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  • 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 same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to its greenhouse gas emissions. One of the measures the company is taking is its participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The climate experts working with [...]...
  • 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 fail to realise the benefits that optimised water consumption can have on their overheads. Through investment in the right water treatment technologies, food processors can significantly reduce water consumption which can impact hugely on their utility [...]...
  • Sustainability to Take Centre Stage at Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017 – 15-16 November -MalmöMässan, Sweden Leading organisations including Organic Sweden, KRAV, Paradiset, Skåne Food Innovation Network, Menigo, Södertälje, Organic Denmark, Ekoweb, Global Organics, Marije Vogelzang, and EkoMatCentrum have now been confirmed to appear in the Nordic Organic Food Fair’s Organic Theatre, over 15-16 November, at MalmöMässan in Sweden. The Nordic Organic Food Fair – the Nordic region’s biggest trade show for certified [...]...
  • 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 Western Europe – ‘This is Forward’ – with ambitious new commitments on drinks, packaging and society. Coca-Cola European Partners is the Coca-Cola bottler covering 13 territories across Western Europe. This is Forward sets out how The [...]...
  • 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 Most Innovative Water Reuse Scheme at the association’s recent annual conference in Bruges, Belgium. The award recognises Aquabio’s water reuse solution at Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano site in Boston, Lincolnshire – where Bakkavor produces Italian ready meals [...]...

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 same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to its greenhouse gas emissions.
One of the measures the company is taking is its participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The climate experts working with […]

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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 fail to realise the benefits that optimised water consumption can have on their overheads. Through investment in the right water treatment technologies, food processors can significantly reduce water consumption which can impact hugely on their utility […]

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Sustainability to Take Centre Stage at Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017 – 15-16 November -MalmöMässan, Sweden

    Sustainability to Take Centre Stage at Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017 – 15-16 November -MalmöMässan, Sweden

Leading organisations including Organic Sweden, KRAV, Paradiset, Skåne Food Innovation Network, Menigo, Södertälje, Organic Denmark, Ekoweb, Global Organics, Marije Vogelzang, and EkoMatCentrum have now been confirmed to appear in the Nordic Organic Food Fair’s Organic Theatre, over 15-16 November, at MalmöMässan in Sweden.
The Nordic Organic Food Fair – the Nordic region’s biggest trade show for certified […]

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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 Western Europe – ‘This is Forward’ – with ambitious new commitments on drinks, packaging and society. Coca-Cola European Partners is the Coca-Cola bottler covering 13 territories across Western Europe.
This is Forward sets out how The […]

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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 Most Innovative Water Reuse Scheme at the association’s recent annual conference in Bruges, Belgium. The award recognises Aquabio’s water reuse solution at Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano site in Boston, Lincolnshire – where Bakkavor produces Italian ready meals […]

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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 measure, the company converted all its Swiss sites to sustainable power at the start of 2017 Emmi is now taking another major step by converting all its European sites to 100 % hydropower, thereby reducing its […]

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Ireland’s Leading Food and Drink Companies to be Recognised at Bord Bia’s Industry Awards

    Ireland’s Leading Food and Drink Companies to be Recognised at Bord Bia’s Industry Awards

More than 350 Irish food and drink industry leaders will gather for Bord Bia’s biennial Food and Drink awards, hosted by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, on Wednesday 29th November in the RDS Concert Hall. Bord Bia has announced the details of 24 companies who have been shortlisted for these awards which recognise excellence and celebrate success in Ireland’s […]

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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 company has already certified four Nestlé Waters bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California (Ontario, Sacramento and Livermore). It plans to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the United […]

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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 show sustainability timelines and targets, which were then verified to an independent standard. Included in the plan were commitments to sustainable sourcing, environmentally friendly operations, and a range of community initiatives.
Alison Cowzer, co-founder of East […]

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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 everyday packaging, with the launch of the Frugal Carton. Launching in 2018,  the Frugal Carton sees the conventional laminated beverage carton reinvented so that it can now be processed at any paper recycling facility in […]

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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 annual CDP Climate A List. Nestlé is among just 5 percent of participating companies to be featured on the 2017 Climate A List, compiled by global non-for-profit charity CDP. This is in recognition of action taken […]

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Firmenich Commits to 100% Sustainable Juice

    Firmenich Commits to 100% Sustainable Juice

Firmenich has signed the Sustainable Juice Covenant, joining forces with leading European beverage and food companies to commit to creating 100% sustainable juice and puree by 2030. Under the coordination of IDH: the Sustainable Trade Initiative, Firmenich, Döhler, FrieslandCampina Riedel, Refresco and Verbruggen Juice Trading Sustainable Products, have agreed to target 100% verified sustainable sourcing for their […]

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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 public attitudes, policies and knowledge and seizing current opportunities for change, according to a newly published European Environment Agency (EEA) report.
The EEA report ‘Food in a green light,’ analyses the challenges Europe faces in shifting […]

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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 is fresh water, and of that, only one percent is accessible as much is trapped in glaciers and snowfields. By one estimate, global fresh water demand will exceed supply by 40 percent in 2030 if current […]

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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, Olleco, has just opened the new 15 MW Anaerobic Digestion facility in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
The ABP Food Group facility is located adjacent to the Arla dairy, […]

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Adsorption Technology MB12 – The Sustainable, Effective Food Packaging Solution

    Adsorption Technology MB12 – The Sustainable, Effective Food Packaging Solution

Chapelton has announced that Smurfit Kappa’s Adsorption Technology MB12, for which it is the distributor in the UK, is proving to be a successful and effective choice for brand owners and food packaging providers who not only want a sustainable quality but also require a grade that has zero migration of oils whilst retaining the […]

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Cargill Sets Clear Course For Cocoa Sustainability

