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Nestlé explores emerging technologies for animal-free dairy proteins

    Nestlé explores emerging technologies for animal-free dairy proteins

Nestlé has announced that it is exploring emerging technologies for the development of animal-free dairy protein-based products. This move complements investments the company has made in plant-based meat and dairy

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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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Growing Resilient Winter Cereal Varieties With Fane Valley.

    Growing Resilient Winter Cereal Varieties With Fane Valley.

Harvest 2022 was memorable for all the right reasons with ideal conditions for getting grain cut and dried, and straw gathered up and undercover. Now agriculturalists attention turns to autumn

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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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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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Irish Distillers announces €250 million investment plan for new distillery in Midleton

    Irish Distillers announces €250 million investment plan for new distillery in Midleton

Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has today announced it will invest €250 million to build a new distillery in Midleton, County

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PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

    PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

With a myriad of new product launches, innovative technologies and live demonstrations of the latest smart manufacturing solutions, PPMA Total Show 2022 is set to be the ‘must attend’ event

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PepsiCo Europe embraces digital start-ups to unlock sustainability solutions across the supply chain

    PepsiCo Europe embraces digital start-ups to unlock sustainability solutions across the supply chain

PepsiCo has announced that it will elevate its supply chain in Europe, and collaborate with breakthrough start-up companies to pilot ground-breaking technologies which aim to unlock sustainability solutions. Six successful start-ups

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Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

    Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

An innovative and entrepreneurial Scottish company which makes a significant contribution to food safety and reducing unrecyclable plastic waste has won an £80,000 award to help take its business to

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PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

    PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

PPMA TOTAL Show 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision event, is returning to the NEC Birmingham this autumn, and will take place from 27th

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Britvic opens new state-of-the-art canning line

    Britvic opens new state-of-the-art canning line

Britvic has officially opened its most recent canning line at the soft drink manufacturer’s its largest production site at Rugby in England. The state-of-the-art line, already producing internationally known brands including Tango, Pepsi

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Lakes Ice Cream in Kendal backed by Made Smarter’s North West Adoption Programme

    Lakes Ice Cream in Kendal backed by Made Smarter’s North West Adoption Programme

An ice cream manufacturer is ready for the summer rush after using technology to transform with the support of Made Smarter. Lakes Ice Cream, based in Kendal, makes 1.2 million

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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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Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

    Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

This summer, leading branded soft drinks business Britvic is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its Rugby factory in England, by thanking colleagues for their dedicated service and showcasing the investment

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Innovate UK consortium continues to develop new digital solutions for the food and trade industry

    Innovate UK consortium continues to develop new digital solutions for the food and trade industry

BSI, the business improvement and standards company, has been successfully developing and demonstrating future digital solutions with Trace Labs and other trusted partners. This work forms part of Trusted Bytes

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Work starts on new €200 million continental cheese factory

    Work starts on new €200 million continental cheese factory

Representatives from Glanbia Co-op, international dairy producer Royal A-ware and the Irish Government recently took part in the turning of the sod at the site of a new continental cheese

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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 up to £250,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

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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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Kerry research into plant-based alternatives reveals sustainability and health are top drivers for flexitarians, but taste is key to consumer preference

  Kerry research into plant-based alternatives reveals sustainability and health are top drivers for flexitarians, but taste is key to consumer preference

Sustainability and health concerns are driving consumers to plant-based meat alternatives, but the taste experience of these products continues to

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Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

  Teagasc Researcher Diarmuid Sheehan receives International Dairy Foods Association Research award

Diarmuid Sheehan, from the Teagasc Food Research programme, has been announced as the 2022 recipient of the International Dairy Foods

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i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

  i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

Market leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging Solutions, has been awarded with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this

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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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Chivas Brothers to invest £88 million in expansion of two distilleries

  Chivas Brothers to invest £88 million in expansion of two distilleries

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, is to invest £88 million into Aberlour and Miltonduff, two of

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Industry Stars Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022

  Industry Stars Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022

Ocado, Nestlé, Pret A Manger, and Waitrose are just some of the major brands taking to the stage at Packaging

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Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

  Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

Sustainability, the packaging industry’s most contentious topic, is set to take centre stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, with the

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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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Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

  Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

A new banana ripening and distribution centre, owned and operated by Irish banana distributors, Fyffes has opened and commenced operations

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Sustainability Gurus Join Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 Speaker Line-up

  Sustainability Gurus Join Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 Speaker Line-up

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, the UK’s flagship industry event, has released a first look at the leading sustainability experts joining

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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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Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

  Bord Bia introduces new Food Processor Standard

Bord Bia has developed a new Food Processor Standard (FPS), which combines and replaces the Meat Processor Quality Assurance Standard* (MPQAS) and

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Packaging Innovations and Empack returns to NEC Birmingham for 2022

  Packaging Innovations and Empack returns to NEC Birmingham for 2022

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, the UK’s flagship packaging event, will reunite the industry when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC

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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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Kerry Group invests €200 million in significant strategic biotechnology acquisitions

  Kerry Group invests €200 million in significant strategic biotechnology acquisitions

Kerry Group plc, the global taste and nutrition company, has reached agreement to acquire 92% of the issued share capital

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Research finds more consumers weighing sustainability claims on packaged food choices

  Research finds more consumers weighing sustainability  claims on packaged food choices

Sustainability considerations now influence the majority of the world’s grocery shoppers when buying packaged foods such as potato chips and

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Two thirds of Northern European consumers do not consider nutrition when trying to eat sustainably

  Two thirds of Northern European consumers do not consider nutrition when trying to eat sustainably

A new survey conducted by YouGov for Arla Foods of more than 8,000 consumers in the UK, Denmark, Sweden and

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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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Food Tech company announces record-breaking £42 million Series C funding

  Food Tech company announces record-breaking £42 million Series C funding

Future Farm, Latin America’s first food-tech brand to develop and produce plant-based meat, has secured £42 million ($58 million USD)

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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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