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  • Unilever’s Most Sustainable Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth Unilever has revealed its fourth consecutive year of growth for its ‘sustainable living’ brands, which grew 46% faster than the rest of the business and delivered 70% of its turnover growth. All of Unilever’s brands are on a journey towards reducing their environmental footprint and increasing their positive social impact. Sustainable living brands are those [...]...
  • Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s Irish and international food group Dawn Meats has been awarded the McDonald’s Global “Scale for Good” Award. This Global award is a first for McDonald’s and is the second occasion where Dawn Meats sustainability credentials have been recognised by the McDonald’s Global Leadership Team. The award recognises the key leadership role that Dawn Meats has played [...]...
  • Cranswick Partners With BasePower For Major Energy Project BasePower, an award-winning provider of on-site power plants for the food and industrial sectors, has announced a 9 year Power Purchase Agreement with Cranswick, for its Cranswick Country Foods site in Preston, Hull. Cranswick, a FTSE 250 company, is one of the largest food producers in Britain. Cranswick Country Foods in Hull is the company’s biggest site, [...]...
  • Nestlé Waters Invests in Swiss Water Bottling Site Nestlé Waters has announced a SFr25 million (€21 million) modernisation of its bottling site at Henniez, Switzerland. The investment will allow the Henniez site to continue to meet demand for its popular mineral water. Bottled water is a high-growth category for Nestlé. Production at Henniez will become more flexible and innovative in order to meet current [...]...
  • Faerch Plast UK Signs Up to UK Plastics Pact Faerch Plast UK, one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry, has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform the UK plastic industry. By bringing together the entire plastics value chain behind a common set of ambitious targets, the new Pact will move the [...]...

Unilever’s Most Sustainable Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth

    Unilever’s Most Sustainable Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth

Unilever has revealed its fourth consecutive year of growth for its ‘sustainable living’ brands, which grew 46% faster than the rest of the business and delivered 70% of its turnover growth. All of Unilever’s brands are on a journey towards reducing their environmental footprint and increasing their positive social impact. Sustainable living brands are those […]

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Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

    Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

Irish and international food group Dawn Meats has been awarded the McDonald’s Global “Scale for Good” Award. This Global award is a first for McDonald’s and is the second occasion where Dawn Meats sustainability credentials have been recognised by the McDonald’s Global Leadership Team.
The award recognises the key leadership role that Dawn Meats has played […]

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Cranswick Partners With BasePower For Major Energy Project

    Cranswick Partners With BasePower For Major Energy Project

BasePower, an award-winning provider of on-site power plants for the food and industrial sectors, has announced a 9 year Power Purchase Agreement with Cranswick, for its Cranswick Country Foods site in Preston, Hull. Cranswick, a FTSE 250 company, is one of the largest food producers in Britain. Cranswick Country Foods in Hull is the company’s biggest site, […]

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Nestlé Waters Invests in Swiss Water Bottling Site

    Nestlé Waters Invests in Swiss Water Bottling Site

Nestlé Waters has announced a SFr25 million (€21 million) modernisation of its bottling site at Henniez, Switzerland. The investment will allow the Henniez site to continue to meet demand for its popular mineral water. Bottled water is a high-growth category for Nestlé.
Production at Henniez will become more flexible and innovative in order to meet current […]

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Faerch Plast UK Signs Up to UK Plastics Pact

    Faerch Plast UK Signs Up to UK Plastics Pact

Faerch Plast UK, one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry, has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform the UK plastic industry. By bringing together the entire plastics value chain behind a common set of ambitious targets, the new Pact will move the […]

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Measom Freer Prove Their Environmental Credentials

    Measom Freer Prove Their Environmental Credentials

The well-established plastic packaging manufacturer Measom Freer is proud to announce it has achieved the BSI ISO 14001:2015 Certificate in Environmental Management. The company believes it has a moral duty to protect the natural environment and they are committed to minimising their global impact as a business by improving resource efficiency, reducing waste and reducing costs.
They ensure their […]

