquabio Wins Water Reuse Europe Innovation Award

Worcester-based Aquabio Ltd – in conjunction with Bakkavor – has been awarded the inaugural Water Reuse Europe award for the

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Emmi’s European Sites Go Green

    Emmi’s European Sites Go Green

Emmi, the Swiss and international dairy group, has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. As an initial

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Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories With AWS For Water Stewardship by 2020

    Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories With AWS For Water Stewardship by 2020

Nestlé Waters will strengthen its collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 factories by 2020. The

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East Coast Bakehouse Achieves Origin Green Membership

    East Coast Bakehouse Achieves Origin Green Membership

Irish biscuit manufacturer East Coast Bakehouse has achieved Origin Green membership. To achieve Origin Green accreditation, East Coast Bakehouse had to

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Only 1 in 10 Laminated Beverage Cartons Currently Recycled in the UK

    Only 1 in 10 Laminated Beverage Cartons Currently Recycled in the UK

Frugalpac, creators of the first recyclable coffee cup, continues its mission to make significant improvements in the recycling rates of

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Nestlé Seen as ‘Global Leader’ in Tackling Climate Change

    Nestlé Seen as ‘Global Leader’ in Tackling Climate Change

Nestlé has been recognized as a global leader for its response to climate change, again earning a place in the

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Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

    Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

Making Europe’s production, consumption and trade in food environmentally sustainable is possible, but it will require a major shift in

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Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

    Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

By Martin Kunz, EMEA Segment Leader, Industry with Xylem’s Applied Water Systems business Only 2.5 percent of the world’s water

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ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

    ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

A £22 million investment by ABP Food Group’s renewable division in a green energy plant will produce enough sustainable energy

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