FDBusiness.com

Sustainability

 Breaking News
  • 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 validating its ambition to be a global leader in well-being snacks. The report also describes the company’s progress against its 2020 sustainable agriculture and environmental [...]...
  • Arla Foods Builds on Success of Organic Milk Launch Arla Foods UK is repositioning its Arla® Organic Farm Milk brand to highlight its free range credentials to consumers. Following the dairy company’s successful brand launch earlier this year, Arla is renaming its organic milk to Arla® Organic Free Range Milk by redesigning its organic milk labels to feature a free range claim. The new packaging is being supported by TV advertising[1].Arla’s [...]...
  • Irish Dairy Sector Endorses the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam Key stakeholders in the Irish Dairy sector have endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, which is a commitment to the sustainable development of the dairy sector. Dairy has an important role as an essential part of a balanced diet, and contributes greatly to the economy of many countries, including Ireland. The dairy sector has a [...]...
  • Bühler to Build First Industrial-scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands. Bühler will deliver the technology, equipment, and process know how for the rearing and processing of the insects and the feedstock preparation. Start of operation is planned for the first [...]...
  • Nestlé Waters to Invest €200 Million at Perrier Site in France Nestlé Waters, Nestlé Group’s bottled water division and the national leader in the bottled water market in France with seven brands, has announced an ambitious plan to increase production at its Perrier bottling site in France. The Perrier Cap 2020 plan is part of a €200 million multi-annual investment plan to help achieve Nestlé Waters’ ambitious [...]...
  • 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, for a range of packaged waste recovery applications. The smallest of the range, the TS1260 was developed with the requirements of food production in mind. Since [...]...

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 validating its ambition to be a global leader in well-being snacks. The report also describes the company’s progress against its 2020 sustainable agriculture and environmental […]

Read Full Article

Arla Foods Builds on Success of Organic Milk Launch

    Arla Foods Builds on Success of Organic Milk Launch

Arla Foods UK is repositioning its Arla® Organic Farm Milk brand to highlight its free range credentials to consumers. Following the dairy company’s successful brand launch earlier this year, Arla is renaming its organic milk to Arla® Organic Free Range Milk by redesigning its organic milk labels to feature a free range claim.
The new packaging is being supported by TV advertising[1].Arla’s […]

Read Full Article

Irish Dairy Sector Endorses the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

    Irish Dairy Sector Endorses the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

Key stakeholders in the Irish Dairy sector have endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, which is a commitment to the sustainable development of the dairy sector. Dairy has an important role as an essential part of a balanced diet, and contributes greatly to the economy of many countries, including Ireland. The dairy sector has a […]

Read Full Article

Bühler to Build First Industrial-scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

    Bühler to Build First Industrial-scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands. Bühler will deliver the technology, equipment, and process know how for the rearing and processing of the insects and the feedstock preparation. Start of operation is planned for the first […]

Read Full Article

Nestlé Waters to Invest €200 Million at Perrier Site in France

    Nestlé Waters to Invest €200 Million at Perrier Site in France

Nestlé Waters, Nestlé Group’s bottled water division and the national leader in the bottled water market in France with seven brands, has announced an ambitious plan to increase production at its Perrier bottling site in France.
The Perrier Cap 2020 plan is part of a €200 million multi-annual investment plan to help achieve Nestlé Waters’ ambitious […]

Read Full Article

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, for a range of packaged waste recovery applications. The smallest of the range, the TS1260 was developed with the requirements of food production in mind.
Since […]

Read Full Article

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 their current production line, led to huge additional cost savings.
Bill Denyer of Envirogen says: “An audit had taken place of the wastewater streams at the […]

Read Full Article

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, the food and beverage sector has been slower to analyse the type of steam it uses.
There is a misplaced assumption amongst many food manufacturers that steam […]

Read Full Article

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 the UK’s pub industry. The declaration follows the launch of Greene King’s partnership with waste management company SWR in April 2016, and its commitment to […]

Read Full Article

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 intermediate step includes the exclusive use of renewable electricity at its breweries by 2022.
Together Towards ZERO is a response to increasing consumer demand for sustainable […]

Read Full Article

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 the western part of Denmark.
The new plant is to supply Arla Food’s milk powder production with green energy in the form of biogas, which is […]

Read Full Article

Cutting Food Waste in the EU

    Cutting Food Waste in the EU

MEPs are supporting efforts to halve food waste in the EU by 2030, by lifting existing restrictions on food donations and eliminating confusion about ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ labels.
“In developed countries food is wasted mostly at the end of the chain, at distribution and consumption. Everyone has a responsibility to tackle this problem,” says […]

