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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 to power the equivalent of 12,000 homes. ABP’s renewables division,

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Coca-Cola HBC is Global Beverage Leader in Sustainability

    Coca-Cola HBC is Global Beverage Leader in Sustainability

Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, was named sustainability leader in the beverage industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices assessment for a fourth consecutive year. Following

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Coca-Cola European Partners Retains Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Coca-Cola European Partners Retains Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Coca-Cola European Partners has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the second year running. In total, 3,400 companies were evaluated for inclusion, with just 149 making

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Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide By 2020

    Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide By 2020

‘Sell by’, ‘Use by’, ‘Display until’, ‘Best before’, what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion

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The World’s First Truly Recyclable Disposable Coffee Cup

    The World’s First Truly Recyclable Disposable Coffee Cup

After years of research and development, Zeus have created the world’s first truly recyclable single-use disposable coffee cup. By effectively combining a fully recyclable plastic inner with a heat absorbing

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Springhill Farms Upgrade – Biomethane to the Grid and CO2 to the Tomatoes

    Springhill Farms Upgrade – Biomethane to the Grid and CO2 to the Tomatoes

In the heart of the English countryside, Springhill Farms makes the very most of agricultural waste. Upgraded biogas is injected into the national gas grid, while the carbon dioxide (CO2)

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Kellogg Company Selected For Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Kellogg Company Selected For Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Kellogg Company has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, an independent validation of the important work the company is doing in the area of corporate responsibility.

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Mars Launches $1 Billion Sustainability Plan

    Mars Launches $1 Billion Sustainability Plan

Mars will invest approximately $1 billion in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan, which focuses on areas where the US-based group can impact change on some of the world’s biggest

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New Waste Management Service Launched For Food Manufacturing Sector

    New Waste Management Service Launched For Food Manufacturing Sector

A free waste management service that aims to get more food manufacturing businesses to recognise the cost and environmental benefits of baling and compacting waste is being launched. Wastesaving Audit

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Edina Group Launches New Website

    Edina Group Launches New Website

Edina, a leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP), gas, and diesel generation solutions, has launched its newly redesigned website. The new Edina website (http://www.edina.eu) offers

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Twenty Year Anniversary For Leading Water Recycling Company

    Twenty Year Anniversary For Leading Water Recycling Company

One of the UK’s leading water re-use companies is celebrating 20 years in the industry. Aquabio Ltd – based in Worcester – was originally set up as a private business

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Mondelez International Delivers Strong Progress Against its 2020 Impact Goals

    Mondelez International Delivers Strong Progress Against its 2020 Impact Goals

 Mondelēz International has published its 2016 Impact for Growth Progress Report. The report highlights how the world’s leading snacking company met several of its well-being targets ahead of schedule, further

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Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

    Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

EMCO Packaging has developed an advanced and highly sensitive data logger that collects environmental data actually from the inside of a food pack. It measures oxygen content, temperature, relative humidity

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Separating Products From Packaging For Disposal or Recycling

    Separating Products From Packaging For Disposal or Recycling

The Atritor Turbo Separator de-packaging system is designed to separate packaging from its contents, increasing product recovery and cutting back on waste. Coventry-based Atritor has supplied over 180 systems worldwide,

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Bespoke Water Recovery Plant Exceeds Water Reduction Targets For Britvic Beckton

    Bespoke Water Recovery Plant Exceeds Water Reduction Targets For Britvic Beckton

Advanced 3D modelling techniques and engineering innovation led Britvic to significantly reduce wastewater discharge, far exceeding their original targets. This modified system, built around existing technology and fully integrated with

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Does Your Steam Pass the Taste Test?

    Does Your Steam Pass the Taste Test?

By Francisco Pedrosa, National Clean Steam Specialist at Spirax Sarco While quality and purity of steam used in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries has been an important consideration for years,

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Hanovia is Helping Cott Beverages Keep its Process Water Pure

    Hanovia is Helping Cott Beverages Keep its Process Water Pure

In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, legislations such as the EU Directive for Bottled Water 98/88/EC (1998) drives the beverage industry to meet ever more stringent standards of quality.

