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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 fund a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo’s sustainability

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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 behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable

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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 – the Carlsberg Group’s ambition has been to move towards ZERO

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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 contract production. The new model enables HKScan to correspond to

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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 at Killygordon in County Donegal. The €6 million investment, which

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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 initiative. Britvic joins around 600 leading companies from around the

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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 range of fresh produce grown and harvested in a selection

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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 tonnes of single-use plastic per year across the region. This

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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 powered by 100% renewable grid electricity. As far as possible,

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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 and narrative will make it clearer to customers and consumers

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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 protection agents, are taking a pioneering role in the transformation of

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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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European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

  European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

Each year around 20% of food produced in the EU is lost or wasted, causing unacceptable social, environmental and economic

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IFFA 2019 to Show Ways to Greater Sustainability in the Meat Industry

  IFFA 2019 to Show Ways to Greater Sustainability in the Meat Industry

Sustainability in terms of resource usage and the employment of energy-efficient processes along the entire value chain is one of

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Milk & More Invests in UK’s Biggest Electric Fleet

  Milk & More Invests in UK’s Biggest Electric Fleet

Milk & More, which is part of Müller UK & Ireland, is set to become the largest operator of electric

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All When it Comes to More Sustainable Packaging

  One Size Doesn’t Fit All When it Comes to More Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability is complicated, and when it comes to packaging, it can manifest itself in many ways and on many levels.

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Plastics Action Alliance Sets Targets to Achieve Sustainable Reduction in Use of Plastic in Ireland

  Plastics Action Alliance Sets Targets to Achieve Sustainable Reduction in Use of Plastic in Ireland

Plastics Action Alliance, the recently formed group that comprises of 11 leading agricultural processing and food businesses in Ireland, has

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Guinness Removes Plastic Packaging From its Beer Packs

  Guinness Removes Plastic Packaging From its Beer Packs

Plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap will be removed from multipacks of Diageo’s beer brands including Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s.

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Cargill Launches World’s First Coatings and Fillings Using Sustainably Sourced Coconut Oil

  Cargill Launches World’s First Coatings and Fillings Using Sustainably Sourced Coconut Oil

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business is the first company to use Rainforest Alliance Certified coconut oil sourced through a mass balance* model as an

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Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

  Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

Valio is the most sustainable brand in Finland for the sixth consecutive year, if you ask consumers. The 2019 Sustainable

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Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

  Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

Two-thirds (67%) of consumers support the idea of a recognisable carbon label to demonstrate that products have been made with

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Vertical ‘Container Farms’ Can Produce Bigger and Better Natural Crops

  Vertical ‘Container Farms’ Can Produce Bigger and Better Natural Crops

Two vertical ‘container farms’ capable of producing natural crops which are more nutritious, have far bigger yields – and are

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Vitafoods Europe 2019 – Guiding the Industry to a More Sustainable Future

  Vitafoods Europe 2019 – Guiding the Industry to a More Sustainable Future

As environmental awareness reaches new heights and the world’s population continues to rise, the issue of providing sustainable foods which

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