The challenge for the food and drink industry and others throughout the sector is to continue to achieve economic success while reducing carbon emissions, waste and water and energy consumption.
The European Commission has launched a €71k proposal for a feasibility study on Solar Energy for the Food Industry.
Dow Paper Coatings has seen a shift towards a heightened interest in compostable and biodegradable paper products.
The revised EU Circular Economy Package, which will be released at the end of the year, will focus on waste management, higher recycling targets, product design and innovation & research,...
‘Despite the fact nearly all of our packaging is recyclable, it is often not recycled’, says Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) in its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report.
Designing a sustainable package is a chain activity. Many companies claim to be ‘green’ but they are just working on a green image, according to Professor Roland Ten Klooster, chair,...
Studies show more than half of the bottles and cans consumed in the US aren’t recycled, with only 33% of plastic bottles recycled, says PepsiCo.
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has announced an increase in the availability of PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified products, following certification in Indonesia.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) has released its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, providing an update on its Sustainability Plan and replacing CCE’s 2013/2014 CRS Report.
Coop Denmark is celebrating the success of its private label organic brand, Anglamark, but says if it expects to stay in the market it demands investment, brand protection and innovation,...
As we celebrate World Environment Day 2015, this year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,” is extremely relevant to how we address current global food shortages to...
The food sector has invested heavily in bioenergy projects such as biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion but where heat which is generated or used in one part of a process...
One month after the Carton Council of North America launched its Carton Capitals initiative, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has added cartons to its recycling program.
Anchor Packaging has launched a line of containers with reduced petroleum-based materials.
Zelfo Technology and Upgrading have produced an up-cycled wheat straw based packaging concept.
BillerudKorsnäs claims the formability of its stretchable paper gives opportunities to differentiate in packaging design and stand out on the shelf.
FoodProductionDaily has been speaking to the people behind the stands at Fiera Milano Corbella's 23rd edition of the processing and packaging exhibition Ipack-Ima in Milan.
INCPEN (The Industry Council for research on Packaging and the Environment) has published information on the EU Commission’s initial thoughts on a Circular Economy Package .
Amid scrutiny over its water bottling operations in drought-hit California, Nestlé is spending $7m (€6.1m) to recycle wastewater at its Carnation Evaporated Milk plant in the Golden State.
The Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPA) has claimed that tests used in a study by Michigan State University, in the US, were largely irrelevant for oxo-biodegradable plastic.
The Food and Beverage industry has seen increasing interest in adopting biodegradable plastics to use biodegradation as a disposal route. However, most of the commercial polymers from the polyolefin and...
Wageningen UR is looking for companies to jointly launch a public-private partnership to answer questions about what consumers want in terms of biobased packaging of food products and how this...
A green energy initiative by the Japanese meat processor NH Foods at its Oakey Beef Exports plant in Australiahas been hailed as a “poster child” for food producers worldwide.
Finnish dairy Valio will continue use of Tetra Pak's 100% renewable carton, but not with the lactose-free milk it was trialled with.
A single, unifying sustainability standard would be helpful for consumers – but it’s a long way off, says Organic Monitor president and founder Amarjit Sahota.
The developer of a compound added to polylactic acid (PLA) has said it is in ‘advanced discussions’ around the technology.