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Arla Foods Ingredients Cuts CO2 Emissions – and Helps Formula Manufacturers Do the Same

    Arla Foods Ingredients Cuts CO2 Emissions – and Helps Formula Manufacturers Do the Same

Arla Foods Ingredients has achieved CO2 savings of around 60,000 tonnes a year by using energy from biogas. Meanwhile, the company is investing in its dry blend lactose production capacity, helping

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Diageo Launches New Ten-year Sustainability Action Plan

    Diageo Launches New Ten-year Sustainability Action Plan

Diageo has announced a range of 25 bold and ambitious goals in its ‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’ plan, designed to make a positive impact on the world by 2030,

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New Research Reveals Food Waste as a Top Consumer Concern

    New Research Reveals Food Waste as a Top Consumer Concern

Tetra Pak has unveiled findings from its global research study, in partnership with Ipsos[1], showing that food safety is a major issue for society. The same amount of respondents believe that

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GEA Purger Ready For Propane Use

    GEA Purger Ready For Propane Use

GEA has launched the latest version of its Purger for refrigeration plants that uses the environmentally-friendly natural refrigerant R290 (propane). R290 has a very low GWP (Global Warming Potential) ensuring

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Nestle Partners With Plastic Energy in First Steps For Recycling Facility in the UK

    Nestle Partners With Plastic Energy in First Steps For Recycling Facility in the UK

Nestlé UK and Ireland has joined forces with Plastic Energy, a major chemical recycling company, with the aim of developing a plant in the UK. The two companies will come

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PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally

    PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally

PepsiCo has announced a new target to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its company owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party

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Coca-Cola in Western Europe Transitions to 100% Recycled Plastic (rPET) Bottles in Two More Markets

    Coca-Cola in Western Europe Transitions to 100% Recycled Plastic (rPET) Bottles in Two More Markets

Coca-Cola in Western Europe has taken another important step on its journey to eliminating new virgin oil-based plastic as Coca-Cola in the Netherlands and Coca-Cola in Norway announce their transition

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BrewDog is Now Carbon Negative

    BrewDog is Now Carbon Negative

Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has announced that it has taken the unprecedented step to become carbon negative, and that it will remove twice as much carbon from the air than

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Diageo Celebrates ‘2015-2020 Sustainability and Responsibility’ Achievements

    Diageo Celebrates ‘2015-2020 Sustainability and Responsibility’ Achievements

Diageo, maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness, has celebrated the conclusion of its highly ambitious 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility Goals. Originally set in 2008, and refreshed in 2015, the

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Ramborn Cider Achieves European First

    Ramborn Cider Achieves European First

Premium Luxembourgish craft cider producer and orchard revivalist, Ramborn Cider Co, has become the first cidery in Europe, the third cidery in the world, and the first consumer brand in

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Arla Foods UK Forms New Environmental Partnership With Scientists

    Arla Foods UK Forms New Environmental Partnership With Scientists

Arla Foods, the UK’s leading dairy co-operative, has announced a new partnership with the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH). Through the collaboration, Arla UK 360 farmers are working

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CCEP Invests in Creation of Circular Economy For PET in Western Europe

    CCEP Invests in Creation of Circular Economy For PET in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has taken an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles by funding CuRe Technology –

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Diageo Creates World’s First Ever 100% Plastic Free Paper-based Spirits Bottle

    Diageo Creates World’s First Ever 100% Plastic Free Paper-based Spirits Bottle

Diageo has announced that it has created the world’s first ever 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced wood. The bottle will debut with Johnnie Walker,

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79% of Consumers are Changing Their Purchase Preferences Based on Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness, or Environmental Impact

    79% of Consumers are Changing Their Purchase Preferences Based on Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness, or Environmental Impact

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examines the impact sustainability has on consumer purchasing patterns and how well consumer product and retail (CPR) organizations understand consumer expectations. The report,

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Carlsberg Inaugurates New Water Recycling Plant in Denmark

    Carlsberg Inaugurates New Water Recycling Plant in Denmark

Carlsberg Group has held a topping-out ceremony at a new water recycling plant at its Fredericia brewery in Denmark. The new facility will make the brewery the first in the

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Danone Achieves Landmark Carbon Neutral Certification at Baby Formula Production Facility

    Danone Achieves Landmark Carbon Neutral Certification at Baby Formula Production Facility

Danone has announced that its facility in Wexford, Ireland, is the first baby formula production site in the world to be certified carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust, an independent

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Diageo Takes Stride Towards Climate Change Goal with First Carbon Neutral Distillery

    Diageo Takes Stride Towards Climate Change Goal with First Carbon Neutral Distillery

