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Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

    Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into carbon, which could be used as a renewable fuel for

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Carlsberg Group Investment Halves Water Usage at Danish Brewery

    Carlsberg Group Investment Halves Water Usage at Danish Brewery

Since the introduction of its sustainability programme Together Towards ZERO – an important element of the seven-year SAIL’22 strategy – the Carlsberg Group’s ambition has been to move towards ZERO

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Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

    Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

Unilever has announced that its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centres, warehouses and distribution centres across five continents are now powered by 100% renewable grid electricity. As far as possible,

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Ready For Industry 4.0: New Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump With Pressure Control

    Ready For Industry 4.0: New Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump With Pressure Control

At the Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2019 at the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin on Thursday, September 5th, 2019, Busch will be discussing the new R 5

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Powering Trucks With Cow Manure

    Powering Trucks With Cow Manure

Cow manure can do a lot more than create wrinkly noses. It is poised to be pivotal in a biogas revolution and contribute to a fossil-free fuel future. Pioneering Arla

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Olleco Awarded Royal Warrant

    Olleco Awarded Royal Warrant

ABP Renewables Division, Olleco, the UK’s leading supplier of cooking oils and collector of used cooking oils, has become the first dedicated circular economy company to be granted a Royal

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AB InBev UK to Brew Budweiser With 100% Renewable Electricity

    AB InBev UK to Brew Budweiser With 100% Renewable Electricity

Budweiser, the world’s most valuable beer brand, is to be brewed with renewable electricity as AB InBev UK has signed a deal with Europe’s largest solar energy company, Lightsource BP,

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Redefining Product Quality and Power Usage in Frozen Food Processing Plants

    Redefining Product Quality and Power Usage in Frozen Food Processing Plants

Every business wants to produce the finest quality products at the lowest possible cost. Every business wants to reduce energy consumption to save money and help protect the wider environment.

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Emmi Leads by Example

    Emmi Leads by Example

As a manufacturer of speciality cheeses, Swiss dairy group Emmi is now setting an example for environmental protection by investing in a high-performance photovoltaic system at its Platteville site in

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Britvic Moves to 100% Renewable Electricity in New Deal With E.ON

    Britvic Moves to 100% Renewable Electricity in New Deal With E.ON

Britvic has announced that from October 2018, every Britvic manufacturing site in Great Britain, from its offices to warehouses and factories, will be powered by 100% renewable electricity. The move

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New Sustainability Report From Bakkafrost

    New Sustainability Report From Bakkafrost

Bakkafrost has underlined the growing importance to the UK market of its expanding salmon farming operation, the largest in the Faroe Islands, with the publication of a two year plan

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Advanced Design From GEA For Saudi Arabia’s Most Modern Dairy Processing Plant

    Advanced Design From GEA For Saudi Arabia’s Most Modern Dairy Processing Plant

GEA has worked with Almarai Company in Saudi Arabia to build the nation’s largest and most modern dairy processing facility. The new plant at Al Kharj includes multiple production lines for

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Tetra Pak Achieves 50% Renewable Electricity Consumption in Just Two Years Since RE100 Commitment

    Tetra Pak Achieves 50% Renewable Electricity Consumption in Just Two Years Since RE100 Commitment

Tetra Pak now obtains half of its global electricity supply from renewable sources, putting the company firmly on course to meet its RE100 commitment of using only renewable electricity across all

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New Wind Farm Opens to Power Nestlé in the UK & Ireland

    New Wind Farm Opens to Power Nestlé in the UK & Ireland

Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drink company, has opened a new wind farm at Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The farm, developed in partnership with energy business Community

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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,

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JBT Launches Innovative Solutions to Get Better Results From Retorts

    JBT Launches Innovative Solutions to Get Better Results From Retorts

JBT Corporation, a leading solutions providers for the food and beverage processing industries, has announced the commercial launch of two innovative new solutions that have been developed to overcome challenges

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AGRANA to Invest €100 Million in New Wheat Starch Plant

    AGRANA to Invest €100 Million in New Wheat Starch Plant

AGRANA, the fruit, starch and sugar company, has laid the foundation for a second wheat starch plant at its biorefinery at Pischelsdorf in Tullnerfeld, Austria. The €100 million investment will

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

    Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

To reduce food processors costs, Advetec, a leading specialist in the treatment and reduction of solid and liquid organic waste, has launched

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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

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From Measurement Data to Smart Actions

    From Measurement Data to Smart Actions

Energy and process industry monitoring and control systems contain a lot of data, which is not always fully utilised. Data

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Energy-efficient LED Upgrade ‘Dramatically’ Improves Light Levels For Highland Spring

    Energy-efficient LED Upgrade ‘Dramatically’ Improves Light Levels For Highland Spring

Highland Spring, the Scottish bottled water supplier, has recently implemented high-efficiency, long-life Tamlite LED EXPO products at its warehouse in Blackford, Perthshire. Established

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

    Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

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

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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

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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

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Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

    Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

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

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Unilever Advances Carbon Reduction Commitment at Five UK & Ireland Sites

    Unilever Advances Carbon Reduction Commitment at Five UK & Ireland Sites

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

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Edina Helps Clients Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

    Edina Helps Clients Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions

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

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Food and Drink Industry Reaps Benefit of MBR Technology

    Food and Drink Industry Reaps Benefit of MBR Technology

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

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Pentair Haffmans Wins UK AD & Biogas Award

    Pentair Haffmans Wins UK AD & Biogas Award

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

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Are We Sailing into a Perfect Storm For Energy Prices?

    Are We Sailing into a Perfect Storm For Energy Prices?

Believe it or not, UK industry has been enjoying a two-year cheap energy holiday, with costs for 1MWh of power

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tetra Pak Launches New Water-free Lubrication Kit

    Tetra Pak Launches New Water-free Lubrication Kit

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

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

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

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

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Emmi Commits Itself to Sustainability

    Emmi Commits Itself to Sustainability

Sustainability and in particular environmental protection have been key issues for Swiss milk processor Emmi for over 20 years. Now,

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Emmi Switches to 100% Renewable Hydroelectricity From BKW

    Emmi Switches to 100% Renewable Hydroelectricity From BKW

Emmi has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. In an important step towards meeting this objective,

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Scotch Whisky Industry Renews Commitment to Sustainability

    Scotch Whisky Industry Renews Commitment to Sustainability

A commitment to environmental sustainability lies at the heart of the Scotch Whisky industry which has now unveiled even more

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory Targets Energy Savings with Wonderware

    Lucozade Ribena Suntory Targets Energy Savings with Wonderware

Lucozade Ribena Suntory, one of the leading soft drinks businesses in the UK and Ireland, has partnered with Human Machine

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Coca-Cola HBC Italia Cuts Carbon Footprint With ENER-G Trigeneration Technology

    Coca-Cola HBC Italia Cuts Carbon Footprint With ENER-G Trigeneration Technology

Coca-Cola HBC Italia will reduce its carbon footprint by 15% and save 40% on its energy costs after installing an

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Nestlé Waters Helps Swiss Farmers to Fuel Their Crops and its Factory

    Nestlé Waters Helps Swiss Farmers to Fuel Their Crops and its Factory

A joint project between Nestlé Waters and Groupe E Greenwatt to build Switzerland’s largest biogas plant has focused on producing

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