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Britvic welcomes deposit return scheme news

    Britvic welcomes deposit return scheme news

Drinks manufacturer Britvic has welcomed the Government’s announcement that a deposit return scheme will be established across England, Wales and Northern Ireland in October 2025. In response to its March

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Dawn Meats to invest €100 million in Net Zero climate commitment

    Dawn Meats to invest €100 million in Net Zero climate commitment

Dawn Meats has announced a substantial new plan which will see the Irish meat processor target Net Zero operational emissions across the business by 2040, and work towards a Net

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Müller set to increase recyclability by converting all coloured milk caps to clear

    Müller set to increase recyclability by converting all coloured milk caps to clear

Following a series of successful trials, Müller Milk & Ingredients has started switching its coloured milk bottle caps to clear, and aims to convert its whole range by summer 2023.

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Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

    Brewing industry to benefit from new automation solution

ABB has launched its ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution to further support breweries in their operational efficiency through digital transformation. ABB’s brewmaster, who has the notable achievement of

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New appointment to lead the development of organic sector in Bord Bia

    New appointment to lead the development of organic sector in Bord Bia

Bord Bia has appointed Emmet Doyle, from Cork city, as the first Bord Bia Organic Sector Manager. This is the first full-time resource within the organisation for the organic sector

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Food and drink industry faces investment decisions as cost pressures soar

    Food and drink industry faces investment decisions as cost pressures soar

Nearly 50% of food and drink manufacturers have cut or paused investment projects as they face the toughest trading conditions anyone can remember, according to new research by the Food

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Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

    Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

Ballygowan, Ireland’s number one water brand, part of Britvic Ireland, has been announced as the Official Water Partner of Irish Rugby in a new four year deal.  The partnership sees Ballygowan

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Clearly Drinks reaches key environmental milestone

    Clearly Drinks reaches key environmental milestone

UK soft drinks manufacturer, Clearly Drinks, has announced that it has reached a key milestone in its environmental strategy, achieving carbon neutral status on its own operations. The business, which

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Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

    Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland, are now

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Drinks producers urged to get ready for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme as SEPA publishes new guidance

    Drinks producers urged to get ready for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme as SEPA publishes new guidance

New, step-by-step guidance has been published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to ensure drinks producers are ready when registration for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) opens in twelve

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Müller skims off 500 tonnes of virgin plastic annually with new cream pot

    Müller skims off 500 tonnes of virgin plastic annually with new cream pot

Müller Milk & Ingredients is to remove 500 tonnes of virgin plastic from its annual production of cream pots by switching to packaging made from recycled plastic. The dairy company

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Manhattan Popcorn has already achieved industry targets of 35% less emissions 8 years ahead of the 2030 deadline

    Manhattan Popcorn has already achieved industry targets of 35% less emissions 8 years ahead of the 2030 deadline

The Irish government recently announced ambitious new sectoral emissions ceilings, setting Ireland on a pathway to turn the tide on climate change. Dublin-based company, Manhattan Peanuts Ltd, best known for

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Half of consumers want carbon footprint labelling on food products

    Half of consumers want carbon footprint labelling on food products

The Compleat Food Group (TCFG), the chilled prepared food processor, has launched a White Paper advising the UK Grocery sector and Government to improve education, simplify product labelling and to

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Leo Varadkar Opens C&C Group’s New Sustainability Project at Bulmers Cider Manufacturing Facility in Clonmel

    Leo Varadkar Opens C&C Group’s New Sustainability Project at Bulmers Cider Manufacturing Facility in Clonmel

This project forms part of C&C Group’s broader ESG strategy and commitment to delivering to a better world. The Bulmers Sustainability Project includes the installation of what is now the

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Government Opens Second Call Under €100m Brexit Response Scheme for Agri-Food Sector

    Government Opens Second Call Under €100m Brexit Response Scheme for Agri-Food Sector

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD and Minister of State with responsibility for

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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

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Ministers Announce The Commencement of Horticultural Exceptional Payment Scheme

    Ministers Announce The Commencement of Horticultural Exceptional Payment Scheme

Ministers announce the commencement of payments to horticultural growers under the Horticultural Exceptional Payment Scheme Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. and Minister of State for

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Seafood Futures

    Seafood Futures

Bord Bia’s recently launched study, Seafood Futures: Four Marketplaces of Tomorrow explores what viable strategic choices will create the next decade of sustainable growth for Irish seafood exporters and their

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Diageo to Invest €200 Million in Ireland’s First Purpose-Built Carbon Neutral Brewery in Kildare

    Diageo to Invest €200 Million in Ireland’s First Purpose-Built Carbon Neutral Brewery in Kildare

Diageo plans to invest €200 million in Ireland’s first purpose-built carbon neutral brewery on a greenfield site in Littleconnell, Newbridge, County Kildare. The new facility will brew lagers and ales

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Research network to help UK agri-food industry reach net zero

    Research network to help UK agri-food industry reach net zero

A novel network of researchers is set to help the UK’s agri-food industry move one step closer to net zero. Funded to the tune of £5 million, the network will

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Irish Distillers announces plans for Midleton Distillery to become carbon neutral by 2026

    Irish Distillers announces plans for Midleton Distillery to become carbon neutral by 2026

Irish Distillers will invest €50 million in its Midleton Distillery in County Cork over the next four years to deliver a carbon neutral operation by the end of 2026. This

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Irish Whiskey Association publishes roadmap to make Irish distilleries the most sustainable in the world

    Irish Whiskey Association publishes roadmap to make Irish distilleries the most sustainable in the world

The Irish whiskey industry will lead the way in making Ireland the home of the world’s most sustainable distilleries and whiskey brands. That’s according to the Irish Whiskey Association, which

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More jobs and lower emissions as Scottish distillery expands

    More jobs and lower emissions as Scottish distillery expands

A project by a rural Highland distillery to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing productivity and creating jobs has secured

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UK’s biggest food businesses join pioneering climate learning programme

    UK’s biggest food businesses join pioneering climate learning programme

Senior leaders from a range of leading food businesses have joined the Future Food Movement’s Accelerator programme, which aims to

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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