Diageo has announced that its new Kentucky whiskey distillery in the US, which will distill Bulleit, is expected to be carbon neutral – becoming one of the largest in North

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Unilever to Invest €1 Billion in New Measures to Combat Climate Change

    Unilever to Invest €1 Billion in New Measures to Combat Climate Change

Unilever has set out a new range of measures and commitments designed to improve the health of the planet by taking even more decisive action to fight climate change, and

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PepsiCo Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

    PepsiCo Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

PepsiCo has  published its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its sustainability goals and reaffirming the company’s agenda to help build a more sustainable food system. “Today’s global environmental and

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European Natural Mineral Water Sector Pledges 90% Glass Packaging Collection Target

    European Natural Mineral Water Sector Pledges 90% Glass Packaging Collection Target

EFBW, which represents European natural mineral and spring water producers, has joined “Close the Glass Loop” – the industry stewardship programme for glass packaging initiated by FEVE (Federation of European

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Mondelēz International Announces Significant Packaging Innovation With Philadelphia Tubs and Lids Set to be Made With Recycled Plastic

    Mondelēz International Announces Significant Packaging Innovation With Philadelphia Tubs and Lids Set to be Made With Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International has announced that Philadelphia cream cheese sold in the UK and Europe is to be made with recycled plastic packaging, starting from 2022. The iconic brand will pioneer

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Researchers to Grow Food Production With Zero Carbon Emissions

    Researchers to Grow Food Production With Zero Carbon Emissions

A University of Limerick-led research team in Ireland has designed a self-contained greenhouse that provides its own water and could have a major impact on global food production. The C-MINUS

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Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe has welcomed the much anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and

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Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

    Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso has launched the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey

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

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

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork

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Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

    Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

A 10-year agreement with Danish company Better Energy will secure for Chr. Hansen Denmark green electricity from two brand new

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Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

    Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

McKinsey & Company Agriculture practice has released a new report examining the role of agriculture in climate change and how

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New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

    New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

Nestlé has announced a new wind farm partnership off the coast of North East England. The offshore farm, run by

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A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

    A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

Carbios, a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the publication

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

Mondelēz International has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the company accelerates its efforts

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First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

    First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

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

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

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

Ireland’s second largest liquid milk processing firm Aurivo has cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its Killygordon site by 80%

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

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

Iteris, the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, has announced that CONSUS, a research partnership between University

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Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

    Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

Innovative secondary packaging company TrakRap has beaten off competitors from across the globe to win the Best Manufacturing Technology award

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Carbon in the Spotlight at UK’s Leading Packaging Show

    Carbon in the Spotlight at UK’s Leading Packaging Show

Carbon was the main topic of conversation at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returned to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February, with

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

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

Müller UK & Ireland has secured a long term partnership with Biffa, the UK sustainable waste management specialist, which allows

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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies

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

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

Valio, the dairy and food owned by Finnish milk suppliers, has committed to set scientifically assessed targets to reduce greenhouse

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

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

HEINEKEN Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier Iberdrola, guaranteeing the supply of 100% renewable electricity

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

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

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

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Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

    Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

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

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How Digitalization of the Supply Chain Will Reduce Global Food Waste

    How Digitalization of the Supply Chain Will Reduce Global Food Waste

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

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Dairy Council For Northern Ireland Launches EU Sustainable Dairy Fact Book

    Dairy Council For Northern Ireland Launches EU Sustainable Dairy Fact Book

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

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Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

    Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

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

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Ebro to Invest €150 Million in Securing Further Sustainable Growth

    Ebro to Invest €150 Million in Securing Further Sustainable Growth

Ebro Foods, the largest food group in Spain, the world leader in rice production and the second biggest global fresh

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Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

    Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

New consumer research published by Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting firm, reveals that over three-quarters (77%) of UK grocery

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Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

    Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

Coca-Cola Sweden has announced that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming

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Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

    Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly

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C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

    C&C Group Accelerates Tennent’s Sustainability Plans

C&C Group has announced enhanced investment of €16 million (£14.23 million) in sustainability for its Tennent’s Lager brand, significantly boosting

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Carlsberg 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 –

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TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

    TrakRap Wins EcoPack Challenge at Packaging Innovations

Secondary packaging company TrakRap has won the prestigious EcoPack Challenge after successfully showcasing its low carbon aerosol packaging solution during

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Britvic Signs Up to Science Based Targets Initiative

    Britvic Signs Up to Science Based Targets Initiative

Britvic has pledged to pursue bolder greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets by signing up to the Science Based Targets

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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

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WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

    WHO Calls For More Research into Microplastics and a Crackdown on Plastic Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts

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