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Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

    Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

Nestlé has announced that it will invest up to SFr2 billion (€1.86 billion) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of

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Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

    Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name for Bosch Packaging Technology, following the sale of the former Bosch division. Headquartered in Waiblingen, Germany, Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and

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FrieslandCampina to Invest €24 Million Annually in Sustainable Farming

    FrieslandCampina to Invest €24 Million Annually in Sustainable Farming

In the coming years, FrieslandCampina will make an annual amount of €24 million available to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm. The higher its member dairy farmers score within

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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 tons of food are lost or wasted every year, equating to

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Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

    Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Packaging Innovations Birmingham 2020, which brings the whole packaging industry together under one roof, from design, marketing and branding, through to engineering and logistics, returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26

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AB InBev Agrees European Renewable Energy Brewing Deal

    AB InBev Agrees European Renewable Energy Brewing Deal

AB InBev beers, including Budweiser, the world’s most valuable beer brand, will soon be brewed with renewable electricity throughout Europe after AB InBev signed a deal with global renewable energy

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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 EU and the European Milk Forum. This year’s publication focuses

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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 a ground-breaking recycling technology that will help bring about a

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Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

    Packaging Innovations 2020 Announces Plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Leading industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability.

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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 and dry pasta manufacturer, has designed and launched a Global

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Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

    Nestlé Waters UK Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Across Full Buxton Range

Buxton Natural Mineral Water, which is part of Nestlé Waters UK, has announced its whole range will be made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET), while remaining 100% recyclable, by 2021.

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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 shoppers have, in the last 12 months, switched, avoided or

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Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

    Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

Palsgaard has won the Sustainability Champion prize at the Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards. The Danish emulsifier specialist clinched the award after reducing net CO2 emissions from its six global production

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Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

    Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. Valio, the biggest dairy business in Finland

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Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

    Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

ABP Food Group, which is the largest beef processor in the UK and Ireland, in conjunction with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) and Teagasc, has announced the latest results

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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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Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

    Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated range eliminates the need for single-use plastic and is 100%

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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 the first country worldwide to do so. The transition will

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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 source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar

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Fyffes Wins Best Supplier PLUS Retail Award

    Fyffes Wins Best Supplier PLUS Retail Award

Fyffes, one of the world’s largest and oldest tropical produce importers and distributors, has been awarded by its long-term partner PLUS Retail as their best supplier in 2019 and winner

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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 its contribution to the fight against climate change. Bolstering its

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Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

    Carlsberg Gives Latest Green Fibre Bottle Update

Carlsberg Group has given an update on its journey to create the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres that is both 100% bio-based and fully recyclable.

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PepsiCo Issues $1 Billion Green Bond to Fund Key Sustainability Initiatives

  PepsiCo Issues $1 Billion Green Bond to Fund Key Sustainability Initiatives

PepsiCo has issued the company’s first ever Green Bond. The net proceeds from the US$1 billion Green Bond offering will

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PepsiCo Launches 2018 Sustainability Report

  PepsiCo Launches 2018 Sustainability Report

PepsiCo has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose

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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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HKScan to Build a New Agrofood Ecosystem

  HKScan to Build a New Agrofood Ecosystem

HKScan, the Nordic meat and food group, is building a new model to its value chain, in particular to its

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Aurivo Invests to Create Most Sustainable Liquid Milk Facility at its Killygordon Site

  Aurivo Invests to Create Most Sustainable Liquid Milk Facility at its Killygordon Site

Aurivo, which is one of Ireland’s leading dairy and agribusinesses, has completed a significant investment in its milk processing facility

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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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Marks & Spencer Partners Infarm to Bring Urban Farming to London Stores

  Marks & Spencer Partners Infarm to Bring Urban Farming to London Stores

M&S Food is partnering with infarm – one of the world’s most advanced urban farming platforms – to deliver a

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Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

  Coca-Cola European Partners to Remove 4,000 Tonnes of Single-use Plastic by Swapping Shrink Wrap For Cardboard in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000

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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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Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

  Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

Farmer-owned Danish Crown is setting a new direction towards a more sustainable future from farm to fork. A new brand

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Lantmännen and Yara Lead the Way Towards World’s First Fossil Free Food Chain

  Lantmännen and Yara Lead the Way Towards World’s First Fossil Free Food Chain

Lantmännen, the Nordic region’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products, and Yara, thespecialist in agricultural products and environmental