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Greene King Pledges to Reach Zero Waste to Landfill by 2020

    Greene King Pledges to Reach Zero Waste to Landfill by 2020

Greene King, the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer, has announced a new target of zero waste sent to landfill by 2020 – the first pledge of its kind in

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Carlsberg to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions at its Breweries by 2030

    Carlsberg to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions at its Breweries by 2030

The Carlsberg Group has committed to eliminating carbon emissions and halving water usage at its breweries by 2030 as part of its new sustainability programme – Together Towards ZERO. An

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Xergi’s Largest Biogas Plant Makes Milk Production Greener

    Xergi’s Largest Biogas Plant Makes Milk Production Greener

Xergi is to deliver its largest biogas plant to date, which will supply Danish dairy company Arla Foods with green energy for the production of milk powder in Videbaek in

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Harrogate Water Backs Keep Britain Tidy Campaign

    Harrogate Water Backs Keep Britain Tidy Campaign

Amid growing concern about plastic litter, Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with Harrogate Water in a joint campaign to promote greater recycling of plastic water bottles. It follows independent

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Coca-Cola Now Being Made by Solar Energy in Wakefield

    Coca-Cola Now Being Made by Solar Energy in Wakefield

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a major renewable project, with all electricity generated by a brand new solar farm being used to support production of its famous brands at

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Dawn Meats Carroll’s Cross Becomes First Irish Food Manufacturer to achieve ‘Business Working Responsibly’ Mark

    Dawn Meats Carroll’s Cross Becomes First Irish Food Manufacturer to achieve ‘Business Working Responsibly’ Mark

Dawn Meats has become the first Irish food manufacturing company to achieve the coveted Business Working Responsibly Mark at its

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Total Produce Invests in Environmentally Friendly LPG Autogas Fleet

    Total Produce Invests in Environmentally Friendly LPG Autogas Fleet

In what is a first in Irish agri-business, Total Produce has partnered with Gallagher Brother Haulage to convert a fleet

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Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

    Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

Matthew Clark, a leading UK drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the

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Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

    Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

In a bid to reduce carbon emissions Diageo has teamed up with its suppliers to commission a new gas powered

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Aquapak Helps Food Manufacturers (Dis)-Solve Plastic Packaging Waste

    Aquapak Helps Food Manufacturers (Dis)-Solve Plastic Packaging Waste

Sustainable plastics manufacturer Aquapak Polymers Limited is helping food manufacturers (dis)-solve the issue of how to reduce its plastic packaging

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International Best Practice Being Shared to Support Vibrant Food Chains

    International Best Practice Being Shared to Support Vibrant Food Chains

Teagasc (the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) recently hosted 20 EU experts in Galway for a 2-day meeting to

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PEFC Certified Coffee Cups Commission to Mark Hull City of Culture 2017

    PEFC Certified Coffee Cups Commission to Mark Hull City of Culture 2017

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC UK), has announced that leading UK paper cup manufacturer, Benders Papers

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Non-GMO Project Verification For Truly Grass Fed™

    Non-GMO Project Verification For Truly Grass Fed™

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland has announced the verification of Truly Grass Fed™ by the Non-GMO Project, North America’s most trusted seal

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New Initiative to Inform How Dublin Will Manage Food Waste Reduction and Sustainable Eating

    New Initiative to Inform How Dublin Will Manage Food Waste Reduction and Sustainable Eating

Dublin is one of seven European cities chosen to take part in an exciting pan-European TRiFOCAL project designed to reduce food

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Irish Seafood Industry to Drive Sustainability Agenda

    Irish Seafood Industry to Drive Sustainability Agenda

BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has launched a new certification standard to drive sustainability in the Irish Fishing Sector. The

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Green Credentials of Ireland’s Dairy Sector Could be Key to Addressing Climate Change Challenge

    Green Credentials of Ireland’s Dairy Sector Could be Key to Addressing Climate Change Challenge

The impact of climate change represents a significant opportunity for Ireland’s dairy Sector but also poses a threat, a special

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Premier Foods Names CHEP ‘Supplier of the Year’

    Premier Foods Names CHEP ‘Supplier of the Year’

CHEP has been named Supplier of the Year at the 2016 Premier Foods Awards. CHEP was singled out for bringing

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Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

    Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

Tetra Pak has pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40%

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Nestlé Recognised as Climate Change Leader in Supply Chain

    Nestlé Recognised as Climate Change Leader in Supply Chain

Nestlé has been recognised as a global leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change across its supply chain.

