Sustainability

Solar-powered beer for craft breweries

11 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Choice Energy

Independent brewers in Australia are turning to solar energy to reduce their carbon footprint and save costs.


Aussie shoppers don't like wasting ugly fruit

10 September, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

SAI Global revealed that 50% of Australian consumers want the overuse of plastic packaging and the discarding of imperfect produce in supermarkets to stop.


Beer process powered by Wellington's wind

04 September, 2019

To celebrate its partnership with NZ-based energy company Meridian, Garage Project has released a pale ale made using 100% renewable energy.


Tetra Pak distributes 500 billion FSC labelled packages

03 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has now delivered over 500 billion packages bearing the FSC logo, contributing to their target to deliver all future packages with the FSC logo.


Achieving sustainable dairy wastewater management

02 September, 2019

IDF has published guidelines to help professionals achieve sustainable dairy wastewater management through the treatment and valorisation of wastewater.


Consumers prefer no plastic packaging over recycled plastic

29 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Global Data

Research from GlobalData indicates that consumers are opting to buy products with no plastic packaging over products with recycled or biodegradable plastic.


Bag it, pack it, wrap it: does packaging reduce food waste?

27 August, 2019

New research from RMIT and Empauer reveals that packaging can reduce food waste, mitigating the $20 billion of fresh produce wasted in Australia every year.


Solar installation allows more fruit to be processed

26 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Verdia

The Nine Mile Fresh apple processing and packing facility in South East Gippsland has installed industrial solar power stations to minimise energy bills.


Food manufacturing by‑products in demand for livestock feed

20 August, 2019

Castlegate James Australasia is seeking greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers for its livestock feed processes.


Power quality and food waste

07 August, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Fixing power quality can reduce food waste in an increasingly autonomous and continuous production cycle.


Australia calls international expert to help fight food waste

07 August, 2019

Three food industry businesses have called on sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel to help tackle food waste.


Using more recycled plastic at Coca-Cola Oceania and Amatil NZ

02 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil NZ are helping to address the growing packaging problem by increasing the use of recycled plastic in their drink bottles.


ISO series defines sustainable cocoa farming

31 July, 2019

The ISO standard on sustainable cocoa strives to help mainstream ethical cocoa cultivation.


Anti-pollution has potential for food and drinks sector

26 July, 2019

Anti-pollution has potential to become an on-trend product claim in the food and drinks sector, according to the GlobalData analyst.


Kellogg's sustainable energy plans

24 July, 2019

Kellogg's Australia has plans to offset the carbon impact of manufacturing an estimated 630 million boxes of Australian-made cereals.


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