Fonterra invests to reduce water use by 70% at Darfield

14 March, 2018 by

An $11m investment in water processing technology at Fonterra's Darfield plant will reduce the amount of groundwater extracted at the manufacturing site by around 70%.

Ecolabelling standard revised

13 March, 2018 by

The ecolabelling standard ISO14024 has been updated to better reflect the current environmental context.

Effluent monitoring

07 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

How pH and BODeq monitoring can pay off for your facility.

How important is water to F&B manufacturers?

02 March, 2018 by

Water is absolutely crucial in the food and beverage industries on so many levels — as an ingredient; as part of the production process; and for cleaning and hygiene.

Australia's first Sustainable Seafood Week 2018

27 February, 2018 by

Instead of celebrating the role Australians play in maintaining the health and safety of our sea life for just one day, this will now be stretched over a week between 12 and 18 March 2018.

China's sustainable milk problem

27 February, 2018 by

Milk consumption is expected to increase 60% by 2050, but a study emphasised the sustainability problems this would pose.

Jet Technologies bioplastics coffee packaging

23 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies has launched high-volume bioplastics coffee packaging that is fully biodegradable.

How can packaging reduce food waste?

09 February, 2018 by

The relationship between the packaging industry and the environment is a challenging one, but a new report has revealed the ways in which packaging can help reduce food waste.

Two Australian companies compete for Save Food Packaging Award

01 February, 2018 by

Two of the finalists for the Save Food Packaging Award at the 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards are Australian companies Sealed Air and Woolcool Australia.

Food waste: a $22.5 bn opportunity for US retailers

31 January, 2018 by

Currently, around $270 billion worth of food is wasted each year in the US. This 63 million tons of food represents a $22.5 billion opportunity for grocery retailers according to ReFED, a multi-stakeholder non-profit organisation committed to reducing food waste.

All its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025: Amcor pledge

30 January, 2018 by

Amcor is the first global packaging company to pledge to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025.

Upcycling: how to transform waste products into valuable commodities

19 January, 2018 by

Turning waste products into superfoods can be very lucrative for food and beverage manufacturers and be a plus for the environment as well.

Will PM's plastic waste plan impact the packaging industry?

16 January, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

UK Prime Minister Theresa May put forward a 25-year plan which aims to tackle plastic waste, and the packaging industry is largely supporting this movement.

Project to preserve food with sustainable packaging

15 January, 2018 by

Coordinated by AIMPLAS and funded by the European Union, project REFUCOAT aims to develop more sustainable food packaging that also effectively preserves food.

Food made from waste ingredients may be popular

20 December, 2017 by

Would you eat rescued relish or recycled brewing grains? According to a study by Drexel University, many consumers may be willing to buy foods made from discarded ingredients.

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