Supply chain refers to the processes that take a piece of food from a producer to the consumer. It includes production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal and looks at logistics, warehouse, transport, software, machines, traceability and RFID.
Ardagh has signed a 15-year agreement with Reuse in the UK to increase glass recycling.
A process to recycle polypropylene (PP) has been judged not to pose concern by the scientific opinion of a panel from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Tetra Pak has launched a sustainable packaging campaign called Moving to the Front, to raise awareness of the importance of the front end of the life cycle — renewable materials...
Kliklok International is rolling out the TransFormer, a top load carton former across Europe, after it had success with its launch in the US.
Who made it into June's industry movers gallery with job news in the processing and packaging arena? SOFHT, International Paper, tna, ICPP, FSNS C&A and Constantia Flexibles all feature in...
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has launched a report which claims 25% of food wastage in the developing world could be eliminated with better refrigeration equipment.
The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) is calling on manufacturers to look at the whole picture of sustainability, right through the supply chain, rather than just focusing on the end...
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Adrian Fernandez, vice president, global supplies,...
‘Across the country, farmers markets with local purveyors plying dirt-dusted produce and artisanal cheeses are a routine and revered part of life during the spring-to-fall growing season.
The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) otherwise known as alufoil, is supporting this year’s European BBQ Championships 2014 in Poland.
Sonoco-Alcore has announced the German Federal Court of Justice rejected an appeal against the German portion of Sonoco's European Patent EP 1 071 556, reversing a decision of the Federal...
Cert ID Europe, NSF Certification UK and SGS UK are some of the firms taking part in a UKAS pilot assessment programme for accreditation of certification bodies for a BRC...
Lumicity has won a deal to install 179 biomass boilers across 21 Bernard Matthews’ turkey farms in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Lincolnshire, UK, due for completion in October this year.
Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) has invested in a €300,000 Yamato multihead check weigher, which can operate up to 100 bags per minute, to meet increasing demand for inclusions in products...
RPC in partnership with recycling organisation Recoup, is supporting Recycle Week 2014 (June 16-22) with a question and answer session about plastic packaging recycling on its Twitter social media page.
Aspada Investment Company will invest more than $2m to expand Schedulers Logistics fleet of cold-chain storage trucks to target under-served locations in India.
Systems integrator, Pacepacker Services has expanded its engineering team to meet an increasing demand for automated machines tailored to customer requirements.
Food manufacturers don’t understand the urgency of sustainability and need to act faster, but also communicate actions better with consumers, says the president of global NGO Food Tank.
Hydro, whose clients include Tetra Pak, Ball and Crown, is celebrating after getting the go-ahead to build a $61m beverage can recycling plant in Neuss, Germany.
GEA Grasso has officially launched its V Series compressors to the market despite launching its first prototype in 2008.
The executive director of AMERIPEN has targeted growing membership and becoming actionable with its research on packaging-related topics as part of its future direction.
The food industry is a secure business with strong growth and GEA is ‘putting all its eggs into one basket’ to drive growth in that area, according to GEA Grasso.
Coca-Cola Hellenic has signed a deal with Sedex to share and manage its supply chain data and ensure ethical and responsible sourcing standards.
Packaging will form part of 11 food and beverage-based pilot projects starting next month to measure and communicate a products environmental performance.
The sensationalist media coverage around so called ‘stealth halal’ is only fuelled by the lack of certification harmonisation, Food Navigator’s Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn argues.