Read Full Article

tna Breaks Boundaries With Launch of New Ultra-high Speed Case Packer

    tna Breaks Boundaries With Launch of New Ultra-high Speed Case Packer

Tna has launched the tna ropac® 5, a ground-breaking, ultra-high-speed case packer for flexible bags that is capable of industry-leading speeds of up to 300 bags per minute. Part of tna’s performance 5.0 packaging system, the new tna ropac 5 is the first and only side-load case packer in the world that uses tna’s unique, […]

Read Full Article

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 Europe’s largest soft drinks factory, at Wakefield in England. The solar farm covers eight hectares, the size of twelve football pitches, and will produce up […]

Read Full Article

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 Carroll’s Cross site in Waterford. A significant milestone on its journey to becoming Europe’s most sustainable meat company, Dawn Meats has now joined a group of only 25 companies in Ireland to have attained this […]

Read Full Article

Tetra Pak Uses More Than One Third Renewable Electricity

    Tetra Pak Uses More Than One Third Renewable Electricity

Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has announced that it now uses renewable electricity for more than a third of its total annual consumption worldwide. This is up from 22% in 2015.
Key to this achievement was the purchase earlier this year of International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs) for all its […]

Read Full Article

Major International Meat Science Congress to Take Place in Cork, Ireland

    Major International Meat Science Congress to Take Place in Cork, Ireland

Teagasc will host the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), in collaboration with University College Cork. This prestigious global Congress will be held in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork, from August 13-18, 2017. ICoMST reconvenes in Ireland after an 11- year absence.
It’s the 63rd ICoMST and the theme this year is: ‘Nurturing […]

Read Full Article

Pioneering Partnership Between Kerry Group and the World Food Programme

    Pioneering Partnership Between Kerry Group and the World Food Programme

Details of a unique initiative, launched by Kerry Group and the World Food Programme (WFP), the food assistance branch of the United Nations, have been announced. Under this partnership, the first between an Irish company and WFP, both parties have agreed to collaborate on a 3-year programme to be known as ‘Project Leche’. The project […]

Read Full Article

New Flexible Packaging Industry Consortium to Bring Circular Economy Solutions

    New Flexible Packaging Industry Consortium to Bring Circular Economy Solutions

CEFLEX is a new project organized by a consortium of European companies representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging. The project mission is to make flexible packaging even more relevant to the circular economy by advancing better system design solutions which result from the collaboration of the companies represented in the consortium. It continues […]

Read Full Article

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 truck to deliver grain to the St. James’ Gate Brewery in Dublin. ‘The Low Carbon Supply Route’ project sees the Guinness brewer partner with malted barley suppliers Boortmalt and Harris Transport to use a dedicated […]

Read Full Article

Cargill, in Close Collaboration With its Partners, Drives Sector Transformation in Ghana

    Cargill, in Close Collaboration With its Partners, Drives Sector Transformation in Ghana

Cargill has celebrated the establishment of its own licensed buying company (LBC) – Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd – in Ghana, in the presence of a Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, a Deputy Minister designate for Food and Agriculture, Hon William Quaitoo, the Ambassador of the United States to Ghana, H.E […]

Read Full Article

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 waste. Last year in the UK only a third of plastic packaging was recycled, with the remaining two thirds being buried in landfill sites or burnt in incinerators.
Although the recycling rate for plastic bottles is […]

Read Full Article

Cargill to Establish New European Logistics Platform For Malt

  Cargill to Establish New European Logistics Platform For Malt

Cargill’s malt business has announced a partnership with Zuidnatie, a Belgian logistics service provider, to build a new logistics platform in the port of Antwerp. Set to open in August 2018, it will offer trans-shipment facilities and storage for up to 300,000 metric tons (MT) of barley and malt.
This new facility will allow Cargill to […]

Read Full Article

Dawn Meats Cross Hands Achieves ISO 50001 Energy Certification

  Dawn Meats Cross Hands Achieves ISO 50001 Energy Certification

Dawn Meats, which has operations in seven locations around Ireland, and many more across the UK and Europe, has achieved ISO 50001 certification for its development and implementation of an efficient energy use policy in accordance with the highest international standards at its retail packing plant, Dawn Cross Hands in South Wales.
The International Organization for […]

Read Full Article

10-year Pledge to Save Fish Stocks and Protect Employment in the Mediterranean

  10-year Pledge to Save Fish Stocks and Protect Employment in the Mediterranean

The European Commission has reached an important milestone in its objective to save the Mediterranean fish stock and protect the region’s ecological and economic wealth. Months of negotiations at ministerial level have culminated in the signature of the Malta MedFish4Ever Declaration, which sets out a detailed work programme for the next 10 years, based on ambitious […]