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€22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

    €22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

The European Commission has announced €22 million in funding for a new bio-economy research project to be led by Glanbia Ireland. The project, called AgriChemWhey, will receive €22 million in funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
It is the first dairy industry project to […]

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A Wee Dram Goes Further Than You Think Thanks to Goplasticpallets.com

    A Wee Dram Goes Further Than You Think Thanks to Goplasticpallets.com

It’s one of the world’s favourite food exports and it’s important to keep the whisky flowing at all times. As the US writer, Mark Twain said: “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whisky is barely enough.” That’s why The Edrington Group, the international premium spirits company, approached Goplasticpallets.com when it needed […]

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ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

    ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

ABP Food Group’s Renewables Division, Olleco, has announced the acquisition of an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at Westcott Park, Buckinghamshire in England from Renewi plc, a leading waste-to-product business, for an undisclosed sum. The facility has capacity to process 96,000 tonnes of food waste each year and produce up to 3.2 Mw of green electricity […]

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DS Smith Cracks the Coffee Cup Recycling Challenge

    DS Smith Cracks the Coffee Cup Recycling Challenge

Following months of in-depth research, UK-based packaging and paper company, DS Smith, believes it has found a solution to the coffee cup recycling challenge. Using its state-of-the-art paper mill in Kent, the company believes it could recycle up to the 2.5 billion cups discarded by British coffee lovers each year.
Peter Clayson, General Manager for DS […]

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Management Plan to Fortify Fishing Sector in Western Mediterranean Sea

    Management Plan to Fortify Fishing Sector in Western Mediterranean Sea

The European Commission has proposed a multi-annual plan for fish stocks in the western Mediterranean Sea. The proposal covers demersal fish stocks, ie fish that live and feed at the bottom of the seabed, and bring a significant income to the fisheries sector in the region. According to the latest data, it is estimated that in 2015, […]

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Ecolean Pushing the Boundaries at Anuga FoodTec

    Ecolean Pushing the Boundaries at Anuga FoodTec

Ever since 2000, when Ecolean first showcased its lightweight packaging solutions, the company has presented a continuous stream of game-changing innovations at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany. This year’s event is no different. Proving that it is possible to provide the world with lightweight, safe and convenient packaging solutions for liquid food with minimal environmental […]

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Unilever Launches First 100% Biodegradable PG tips Tea Bags

    Unilever Launches First 100% Biodegradable PG tips Tea Bags

Unilever has announced that its PG tips tea bags will be made with new plant-based material that is 100% renewable and biodegradable. Unlike polypropylene the new material is made from corn starch and is fully biodegradable. The aim is that all tea bags manufactured will use the new material by the end of 2018.
Noel Clarke, […]

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Sustainability is the Star at UK’s Leading Packaging Event

    Sustainability is the Star at UK’s Leading Packaging Event

Packaging professionals from all over the UK battled the adverse weather conditions to attend Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018, at Birmingham’s NEC. Attendees were treated to over 300 industry leading suppliers, a who’s who of major name speakers and the country’s most hotly anticipated plastics debate.
Sustainability was top of the agenda, with Coca Cola, […]

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Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

    Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

In a landmark move towards achieving a circular economy, Harrogate Water, Britain’s oldest bottled water brand, has announced it has successfully secured sufficient availability of recycled PET (rPET), to ensure all product shall contain 50 per cent recycled content from April 2018.
The amount of recycled PET content, all guaranteed UK post-consumer supply, will match that […]

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A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

    A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

According to research by the MacArthur Foundation (EMF), merely 14 percent of the plastic packaging used globally makes its way to recycling plants, while 40 percent ends up in landfill and only 1/3 in fragile ecosystems. By 2050, it is estimated there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans. Contributing to the transformation […]

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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2018

    Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2018

With the reduction of plastic packaging a current hot topic in the media, the UK’s only sustainable packaging event, Ecopack is more relevant than ever. Hosted alongside Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Empack 2018, sustainable packaging will be a key focus at the event. Whether it’s reducing waste through smarter packaging, finding more energy efficient solutions or […]

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Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

    Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

Cranswick plc, one of Britain’s leading suppliers of premium food, has vowed a significant drive to reduce plastic waste within the UK starting with a pledge that all packaging used will be 100% recyclable and sustainably sourced and in addition, to also reduce the group’s plastic use by 50% by 2025.
Cranswick believes that big change is […]

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100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

    100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is one of only three in England to be run solely on green energy. As England’s smallest and first self-built whisky and gin distillery, Cooper King Distillery will commence production of its juniper-led gin and open its doors to members of the public this spring, the whisky distillation will follow […]

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

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

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030.
This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with a multi-year investment that […]

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Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

    Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak has pledged to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy.
The company will:

Work with industry partners to ensure that by 2030, recycling solutions are in place for all components of beverage cartons so they can be fully recycled across Europe;
Substantially increase the use […]

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European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

    European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, has been adopted. It is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.
It is designed to protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe. There is a strong business case for transforming the way […]

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

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

Britvic has launched ‘A Healthier Everyday’, its new sustainable business programme which builds on its commitment to: help consumers make healthier choices; support the well-being of communities; and minimise its impact on the planet.
The creation of ‘A Healthier Everyday’ follows a review by the company into how it can ensure that its sustainability programme is […]

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

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

As the UK Government aims to eliminate avoidable waste with the announcement of its 25-Year Environmental Plan, Mintel research reveals that Britain’s coffee shop drinkers are happy to do their bit for the environment, but not at any cost.

40% of out of home hot drinks consumers wouldn’t mind paying extra for drinks served in 100% […]

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

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

Balmenach, one of Speyside’s oldest whisky distilleries and the home of Caorunn Scottish Gin, is set to become one of Scotland’s greenest distilleries with the announcement that work has started on a £3 million biogas project to significantly reduce the site’s carbon footprint.
Inver House Distillers has commissioned a new anaerobic digestion system, which breaks down […]

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IOI Loders Croklaan Wins Sustainability Champion Award at Fi Europe

  IOI Loders Croklaan Wins Sustainability Champion Award at Fi Europe

The jury of the Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards has awarded IOI Loders Croklaan with the Sustainability Champion Award for the company’s efforts in building a traceable, transparent and sustainable palm oil supply chain. The Palm Oil Sustainability Program of IOI Loders Croklaan shows the ability to demonstrate and stimulate innovation, and raises the bar […]

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Thatchers Cider Becomes More Sustainable and Recycles More

  Thatchers Cider Becomes More Sustainable and Recycles More

British family cider maker, Thatchers Cider, has contracted Middleton Engineering to supply and install an 80 tonne baler and slider-bed feed conveyor at its Myrtle Farm cider mill in Somerset, to compact and bale waste packaging materials at source, prior to shipment to re-processors. Sustainability and the environment are core concerns for the 100 year old cider maker which today […]

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Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

  Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

Cargill has inaugurated a new solar power facility at its Cocoa & Chocolate site in Tema, Ghana. This energy project contributes to Cargill’s global strategy of investing in environmentally friendly, renewable ways of generating power for industrial production. By investing in renewable energy, Cargill is living up to its responsibility to find ways to continuously […]

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Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

  Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Group’s brewery at Falkenberg in Sweden is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity, making it the country’s first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption. Earlier in 2017, Carlsberg Group launched a new sustainability programme – ‘Together Towards Zero’.
One of its four ambitions “Zero Carbon Footprint” is supported by […]

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It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

  It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

Among the most interesting topics in the publication ‘It’s time to end food waste’ is a closer look at the psychology of food waste by Nina Waldhauer at the University of Wageningen. Waldhauer explains how “(…) the food sector business can create opportunities for reducing consumer-related food waste. It can be done in ways that acknowledge consumer´s goal […]

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Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

  Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

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