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The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Has Published its 2016 Impact Report

    The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Has Published its 2016 Impact Report

The RSPO has published its 2016 RSPO Impact Report, providing a detailed look at RSPO’s sustainability efforts and outcomes from

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Danone Deepens Commitment to Circular Economy

    Danone Deepens Commitment to Circular Economy

Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation have announced a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy.

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EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

    EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according

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Unilever Advances Carbon Reduction Commitment at Five UK & Ireland Sites

    Unilever Advances Carbon Reduction Commitment at Five UK & Ireland Sites

One year after announcing its bold ambition to become carbon positive by 2030, Unilever has taken another significant step on

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Edina Helps Clients Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

    Edina Helps Clients Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

Arla Foods Ltd production facility is the most environmentally friendly dairy in the world. Situated outside Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this ambitious

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Food and Drink Industry Reaps Benefit of MBR Technology

    Food and Drink Industry Reaps Benefit of MBR Technology

Water treatment has always been a major topic of interest for the food and beverage industry within the UK. The

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Pentair Haffmans Wins UK AD & Biogas Award

    Pentair Haffmans Wins UK AD & Biogas Award

Pentair Haffmans has won the 2016 UK AD & Biogas Award, hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion Association (ADBA), in the

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Irish Agri-tech Firm BHSL Secures €13 Million in UK Sales

    Irish Agri-tech Firm BHSL Secures €13 Million in UK Sales

Irish agri-tech business BHSL has agreed €13 million in sales of its pioneering manure-to-energy technology which is aimed at transforming

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GEA Awarded Large-scale Contract For Nutritional Powders Plant in New Zealand

    GEA Awarded Large-scale Contract For Nutritional Powders Plant in New Zealand

GEA has been awarded a contract by Mataura Valley Milk to construct a nutritional powders plant in McNab near to

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Do Food Retailers Hold the Key to Small Scale AD Success?

    Do Food Retailers Hold the Key to Small Scale AD Success?

The move towards sustainable food retailing shows no sign of slowing down, with consumers more aware of environmental issues than

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Is It Time For a Reinvigoration of Product Carbon Footprint Labelling in Europe?

    Is It Time For a Reinvigoration of Product Carbon Footprint Labelling in Europe?

Companies that clearly demonstrate the climate change credentials of their products could secure a competitive and commercial advantage, with two

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Irish Businesses Urged to Help Save the Bees!

    Irish Businesses Urged to Help Save the Bees!

Irish businesses are being called on to take action in helping to save the bees. The National Biodiversity Date Centre

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Tetra Pak Launches New Water-free Lubrication Kit

    Tetra Pak Launches New Water-free Lubrication Kit

Tetra Pak has expanded its Technical Services portfolio with the launch of a dry lubrication kit for packaging line conveyor

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Avery Dennison Helps Coca-Cola European Partners to Recycle 70 Tonnes of PET Waste Annually

    Avery Dennison Helps Coca-Cola European Partners to Recycle 70 Tonnes of PET Waste Annually

Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners

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RT14 Calls Stakeholders to Collaborate For a Truly Sustainable Palm Oil Industry

    RT14 Calls Stakeholders to Collaborate For a Truly Sustainable Palm Oil Industry

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) 14th Annual Roundtable Meeting (RT14) urged corporate leaders, NGOs, policy makers and academics

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Huge Drop in Plastic Bags in English Supermarkets After 5p Levy

    Huge Drop in Plastic Bags in English Supermarkets After 5p Levy

According to the latest figures from IRI, a leading provider of FMCG market intelligence and predictive, actionable insight, government targets to reduce

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Biogas Solves UK’s £64 Million Food Waste Headache This Christmas

    Biogas Solves UK’s £64 Million Food Waste Headache This Christmas

No food company deliberately creates unnecessary waste. However, the volume of food waste created over the festive period is typically

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Environmental Award Success For Packaging Automation

    Environmental Award Success For Packaging Automation

Knutsford-based Packaging Automation has been recognised for its green credentials after being selected as a winner of a new environmental

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