Sustainability

Australian food manufacturing cluster to run on green hydrogen

21 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Star Scientific Limited

The food manufacturing cluster located in the NSW Hunter and Central Coast region will use green hydrogen technology from Star Scientific for a carbon-free heat source.


Mayonnaise company says no to virgin plastics

20 October, 2021

Mayonnaise maker Praise will be using recycled plastic for its bottles and jars, thus reducing its virgin plastics use by hundreds of tonnes yearly.


Weet-Bix boxes to include detailed recycling information

20 October, 2021

Sanitarium is including new recycling information on its Weet-Bix boxes in order to increase sustainability.


APCO launches sustainable packaging roadmap for dairy industry

19 October, 2021

The roadmap outlines ways for the dairy industry to collectively improve sustainability of packaging, with the goal of achieving the 2025 National Packaging Targets.


Calls for wine community to join sustainability program

07 October, 2021

The program, which seeks to boost sustainability of its members’ operations, is encouraging growers and makers to join.


Donating excess food is only a click away for food manufacturers

06 October, 2021

Yume has introduced a new online B2B system to allow food manufacturers and producers to donate excess food directly to charities.


Vintop PVDC-free wine closures

30 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

These wine closures offer customisable designs yet are eco-friendly due to their lack of polyvinylidene chloride.


Circular packaging economy guide launches

29 September, 2021

An overview of the Global Packaging Design for Recycling Guide will be provided in an hour-long online seminar on 4 October.


Oil and snack companies team up to reduce deforestation

28 September, 2021

Three companies are hoping to incentivise sustainable palm oil farming through educational programs.


Snack company introduces compostable bags

28 September, 2021

Frito-Lay will be using compostable bags, which produce 60% fewer greenhouse gas emissions, for some of its products as part of a pilot program.


Food industry suppliers take note of Scope 3 emissions focus

27 September, 2021

The recent shift in consumer food companies' focus to Scope 3 emissions has far-reaching implications for the food value chain as a whole.


Searching for the most popular vegan brands

08 September, 2021

Analysis has found the most searched for vegan brands in the world, with Beyond Meats beating out its rivals by a healthy margin.


Krones and Alpla develop returnable PET bottles

06 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Krones AG

The two companies have teamed up to develop returnable PET containers that are suitable for milks, juices and other cold chain beverages.


Water bottler boosts production using PET bottling line

02 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

One of Romania's primary mineral water companies will see boosts in sustainability and production thanks to its investment in Sidel bottling technology.


Coles bags paper bread bag tags for Own Brand bread

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Coles Group & Myer Corporate Services

Coles will replace the plastic tags on its Own Brand bread range with a recyclable alternative.


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