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UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

    UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Trail, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May. The features

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Valio and Atria are first in Finland to pilot feed additive made by DSM

    Valio and Atria are first in Finland to pilot feed additive made by DSM

Valio and Atria were the first in Finland early this year to test Bovaer®, a feed additive made by the Dutch company DSM. The additive has proved to reduce methane

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Upfield Calls on Food Sector to Come Clean about Methane Emissions

    Upfield Calls on Food Sector to Come Clean about Methane Emissions

Upfield, the world’s largest plant–based food company and leading producer of plant-based spreads, butters, creams and cheeses has become the first major company in the food and agriculture sector to

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Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

    Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

Britain’s largest dairy co-operative, Arla Foods, is planning long-term investments in its UK supply chain, key sales channels and market leading brands like Arla Cravendale®, Arla B.O.B®, Arla Lactofree®, Lurpak®,

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Müller and Waitrose to scrap the coloured milk cap

    Müller and Waitrose to scrap the coloured milk cap

Müller is partnering exclusively with Waitrose in a trial to scrap the humble blue, green and red caps used on milk bottles, replacing them with clear caps. The move could

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Farm to Fork: Innovative feed additive will reduce methane emissions from dairy cows in the EU

    Farm to Fork: Innovative feed additive will reduce methane emissions from dairy cows in the EU

European Union Member States have approved the marketing in the EU of an innovative feed additive, as proposed by the European Commission. The additive, consisting of 3‐nitrooxypropanol, will help to

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Improving soils to halt climate change ‘costing the earth’

    Improving soils to halt climate change ‘costing the earth’

Investing in the ground beneath our feet could have wide-ranging benefits for the environment, animal and human health – as well as moving closer to Net Zero, according to research

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Guinness embarks on regenerative agriculture pilot

    Guinness embarks on regenerative agriculture pilot

Guinness is undertaking one of the most ambitious regenerative agriculture pilots to take place on the island of Ireland. Regenerative agriculture is an approach to farming that works in harmony with the

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Emmi and Nestlé to launch a comprehensive climate protection initiative together with milk suppliers

    Emmi and Nestlé to launch a comprehensive climate protection initiative together with milk suppliers

Emmi and Nestlé are launching the “KlimaStaR Milk” initiative together with milk producer organisations aaremilch and the Central Switzerland Milk Producers Cooperative (ZMP). The cross-sectoral initiative pursues the goal of

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Project could increase plastic bottles’ recycled content to 30% minimum

    Project could increase plastic bottles’ recycled content to 30% minimum

Scientists from Heriot-Watt University have been funded by Innovate UK to develop additives and processing methods that will drastically increase the recycled content of plastic bottles. This will help manufacturers meet

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Danone announces all operations in Ireland B Corp accredited

    Danone announces all operations in Ireland B Corp accredited

Danone Ireland’s Specialised Nutrition business, whose brands include Nutricia, Aptamil and Cow & Gate, has announced its certification as a B Corp. This achievement marks the full certification of all

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Valio researching future food production using cellular agriculture methods

    Valio researching future food production using cellular agriculture methods

Valio and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are together launching a project to research what kinds of food industry raw materials could be produced using cellular agriculture. The research

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Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production

    Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production

The Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production has been launched. The aim of the Future Beef Programme is to demonstrate to beef farmers how they can produce a

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Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach major milestone

    Food and drink manufacturers help Made Smarter reach major milestone

A new wave of manufacturers in the food and drink industry have helped Made Smarter’s trailblazing technology adoption programme mark its third anniversary by reaching a major milestone. Three years

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Promising results from Ireland’s first large scale measurement of methane emissions in beef cattle

    Promising results from Ireland’s first large scale measurement of methane emissions in beef cattle

The first large scale characterisation of methane emissions in Irish beef cattle conclusively shows that some beef cattle can produce up to 30% less methane emissions, on average, for the

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Coca-Cola bottler invests £11 million in reducing emissions at its GB sites

    Coca-Cola bottler invests £11 million in reducing emissions at its GB sites

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), the largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola globally, has announced a major £11 million investment over the next five years in its manufacturing sites in Great Britain,