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Norwegian Salmon Ranked Most Sustainable Among World’s Largest Protein Producers

  Norwegian Salmon Ranked Most Sustainable Among World’s Largest Protein Producers

Norwegian aquaculture companies hold four out of the top 10 spots in the 2019 Coller FAIRR Protein Index, ranking 60

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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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British Brewers Decrease Their CO2 Emissions by 42%

  British Brewers Decrease Their CO2 Emissions by 42%

Total CO2 emissions from the UK’s brewing industry have fallen by 42% in the last decade (2008 to 2018) –

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Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

  Molson Coors Commits to Reduce Plastics in Packaging

Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as

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Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

  Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dawn Meats, one of Europe’s leading meat processors, has cut its CO2 emissions by 33% just four years into a

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Potato Partnership Powers Success

  Potato Partnership Powers Success

Teagasc (Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) and IPM Potato Group (IPM) have been collaborating since the early 1970s when

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ABP Food Group Wins World’s Best Fillet Steak

  ABP Food Group Wins World’s Best Fillet Steak

ABP Food Group, the largest beef processor in Ireland and the UK, was the winner of the World’s Best Fillet

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Nestlé Research Means it’s ‘YES!’ For Recyclable Paper Packaging

  Nestlé Research Means it’s ‘YES!’ For Recyclable Paper Packaging

A technical breakthrough in confectionery packaging will see Nestlé’s ‘YES!’ snack bar range wrapped in recyclable paper for the first

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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

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Coca-Cola to Use Bottles Made From 100% Recycled Plastic For Three Brands

  Coca-Cola to Use Bottles Made From 100% Recycled Plastic For Three Brands

Coca-Cola, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, has announced that its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will all be

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Arla Farmers Launch Initiative to Get British Bees Buzzing Again

  Arla Farmers Launch Initiative to Get British Bees Buzzing Again

A group of farmers from the Arla Foods dairy co-operative have launched a trial initiative to see whether their efforts

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Finland Takes Action to Enhance Protein Self-sufficiency

  Finland Takes Action to Enhance Protein Self-sufficiency

Finland is in an excellent position to enhance its protein self-sufficiency while building a sustainable, carbon-neutral food chain. A new

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DS Smith Sets Sights on Removable Plastic

  DS Smith Sets Sights on Removable Plastic

DS Smith, a leading international sustainable packaging company, has released new research which finds that 1.5 million tonnes of plastic

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Irish Business is First in Europe to Launch Compostable Packaging For Takeaway Food

  Irish Business is First in Europe to Launch Compostable Packaging For Takeaway Food

Healthy Thai delivery chain Camile Thai, have launched their new compostable range of packaging across their restaurants, which can go

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Morrisons to Introduce Plastic-free Fruit and Veg Areas to Help Customers Buy Bagless

  Morrisons to Introduce Plastic-free Fruit and Veg Areas to Help Customers Buy Bagless

Morrisons is to become the first British supermarket to roll-out plastic free fruit and veg areas in many of its

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UK Ethical Food and Drinks Sales Hit £8.2 Billion

  UK Ethical Food and Drinks Sales Hit £8.2 Billion

British consumers are increasingly eating with a conscience as latest research from Mintel reveals that last year the nation spent

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Guardians of Grub Crusade to Beat Food Waste

  Guardians of Grub Crusade to Beat Food Waste

A bold new industry campaign has been launched to tackle nearly £3 billion worth of food that is wasted every

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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

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‘Changing Tides’ to Drive Scotland’s Seafood Growth Ambitions

  ‘Changing Tides’ to Drive Scotland’s Seafood Growth Ambitions

Seafood Scotland has launched ‘Changing Tides’ – a strategic action plan designed to be a catalyst for change in Scotland’s

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Mondelēz International Announces Winners of First ‘Future of Snacking’ Awards

  Mondelēz International Announces Winners of First ‘Future of Snacking’ Awards

Mondelēz International’s global innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has recognized two start-ups for their innovative snacking solutions to help support

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Organic Waste Heavyweights Collaborate in Sophisticated Aerobic Digestion Projects

  Organic Waste Heavyweights Collaborate in Sophisticated Aerobic Digestion Projects

A UK engineering company specialising in the scientific bio-degradation of waste has formed a partnership with UNTHA shredding technology, to

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