Read Full Article

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 Cups, has produced distinctive coffee cups which will carry the PEFC certification label for its client Falkingham & Taylor (Vending) Ltd. They have been manufactured to mark the occasion of Hull becoming UK City of […]

Read Full Article

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 waste while promoting healthy and sustainable eating. The Eastern-Midland Regional Waste Management Office (EMWRO) is the Irish participant in the project, which aims to find food waste solutions specifically suited to cities.
The EU LIFE funded […]

Read Full Article

Seafood DNA Traceability Programme to Guarantee Greater Levels of Transparency

  Seafood DNA Traceability Programme to Guarantee Greater Levels of Transparency

A first-ever ‘farm to fork’ programme for shrimp production has been announced, offering consumers DNA based assurance on the origin and quality of shrimp. Through enhanced transparency the TraceBack programme will also help promote ethical labour practices, which have been highlighted in the global shrimp industry.
The technology offering – already available in animal meat – […]

Read Full Article

Bord Bia Launches Major Irish Beef Campaign in Germany

  Bord Bia Launches Major Irish Beef Campaign in Germany

A major new Bord Bia campaign to support Irish beef exports to Germany has been launched by Bord Bia (Irish Food Board). The promotional campaign, valued at almost €1 million this year alone, will target in excess of 8 million German consumers. In 2016, Ireland exported 23,000 tonnes of beef to Germany, a doubling in […]

Read Full Article

Food For Thought – Reducing Your Energy Costs Through CHP

  Food For Thought – Reducing Your Energy Costs Through CHP

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is long established within the food industry. Offsetting grid based power supply and producing hot water, steam or chilled water from a natural gas fuelled reciprocating engine has proved very cost effective.
The advantage of CHP are lower operating costs, less reliance on the electricity grid and improved sustainability in terms […]

Read Full Article

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 BIM Responsibly Sourced Seafood Standard is a third party accreditation that certifies fishing vessels that adhere to strict criteria regarding Care of the Catch, Traceability and Provenance, Training, Welfare and Social Sustainability.
Michael Keatinge, Interim CEO […]

Read Full Article

Pro2Pac and Waste-Works Announce High Profile Speaker Line-up

  Pro2Pac and Waste-Works Announce High Profile Speaker Line-up

Pro2Pac and Waste-Works have revealed an exciting line-up of high-profile speakers for the three-day event which returns to ExCeL London this March. A host of well-known industry experts including Dick Searle, CEO of The Packaging Federation, Jonny MacNeal, Business Development Manager at Insignia Technologies (winner of Best New Concept at the 2016 UK Packaging Awards) […]

Read Full Article

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 industry conference held recently at the Teagasc Ashtown conference centre, Dublin, heard. The conference included details of a safefood sponsored research project which surveyed dairy industry stakeholders to determine their level of awareness of the potential impacts […]

Read Full Article

Irish Food Industry Doubles Green Targets

  Irish Food Industry Doubles Green Targets

A new Bord Bia report has revealed that 220 major players in the Irish food, drink and horticulture sector, representing 90% of total exports, committed to more than 1,600 sustainability targets during 2016, a 100% increase on 2015 figures. Set in areas such as raw material sourcing, energy usage and emissions, water and waste management, […]

Read Full Article

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% lower than in 2015. Working with the Science Based Targets initiative, the company also set a goal that by 2040, emissions will be down 58% compared with a year ago.
In doing so, Tetra Pak becomes the […]

Read Full Article

New Research Reveals New Information About Sea Trout in Irish Sea

  New Research Reveals New Information About Sea Trout in Irish Sea

Inland Fisheries Ireland has published a new report called The Celtic Sea Trout Project (CSTP) which addresses significant knowledge gaps around sea trout. This migratory trout has a significant fisheries value however some sea trout fisheries in parts of Ireland and the UK bordering the Irish Sea are suffering decline.
The project, which consisted of a […]

Read Full Article

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. The international not-for-profit CDP has included Nestlé in its first supplier engagement leader board. CDP assessed actions to reduce emissions and lower climate-related risks in the supply chain in the past reporting year.
Nestlé is one […]

Read Full Article

Lamb Weston/Meijer Continues to Innovate to Achieve Sustainability Objectives For 2020

  Lamb Weston/Meijer Continues to Innovate to Achieve Sustainability Objectives For 2020

Lamb Weston/Meijer, a leading company in the area of high quality potato products, has published its sustainability report for 2015-2016. Headquartered at Kruiningen in the Netherlands, Lamb Weston/Meijer is well on its way to achieving its sustainability objectives for 2020. Over the last two years the company has made a number of significant investments to […]

Read Full Article

Arla Foods Enters New and FReSH Initiative

  Arla Foods Enters New and FReSH Initiative

Arla Foods is teaming up with a number of partners to launch the ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH) programme. It aims to define guidelines on sustainable diets, redefine food production, reshape food consumption and evaluate a sustainable footprint for food transport.
A growing number of people suffer from obesity or malnutrition worldwide, while a […]

