A student in Switzerland has developed a method for obtaining high-quality fibres from a by-product of slaughterhouse waste.
Danish music festival goers' urine was collected to make beer for the next concert.
A study has found that organically grown products can be financially competitive with conventionally grown products.
Two German companies have partnered to develop an upcycled wheat straw-based packaging solution for the food industry.
The Californian drought has prompted Nestlé to invest heavily in technology to reduce water use in its five water bottling plants and four food and petcare product manufacturing facilities.
Pigs will eat just about anything - but there could be something new on the porcine menu after researchers discovered several types of microalgae that grow on piggery effluent and can safely be fed back to the pigs.
There can be no food without water - and, now more than ever, it's vital that major food companies use water sustainably, according to a report from Ceres, a non-profit sustainability advocacy group.
The Hydrothane high-rate anaerobic process takes organic content within wastewater and generates green energy. It is a vertical design suitable for a limited space.
Rising electricity and gas costs have hampered the competitiveness and profitability of the domestic food and grocery manufacturing industry in recent years, with more pain expected due to a forecast tripling of gas prices, AFGC CEO Gary Dawson said.
At the Tip Top Butchers meat facility in Melbourne, a 202 kW solar PV array and 108 high-bay LED lights were installed in 2013 with grant funding support from the Clean Technology Innovation Program (CTIP).
The Australian Water Association has set the Australian Water Innovation Challenge: entrepreneurs and established companies have been challenged to enter their most innovative water technology solutions in this new competition.
Increasing the shelf life of certain foods by just one extra day could prevent around 250,000 tonnes of food going to waste each year, according to British sustainability organisation WRAP.