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Budweiser Brewing Group to go green with hydrogen at Welsh brewery

    Budweiser Brewing Group to go green with hydrogen at Welsh brewery

With a view to creating the first green hydrogen supply to a brewery, Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, the UK arm of global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev, and Protium, the leading UK-based

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Enterprise Ireland to invest €14 million in new dairy research programme

    Enterprise Ireland to invest €14 million in new dairy research programme

The Government has announced significant new investment in the next phase of research at the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC). The DPTC, which is hosted by the University of Limerick,

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COOK is cooking up a storm with its luxury frozen meals

    COOK is cooking up a storm with its luxury frozen meals

The premium and recently awarded ‘feel good’ brand COOK has expanded its kitchens and increased capacity of its luxury hand-prepared meals by 50%.  COOK’s founding statement is to “cook using

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Nestlé Sets Climate Priorities for Europe, Middle East, and North Africa

    Nestlé Sets Climate Priorities for Europe, Middle East, and North Africa

Nestlé has explained its top priorities for Europe, Middle East, and North Africa to reach its 2050 net-zero climate goal. Nestlé revealed that nearly two-thirds of its total emissions are linked

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Britvic Recognised as One of Top Global Companies Working With Suppliers to Tackle Climate Change

    Britvic Recognised as One of Top Global Companies Working With Suppliers to Tackle Climate Change

Britvic has been recognised for the actions it is taking to understand and tackle climate change, work that has seen it engage with more than 300 of its suppliers around

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Further Expansion by Wyke Farms

    Further Expansion by Wyke Farms

Wyke Farms, which is one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, producing over 13,000 tonnes of cheddar per year, has completed its new export ‘centre of

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Smarties Becomes First Global Confectionery Brand to Switch to Recyclable Paper Packaging

    Smarties Becomes First Global Confectionery Brand to Switch to Recyclable Paper Packaging

Nestlé has announced that its popular Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. This represents

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Coca-Cola European Partners Joins The Climate Group’s EV100 Initiative

    Coca-Cola European Partners Joins The Climate Group’s EV100 Initiative

Coca-Cola European Partners, the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has joined EV100, a global initiative that brings together companies committed

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New Tool to Measure Environmental Footprint of Crops With Data From Space

    New Tool to Measure Environmental Footprint of Crops With Data From Space

Leading sustainability consulting firm Quantis has launched geoFootprint, the first tool to use satellite imagery to visualize the environmental impact

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Tennent’s to Remove 100 Million+ Plastic Rings From Packaging in Shift From Plastic to Card

    Tennent’s to Remove 100 Million+ Plastic Rings From Packaging in Shift From Plastic to Card

A £7 million investment in packaging equipment at Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow sees Tennent’s, Scotland’s favourite beer brand, well on

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PepsiCo Doubles its Climate Goal and Pledges Net-zero Emissions by 2040

    PepsiCo Doubles its Climate Goal and Pledges Net-zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo has announced plans to more than double its science-based climate goal, targeting an absolute reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG)

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Mars UK to Introduce New £350 Million Sustainable Logistics Operation

    Mars UK to Introduce New £350 Million Sustainable Logistics Operation

Mars UK has announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two

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HKScan Aiming at Carbon-neutral Food Production

    HKScan Aiming at Carbon-neutral Food Production

HKScan, the Nordic meat and food group, has set the goal of carbon neutrality of its own industrial production by

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FrieslandCampina Switches to 100% Recycled PET Bottles

    FrieslandCampina Switches to 100% Recycled PET Bottles

As from February 2021, FrieslandCampina will be making PET bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET). Because a PET bottle can

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Coca-Cola European Partners Sets Ambition to Reach Net Zero Emissions Across Entire Value Chain by 2040

    Coca-Cola European Partners Sets Ambition to Reach Net Zero Emissions Across Entire Value Chain by 2040

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is set to accelerate the decarbonisation of its business by reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its entire value chain – including scope

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Nestlé Redoubles Efforts to Combat Climate Change With SFr3.2 Billion Investment

    Nestlé Redoubles Efforts to Combat Climate Change With SFr3.2 Billion Investment

As a signatory of the UN ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C’ pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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%

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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