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Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe has welcomed the much anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and

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Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

    Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso has launched the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimise waste and maximise reuse

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European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

    European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

Mondelēz International has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting the company’s significant progress towards achieving its 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals. The report outlines Mondelēz International’s ongoing

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Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

    Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

A 10-year agreement with Danish company Better Energy will secure for Chr. Hansen Denmark green electricity from two brand new solar parks that have just been taken into operation. This

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Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

    Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

UK-based sustainable packaging firm Frugalpac has secured additional funding of £2m as it prepares for the next stage of development. The company’s directors agreed to the investment at the Annual

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Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

    Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

McKinsey & Company Agriculture practice has released a new report examining the role of agriculture in climate change and how to reduce emissions through improved farming practices. The report identifies

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New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

    New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

Nestlé has announced a new wind farm partnership off the coast of North East England. The offshore farm, run by Orsted, will provide 125GWh to cover 50% of Nestlé’s UK

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Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

    Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

As industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all over Europe are taking more and more steps to reduce their

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A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

    A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

Carbios, a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the publication of an article in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, entitled:

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Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

    Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

Aldi Ireland announced today that its own-label Irish sourced potted herbs are now packaged in recyclable and home compostable materials. The discount retailer has been working with its Wicklow-based supplier

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

Mondelēz International has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the company accelerates its efforts to reduce its impact on people and the planet. Mondelēz

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Valio is Finland’s Most Sustainable Brand For 7th Time

    Valio is Finland’s Most Sustainable Brand For 7th Time

Finnish consumers have ranked Valio, the co-operative-based company owned by 4,700 dairy farmers around Finland, as the most sustainable brand for the seventh consecutive year. Sustainable Brand Index is Europe’s

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First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

    First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

First Milk, the wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has launched the First4Milk Pledge – a new initiative to proactively promote dairy farming and First Milk to its customers and the

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Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

    Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

The Federation of European manufacturers of glass containers (FEVE) has launched an ambitious new project – the ‘Furnace of the Future’ – which will cut CO2 emissions by 50%. The

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Aurivo Significantly Reduces Fossil Fuel Consumption by Some 80% With GEA Solution

    Aurivo Significantly Reduces Fossil Fuel Consumption by Some 80% With GEA Solution

Ireland’s second largest liquid milk processing firm Aurivo has cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its Killygordon site by 80% and reduced fossil fuel consumption at the facility by 80%,

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CONSUS Adds Iteris ClearAg Environmental Intelligence to Crop Research and Development Platform

    CONSUS Adds Iteris ClearAg Environmental Intelligence to Crop Research and Development Platform

Iteris, the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, has announced that CONSUS, a research partnership between University College Dublin (UCD) and Origin Enterprises plc (Origin), will add

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Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

    Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

Innovative secondary packaging company TrakRap has beaten off competitors from across the globe to win the Best Manufacturing Technology award at the World Food Innovation Awards. The prestigious annual awards

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Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

    Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

Müller UK & Ireland has secured a long term partnership with Biffa, the UK sustainable waste management specialist, which allows the dairy company to meet increased demand for packaging made

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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies highlights ten key global trends that are likely to shape

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Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

    Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

Valio, the dairy and food owned by Finnish milk suppliers, has committed to set scientifically assessed targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (Science Based Targets). Valio had already announced that

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HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

    HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

HEINEKEN Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier Iberdrola, guaranteeing the supply of 100% renewable electricity to all four HEINEKEN Spain breweries as well as its

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Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

  Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility, allowing it to borrow up to £400 million over the next five

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Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

  Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

The packaging industry’s most cutting-edge technologies and solutions will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26

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Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

  Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

Irish chicken producer Manor Farm has won the IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020. Manor

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New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

  New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

Food and drink retailers face increased consumer pressure to provide sustainable packaging options, according to new research from Tetra Pak,

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Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

  Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

With Coca-Cola set to roll out its new range of plastic bottles made entirely from recycled plastic (PET) in Sweden,

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Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

  Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

European production of glass packaging for food and beverage continues to grow according to latest figures published from the European

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Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

  Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

Refresco Europe has been awarded the first-ever European Lean & Green Star for the transport operations in the soft drinks

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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

  Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Aveda, and Britvic are just some of the global brands set to put sustainability firmly in the spotlight when

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Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

  Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

Paper has long been the number one recyclable mono-material. Accordingly, the market leader Sappi has expanded its portfolio of barrier

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Unilever and JD Logistics Agree to Explore Smart and Sustainable Solutions in the Supply Chain

  Unilever and JD Logistics Agree to Explore Smart and Sustainable Solutions in the Supply Chain

Unilever and JD Logistics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive sustainable business initiatives in the supply chain.

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Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

  Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

Nestlé has announced that it will invest up to SFr2 billion (€1.86 billion) to lead the shift from virgin plastics

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Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

  Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name for Bosch Packaging Technology, following the sale of the former Bosch division. Headquartered in

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FrieslandCampina to Invest €24 Million Annually in Sustainable Farming

  FrieslandCampina to Invest €24 Million Annually in Sustainable Farming

In the coming years, FrieslandCampina will make an annual amount of €24 million available to further stimulate sustainable development on

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How Digitalization of the Supply Chain Will Reduce Global Food Waste

  How Digitalization of the Supply Chain Will Reduce Global Food Waste

By Dr Felix Flemming, TOMRA Food The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports, 1.6 billion

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Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

  Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Packaging Innovations Birmingham 2020, which brings the whole packaging industry together under one roof, from design, marketing and branding, through

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AB InBev Agrees European Renewable Energy Brewing Deal

  AB InBev Agrees European Renewable Energy Brewing Deal

AB InBev beers, including Budweiser, the world’s most valuable beer brand, will soon be brewed with renewable electricity throughout Europe

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Dairy Council For Northern Ireland Launches EU Sustainable Dairy Fact Book

  Dairy Council For Northern Ireland Launches EU Sustainable Dairy Fact Book

The Dairy Council for Northern Ireland has published the second annual EU Sustainable Dairy Fact Book, in conjunction with the

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Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

  Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

Building on Britvic’s existing work to protect the environment, the company has joined forces with other global businesses to promote

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Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

  Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Leading industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations

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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

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Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

  Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

Buxton Natural Mineral Water, which is part of Nestlé Waters UK, has announced its whole range will be made from

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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

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Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

  Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

Palsgaard has won the Sustainability Champion prize at the Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards. The Danish emulsifier specialist clinched the award

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Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

  Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in

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Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

  Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

ABP Food Group, which is the largest beef processor in the UK and Ireland, in conjunction with the Irish Cattle

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Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

  Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into

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Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

  Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated

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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

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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

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Fyffes Wins Best Supplier PLUS Retail Award

  Fyffes Wins Best Supplier PLUS Retail Award

Fyffes, one of the world’s largest and oldest tropical produce importers and distributors, has been awarded by its long-term partner

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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

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Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

  Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

Carlsberg Group has given an update on its journey to create the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced

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