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.
Methane gas could be used as a feedstock to produce affordable PHA bioplastic, according to the CEO of a US-based start-up.
As part of its commitment to remain local and sustainable even as its business grows, The Saint Louis Brewery has signed an exclusive, long-term bottle supply agreement with Ardagh Group.
SurePure has initiated commercial trials of its photopurification technology with "key dairy producers" in India.
The European Commission has announced plans to withdraw from the Circular Economy package leading to widespread disappointment from industry bodies.
Researchers at ETH Zurich, an international university for technology and the natural sciences, have come up an alternative method to produce lactic acid, as demand for biodegradable plastic packaging from...
Only a handful of food processors worldwide are so committed to sustainability as to have built a facility that qualifies for the highest level of certification in the LEED (Leadership...
Tetra Pak has launched an Environmental Benchmarking Service, with one of its first customers being Pacific Foods in the US, saving 31m litres of water a year.
Sleever International has said it worked with food and beverage manufacturers over a period of five years when creating two turnkey systems to boost recycling and reduce carbon footprint.
There is a ‘market pull’ from the packaging industry according to the producer of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) which can be used as an intermediate to make bio-based polymers.
Elopak has launched a beverage carton with certified renewable polyethylene (PE), claiming to have beaten Tetra Pak by being the first company to offer the coating to the European market.
A €1.2m ($1.5m) EU research project, BioActiveLayer, is developing a flexible packaging material for dried foods: citing the need for a pouch that is both biodegradable and meets demanding shelf life...
Nestlé is extending a European initiative, to buy natural refrigerants instead of synthetic ones, globally from January 2015.
Stora Enso will open a biomaterials Innovation Centre in Stockholm, Sweden, in the second quarter of 2015, creating 75 jobs.
Ball Packaging says it is halfway through a program to reduce the carbon footprint of its most popular beverage cans by 25% by 2020.
NatureWorks and Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC) are to collaborate on marketing and sales in India and countries including Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Resources entering the circular economy need to be responsibly managed from the outset, not just at end-of-life, according to the CEO and president of Tetra Pak.
Bioplastics production capacities will grow by more than 400% with Asia expanding its role as a major production hub, according to figures released at the 9th European Bioplastics conference.
End of life options including biodegradability, compostability and recyclability and ensuring Europe remains competitive where two themes from the first day of the European Bioplastics conference.
Tetra Pak says it’s vital for its customers to strike a balance between ideal package functionality and carton cost, with liquid milk one segment where consumers tend to favor a...
Tetra Pak Thailand was awarded Green Company of the Year and Nestlé was recognised as a CSR Advocate at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2014 organised by...
Tetra Pak invited BeverageDaily.com to its R&D center in Modena, Italy, to talk trends, discuss inclusive design and its work with customers to drive innovation and improve carton functionality....
Weidenhammer is attempting to have its composite cans certified as biodegradable.
Ceisa Packaging has launched a transparent film made completely from recycled post-industrial waste at Emballage 2014.
Emballage and Manutention closed its doors last week after four days at the Parc des Expositions, Villepinte, Paris. FoodProductionDaily was on the show floor and here we take to Twitter...
Zip-Pak is putting its efforts towards emerging markets such as India and revealed it has just picked up two major customers in the country.