Read Full Article

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 the past year. Over the years, the RSPO’s focus has remained constant: transforming the market to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To ensure the vision is achieved, the RSPO vigilantly monitors the impact of RSPO […]

Read Full Article

Seafood – Investigation into EU Consumers’ Attitudes Shows Sustainable Supply is Essential

  Seafood – Investigation into EU Consumers’ Attitudes Shows Sustainable Supply is Essential

The majority of Europeans say they eat fish because its healthy. Fish consumption is increasing, with 42% Europeans eating fish/aquaculture products at least once a week at home. This underlines the need to ensure sustainable supply of fish to the EU market.
A new Eurobarometer survey on EU consumer choices regarding fishery and aquaculture products reveals […]

Read Full Article

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. For decades, conventional supply chains have been linear; taking, making and disposing of resources often to landfill. With the global population set to reach nine billion by 2050, access to quality food and water is […]

Read Full Article

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 its renewable energy journey, with the signing of a contract to use biomethane (also known as green gas/biogas) at five of its sites in the UK and Ireland.
Unilever UK & Ireland has signed a deal […]

Read Full Article

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 £150 million project succeeded in creating their zero carbon vision with the application of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology.
Spread over a floor space of 6.5 hectares, this inspirational production facility produces 1billion litres of […]

Read Full Article

Sustainability Supported by Proseal’s E-Seal® Technology

  Sustainability Supported by Proseal’s E-Seal® Technology

Heat sealing manufacturer Proseal has successfully supplied Cargill with equipment for an extended period of 15 years, producing over 150 tool sets and most recently multiple GT2 and GT2ex Twin machines to keep up with their continuing growth of production.
Cargill’s sustainability efforts are supported by Proseal’s constant drive to reduce power consumption. Proseal has developed […]

Read Full Article

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 use of large volumes of water for various washing and cleaning regime’s means that the industry relies heavily on water treatment in order to reduce on their effluent disposal costs and in some cases recycling.
The […]

Read Full Article

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 category of ‘Best Process Optimisation’ for its advanced biogas upgrading technology.
Taking place on the evening of 6 July as part of this years’ UK AD & Biogas Trade Fair, the UK AD & Biogas Industry […]

Read Full Article

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 the environmental impact of the global poultry industry. The 8 new BHSL Energy Centre units are being sold to large UK poultry farms and will all be installed by March 2017.
The patented technology will be […]

Read Full Article

Nestlé and USAID Partner For High Quality Maize in Ghana

  Nestlé and USAID Partner For High Quality Maize in Ghana

Nestlé and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are partnering to help farmers in Ghana produce high quality maize. The goal is to reduce mycotoxins, a natural, fungal contamination of crops that can damage health and lead to financial ruin for farmers.
The USAID Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE) programme team will […]

Read Full Article

Tetra Pak Gets Closer to Fully Renewable Packaging Goal with New Aseptic Carton

  Tetra Pak Gets Closer to Fully Renewable Packaging Goal with New Aseptic Carton

Tetra Pak has launched a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its use of renewable materials.
The new package is manufactured using a bio-based plastic film and cap, made from polymers derived […]

Read Full Article

Barry Callebaut Targets 100% Sustainable Chocolate By 2025

  Barry Callebaut Targets 100% Sustainable Chocolate By 2025

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has published its new sustainability strategy “Forever Chocolate” with the ambition to move sustainable chocolate from niche to norm in less than a decade.
In order to secure the future of chocolate, Barry Callebaut’s new sustainability strategy includes four targets that the company expects […]

Read Full Article

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 ever before. Research from Globescan revealed that 92 per cent of shoppers think food companies should focus their efforts on securing the future sustainability of food, with two-thirds believing that farmers should be paid more […]

Read Full Article

End to Time-at-sea Limits For North Sea Cod Fisheries

  End to Time-at-sea Limits For North Sea Cod Fisheries

North Sea cod fishermen will be able to land every catch – not just cod – more easily following the European Parliament’s recent decision. The updated regulation will remove limits on the number of days a vessel can spend in a fishing area and thus remove all obstacles to complying with the landing obligation in […]

Read Full Article

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 thirds of consumers across the UK, France and Germany saying they would like to see a recognisable carbon footprint label on products. This was a key finding from a study of over 5,000 consumers across […]

Read Full Article


Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • August 4, 2017The Whiskies & Spirits Conference
  • September 11, 2017drinktec
  • September 13, 2017FI Asia
  • September 19, 2017PROCESS EXPO 2017
AEC v1.0.4

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

Advertisements