    Cargill Sets Clear Course For Cocoa Sustainability

Cargill has published its third report on the progress and achievements of the Cargill Cocoa Promise, its commitment to sparking a more sustainable cocoa sector for generations to come. Building on a decades-long focus on sustainability, the Cargill Cocoa Promise has so far supported more than 145,000 farmers worldwide with market access, training and resources, while working with almost […]

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Positive Economic Trends For EU Fishing Fleet

    Positive Economic Trends For EU Fishing Fleet

According to the latest Annual Economic Report, the overall economic performance of the EU fishing fleet improved again in 2015. While marginally profitable in 2009, the EU fleet registered record-high net profits of €798 million in 2015 and estimates for 2016 and 2017 point towards further increases in profitability.
The report also demonstrates that economic performance stagnates […]

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Kerry Group Reaches Sustainability Milestone With Certification of Milk Suppliers

    Kerry Group Reaches Sustainability Milestone With Certification of Milk Suppliers

Kerry Group has become the first major Irish milk processor to achieve 100% certification of its milk suppliers in Ireland under the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme. Kerry Group has completed the certification of all its 3,300 milk suppliers under the internationally accredited, Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme (SDAS). The first national programme of its kind, SDAS […]

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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 a robust sustainability performance in 2016, particularly in the areas of labour practices, strategy for emerging markets, health and nutrition, and across the environmental dimension, […]

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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 the European list. Coca-Cola European Partners is listed on both the DJSI Europe and DJSI World Indices, and achieved the highest industry score on the […]

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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 costs families up to $29 billion annually in the United States alone. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) – a network of 400 of the biggest […]

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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 fully recyclable outer paper layer, Zeus solved the problem of the notoriously difficult to recycle single-use disposable cup.
For years, the packaging industry has struggled with […]

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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) by-product goes straight to the farms’ tomato greenhouses.
The gas produced during anaerobic digestion consists roughly of 60 percent methane and 40 percent CO2. Until recently, […]

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10,000 Ghana Cocoa Farmers Able to Receive Premium Payments By Mobile Phone

  10,000 Ghana Cocoa Farmers Able to Receive Premium Payments By Mobile Phone

Cargill has made its first ever sustainable premium payment by electronic transfer to cocoa farmers in Ghana. Just over 10,000 farmers are benefiting from the 2 million GHS mobile payments made by Cargill in partnership with its customers through the Cargill Cocoa Promise, Cargill’s commitment to improving the livelihoods of farmers and communities that will secure a […]

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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. The DJSI serves as a benchmark for investors who recognize sustainable business practices as a critical component to generating long-term shareholder value. Through environmental, social, […]

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Mondelez International Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

  Mondelez International Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Mondelēz International has once again been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for both the North America and World indices. The DJSI is a globally recognized independent benchmark that conducts comprehensive assessments of a company’s economic, environmental and social performance with a strong focus on long-term value creation for shareholders.
Mondelēz International’s overall score […]

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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 problems, as defined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. According to Grant F Reid, chief executive of Mars, business needs to lead “transformational change” in […]

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European Commission Proposes Baltic Sea Fishing Opportunities For 2018

  European Commission Proposes Baltic Sea Fishing Opportunities For 2018

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2018. In particular, the Commission proposes to increase catches for Central Herring, Sprat and the Main Basin Salmon stocks, and to maintain the number of catches for the important stock of Western Baltic Cod. For the remaining stocks the Commission […]

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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 is being launched by phs Wastekit, one of the biggest divisions in the phs Group and a key player in the UK’s waste management market.
The […]

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Nurturing Locally, Growing Globally – International Meat Congress ICoMST 2017 in Cork

  Nurturing Locally, Growing Globally – International Meat Congress ICoMST 2017 in Cork

The 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST 2017) took place at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork, during August 13-18, 2017 and was chaired by Teagasc’s Assistant Director of Research Declan Troy. Over 450 papers were presented at the congress, many by Teagasc researchers.
The role of meat in strategies to achieve a sustainable diet […]

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Arla Foods and McDonald’s Celebrate 30 Year Partnership

  Arla Foods and McDonald’s Celebrate 30 Year Partnership

Working together with McDonald’s, Arla Foods is launching a new co-branded Happy Meal and Arla Organic Milk bottle which will roll-out across McDonald’s UK restaurants. The new design of the 250ml bottles, which will feature the Arla logo alongside the iconic Golden Arches, will be available in Happy Meals and will be sold in over […]

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The International Congress of Meat Science and Technology – August 13-18th, 2017 – Cork

  The International Congress of Meat Science and Technology – August 13-18th, 2017 – Cork

The International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST)will take place in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on August 13-18th, 2017. The theme of the Congress is ‘Nurturing Locally, Growing Globally’.
Speakers will consider how science can offer the meat production and processing sector solutions to enable it to nurture sustainably at local level while offering opportunities to […]

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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 quick and easy access to essential information and features, whilst showcasing Edina’s technical expertise and full EPC/turnkey capabilities as a leading total solutions provider for […]

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Plenty on the Menu at London’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

  Plenty on the Menu at London’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

Those working in the food and beverage industry will have masses to see at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, which returns to Olympia, London, on 13 & 14 September 2017 for its eighth edition.
New Concepts
Over 180 international suppliers have already signed up, many of whom will be using the show to introduce their new […]

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Versatile Film Receives Sustainability Award

  Versatile Film Receives Sustainability Award

The food protection and preservation capabilities of X-Hance film from RPC bpi protec have been acknowledged in a major sustainability awards programme. X-Hance has been named the winner in the Cutting Food Waste category of the Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards, which celebrate innovation and creativity that make significant environmental advances across the supply chain.
X-Hance is […]

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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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, 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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