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Time to Fix the Failures in the UK Food System, Says Parliamentary Committee

    Time to Fix the Failures in the UK Food System, Says Parliamentary Committee

The UK’s food system is failing, putting the health of the population, and of the planet, at risk, according to a new report from the House of Lords Committee on

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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 new facility will make the brewery the first in 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 be certified carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust, an independent

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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 carbon neutral – becoming one of the largest in North

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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 taking even more decisive action to fight climate change, and

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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 build a more sustainable food system. “Today’s global environmental and

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Tetra Pak Commits to Net Zero Emissions

    Tetra Pak Commits to Net Zero Emissions

Tetra Pak has reconfirmed its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an

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Arla Foods Introduces Sustainable Packaging For Skyr to Reduce Plastic by 40%

    Arla Foods Introduces Sustainable Packaging For Skyr to Reduce Plastic by 40%

Every year, consumers across Europe buy 17 million skyr buckets from Arla Foods. Now, the international dairy group is ready with a more sustainable packaging for the skyr buckets. The

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PepsiCo Invests €31 Million in Gazpachos Plant in Spain

    PepsiCo Invests €31 Million in Gazpachos Plant in Spain

Alvalle, the gazpachos brand owned by PepsiCo, has started operations at its new Spanish plant – ‘LaCocina de Alvalle’ – which will produce more than 25 million litres of gazpachos,

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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 programme for glass packaging initiated by FEVE (Federation of European

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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 plastic packaging, starting from 2022. The iconic brand will pioneer

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Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe has welcomed the much anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and

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Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

    Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso has launched the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimise waste and maximise reuse

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European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

    European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

Mondelēz International has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting the company’s significant progress towards achieving its 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals. The report outlines Mondelēz International’s ongoing

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Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

    Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

A 10-year agreement with Danish company Better Energy will secure for Chr. Hansen Denmark green electricity from two brand new solar parks that have just been taken into operation. This

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Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

    Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

UK-based sustainable packaging firm Frugalpac has secured additional funding of £2m as it prepares for the next stage of development. The company’s directors agreed to the investment at the Annual

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Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

    Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

McKinsey & Company Agriculture practice has released a new report examining the role of agriculture in climate change and how to reduce emissions through improved farming practices. The report identifies

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New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

    New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

Nestlé has announced a new wind farm partnership off the coast of North East England. The offshore farm, run by Orsted, will provide 125GWh to cover 50% of Nestlé’s UK

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Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

    Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

As industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all over Europe are taking more and more steps to reduce their

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A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

    A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

Carbios, a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the publication of an article in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, entitled:

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Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

    Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

Aldi Ireland announced today that its own-label Irish sourced potted herbs are now packaged in recyclable and home compostable materials. The discount retailer has been working with its Wicklow-based supplier

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

  Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

Mondelēz International has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the company accelerates its efforts

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Valio is Finland’s Most Sustainable Brand For 7th Time

  Valio is Finland’s Most Sustainable Brand For 7th Time

Finnish consumers have ranked Valio, the co-operative-based company owned by 4,700 dairy farmers around Finland, as the most sustainable brand

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First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

  First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

First Milk, the wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has launched the First4Milk Pledge – a new initiative to proactively promote

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Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

  Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

The Federation of European manufacturers of glass containers (FEVE) has launched an ambitious new project – the ‘Furnace of the

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Aurivo Significantly Reduces Fossil Fuel Consumption by Some 80% With GEA Solution

  Aurivo Significantly Reduces Fossil Fuel Consumption by Some 80% With GEA Solution

Ireland’s second largest liquid milk processing firm Aurivo has cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its Killygordon site by 80%

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CONSUS Adds Iteris ClearAg Environmental Intelligence to Crop Research and Development Platform

  CONSUS Adds Iteris ClearAg Environmental Intelligence to Crop Research and Development Platform

Iteris, the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, has announced that CONSUS, a research partnership between University

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Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

  Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

Innovative secondary packaging company TrakRap has beaten off competitors from across the globe to win the Best Manufacturing Technology award

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Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

  Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

Müller UK & Ireland has secured a long term partnership with Biffa, the UK sustainable waste management specialist, which allows

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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

  Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies

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Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

  Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

Valio, the dairy and food owned by Finnish milk suppliers, has committed to set scientifically assessed targets to reduce greenhouse

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HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

  HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

HEINEKEN Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier Iberdrola, guaranteeing the supply of 100% renewable electricity

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Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

  Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility, allowing it to borrow up to £400 million over the next five

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Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

  Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

The packaging industry’s most cutting-edge technologies and solutions will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26

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Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

  Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

Irish chicken producer Manor Farm has won the IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020. Manor

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New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

  New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

Food and drink retailers face increased consumer pressure to provide sustainable packaging options, according to new research from Tetra Pak,

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Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

  Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

With Coca-Cola set to roll out its new range of plastic bottles made entirely from recycled plastic (PET) in Sweden,

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Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

  Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

European production of glass packaging for food and beverage continues to grow according to latest figures published from the European

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Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

  Refresco Awarded First ‘European Lean & Green Star’

Refresco Europe has been awarded the first-ever European Lean & Green Star for the transport operations in the soft drinks

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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

  Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Aveda, and Britvic are just some of the global brands set to put sustainability firmly in the spotlight when

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Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

  Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

Paper has long been the number one recyclable mono-material. Accordingly, the market leader Sappi has expanded its portfolio of barrier

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Unilever and JD Logistics Agree to Explore Smart and Sustainable Solutions in the Supply Chain

  Unilever and JD Logistics Agree to Explore Smart and Sustainable Solutions in the Supply Chain

Unilever and JD Logistics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive sustainable business initiatives in the supply chain.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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