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Scottish Pelagic Fish Group Committed to a Sustainable Future

    Scottish Pelagic Fish Group Committed to a Sustainable Future

The Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group (SPSG), which represents those involved in the catching, processing and marketing of herring, mackerel and blue whiting, says it is committed to a sustainable future

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Aquabio to Build Leading Edge Plant For Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano

    Aquabio to Build Leading Edge Plant For Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano

To help achieve its sustainability goals, Bakkavor Group, the UK’s leading manufacturer of fresh prepared foods, has appointed waste water treatment specialist Aquabio to design and construct a state-of-the-art effluent

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A new recycling method for fresh fish boxes allows to obtain insulations for construction

The project EPS-FISH to recycle expanded polystyrene wastes from fresh fish packages finished in late December 2015 with good results. This project, developed by ACTECO PRODUCTOS Y SERVICIOS, S.L., with

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Study: implications of banning GMOs

Higher food prices, a significant boost in greenhouse gas emissions due to land use change and major loss of forest and pasture land would be some results if genetically modified

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Palsgaard broadens sustainable palm offering

After having supplied sustainable palm-based emulsifiers for some years, Palsgaard has announced it is now also able to deliver a broad range of emulsifiers based on segregated certified palm oil.

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Roberts PolyPro Enhances Packaging Performance

    Roberts PolyPro Enhances Packaging Performance

Roberts PolyPro manufactures and designs innovative plastic components that enhance packaging performance. The world’s largest consumer companies depend on Roberts PolyPro solutions to improve their packaging and make their products

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Seaweed global standard to be created

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have announced that they are working together to create a joint global standard for certifying seaweed operations, saying that the

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Hershey supports Cote d’Ivoire farmers

Hershey has partnered with Blommer Chocolate and Olam Cocoa to build a health centre in Cote d’Ivoire. The company also confirmed achieving its 50% certified and sustainable cocoa sourcing goal

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Arla Foods Commits to Investments in Nigerian Dairy Production

    Arla Foods Commits to Investments in Nigerian Dairy Production

Arla Foods has officially committed to investing in local dairy production in Nigeria and to sharing knowledge about agricultural practices and other aspects of dairy production that will improve the local

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Mondelez International Reports Strong Progress in Cocoa Life Sustainability Program

    Mondelez International Reports Strong Progress in Cocoa Life Sustainability Program

Mondelēz International has published the first progress report on its Cocoa Life sustainability program, which highlights the wide-ranging impact and efforts to date across its six cocoa-growing origins: Ghana, Côte

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Eco-friendly packaging material could double food shelf-life

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed an environmentally-friendly food packaging material that is free from chemical additives. It’s created by fortifying natural chitosan-based composite film with

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GreenPalm certificates: Traceable back to individual certified oil palm mills

GreenPalm, the certificate trading system that supports sustainable oil palm production, has introduced certificate traceability back to the individual originating certified mill for the 2016 market. The move is in

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Cargill Enhances Traceability For Premium Payments to Cocoa Farmers – €14 Million Paid in 2015

    Cargill Enhances Traceability For Premium Payments to Cocoa Farmers – €14 Million Paid in 2015

In 2015, cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire have received over €7 million in premium payments under the Cargill Cocoa Promise, while another €7 million were distributed as sustainability premiums to

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IPN-QuadCore – Delivering Enhanced Fire and Thermal Performance From Insulated Panels

Once upon a time, strong environmental ratings for a building were considered nice-to-haves – the preserve of clients with big budgets and architects with significant design responsibility. However, advances in

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Over 600 Unilever Sites Have Now Eliminated Waste to Landfill

    Over 600 Unilever Sites Have Now Eliminated Waste to Landfill

Unilever has reached a new industry-leading achievement of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across more than 600 sites, in 70 countries, including factories, warehouses, distribution centres and offices. Having

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Tesco Extends Additional Financial Support For UK Dairy Farmers

    Tesco Extends Additional Financial Support For UK Dairy Farmers

As the wintry weather continues to take hold, Tesco has announced it will extend its support for British dairy farmers. Six months ago, Tesco announced it would provide additional financial provision

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Nestlé and First Milk Launch Unique Programme to Develop Next Generation of Dairy leaders

    Nestlé and First Milk Launch Unique Programme to Develop Next Generation of Dairy leaders

Nestlé and First Milk, the UK dairy farmers co-operative, have launched the Next Generation Dairy Leaders Programme, a scheme for young farmers that aims to identify, nurture and develop the

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Top Green Awards For Produce World

    Top Green Awards For Produce World

Five of Produce World’s sites have received accreditation from the national green scheme Investors in Environment (iiE), and the English company has picked up two prestigious awards as a result

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SeaWeb Announces Winners of 2016 Seafood Champion Awards

    SeaWeb Announces Winners of 2016 Seafood Champion Awards

Seafood leaders chose a retail executive who set the bar for sustainable seafood in the United Kingdom, a Cornwall fisherman who influenced EU policy and technology innovation, a coalition of

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Nestlé Chief Joins Champions Coalition

    Nestlé Chief Joins Champions Coalition

Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke has underlined the company’s commitment to reducing food loss and waste by joining a new coalition, Champions 12.3, which will work to inspire action on this

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Mondelez International to Source 100% Cage-Free Eggs in Europe by 2025

    Mondelez International to Source 100% Cage-Free Eggs in Europe by 2025

Mondelēz International has announced it will fully transition to using cage-free eggs in the United States and Canada by 2020 and in Europe by 2025. This move follows years of

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Feel Confident in Your Seafood Products

    Feel Confident in Your Seafood Products

Below are a number of responsible questions to ask about your fish. Sustainably sourced? Retailers and buyers need to be sure that their fish are sustainably caught from stocks that

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Solar Boost For Northern Ireland Food Producer

  Solar Boost For Northern Ireland Food Producer

Armagh-based food producer Linwoods, which employs almost 300 people and is known for its premium bakery products, fresh dairy and

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Kellogg Company Announces New, Ambitious Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Goals

  Kellogg Company Announces New, Ambitious Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Goals

Kellogg Company has taken another step forward in its commitment to climate action by announcing new, ambitious science-based greenhouse gas

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New Rules For EU Vessels Fishing Internationally

  New Rules For EU Vessels Fishing Internationally

The European Commission has proposed a new system to grant and manage authorisations that will allow authorities to better monitor

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Dairy Crest Wins Sustainability Award

  Dairy Crest Wins Sustainability Award

UK dairy group Dairy Crest has won the 2015 Cornwall Sustainability Award for the Best Contribution to Resource Efficiency. The award

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Winners of Carlsberg’s Cheers to Green Ideas Competition

  Winners of Carlsberg’s Cheers to Green Ideas Competition

Carlsberg has announced the winning ideas from its Green Ideas Competition. In all, ideas were received from 33 different countries.

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Novamont and Lavazza join Shamengo during Paris climate conference

  Novamont and Lavazza join Shamengo during Paris climate conference

Lavazza and Novamont join Shamengo at the United Nations Climate Change Conference currently taking place in Paris with their innovative

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Nestlé Becomes First Major UK Confectionery Company to Source 100% Sustainable Cocoa

  Nestlé Becomes First Major UK Confectionery Company to Source 100% Sustainable Cocoa

Nestlé UK & Ireland has reached its target to source 100 per cent certified sustainable cocoa for its chocolate confectionery

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Danone and Veolia Form Global Alliance on Climate Change

  Danone and Veolia Form Global Alliance on Climate Change

Food group and beverage giant Danone and Veolia, the global resource management group, have announced an innovative strategic partnership focusing

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Cargill’s Initiative Wins FiE 2015 Best Sustainability Innovation Award

  Cargill’s Initiative Wins FiE 2015 Best Sustainability Innovation Award

A Cargill Cocoa Promise project addressing access to affordable funding for cocoa farmer cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire, the first of

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Research shows real-time data of consumption impact

  Research shows real-time data of consumption impact

When we think about global warming many of us immediately think about cars and industry ruining the planet, but does

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Finalists Revealed in Carlsberg’s Cheers to Green Ideas Award

  Finalists Revealed in Carlsberg’s Cheers to Green Ideas Award

During the three-week submission period for the “Cheers to Green Ideas” competition from 28 September to 16 October 2015, 162

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Irish Food Companies Encouraged to Capitalise on Publicly-funded Research

  Irish Food Companies Encouraged to Capitalise on Publicly-funded Research

Research, development and innovation have a key role to play in the sustainable development and competitiveness of the Irish food

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Chalcroft Video Presentation: Cold store extension and packing hall

  Chalcroft Video Presentation: Cold store extension and packing hall

As a specialist construction company, Chalcroft, understands the needs of industries where hygiene and temperature control is business critical, including

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Irish Food Industry Sets 800 Green Targets

  Irish Food Industry Sets 800 Green Targets

A new report launched by Bord Bia in Dublin sets out the Irish food and farming industry’s ambition to be

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Coca-Cola HBC Announces New Carbon and Water Commitments

  Coca-Cola HBC Announces New Carbon and Water Commitments

Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler of the brands of The Coca-Cola Company, has announced new water and carbon commitments after

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McDonald’s Reaches Certified Fibre Milestone For Packaging in Europe

  McDonald’s Reaches Certified Fibre Milestone For Packaging in Europe

McDonald’s has announced that as of October 2015, all centrally-sourced packaging that is distributed across its 38 European markets is

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IOI Loders Croklaan Achieves 100 Percent Traceability for Its Directly-Sourced Palm Oil

  IOI Loders Croklaan Achieves 100 Percent Traceability for Its Directly-Sourced Palm Oil

IOI Loders Croklaan, a leading producer of palm-based fats and oils to the global food industry, has announced that 100

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Sustainability is Not an ‘Add-on’ For Leading UK Vegetable Business

  Sustainability is Not an ‘Add-on’ For Leading UK Vegetable Business

Sustainability is central to the Produce World Group’s business according to the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Neil Fraser. Writing

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Mondelez International Scales Up Cocoa Life in Cote d’Ivoire With Barry Callebaut and Solidaridad

  Mondelez International Scales Up Cocoa Life in Cote d’Ivoire With Barry Callebaut and Solidaridad

Mondelēz International, the world’s largest chocolate company, has announced the expansion of its Cocoa Life program in Côte d’Ivoire. In

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Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

  Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

Investors managing more than $2.6trn in assets have sent joint letters to 15 international food and drink companies amid growing concerns over water security and pollution.

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