A Dutch supermarket has opened the world’s first plastic-free food aisle and it is likely that more supermarkets will follow this trend; so what are the alternatives to plastic food packaging?
The AIP's half-day training course entitled 'The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste' is being run in Thailand on 14 June.
A study found that importing food can be equally as damaging to the domestic environment as exporting food.
Fifteen-year-old Angelina Arora will represent Australia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pennsylvania.
The Fight Food Waste CRC will tackle the growing international problem of food waste, which is at the heart of future industry sustainability.
Edible, transparent packaging made out of corn and seafood by-products and water-soluble polymer PVA may have the potential to replace plastic in the food industry.
The better the diet, the higher the waste generated.
A new technology developed by Unilever, start-up company Ioniqa and Indorama Ventures may be able to create a circular economy.
The strategy will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics, encouraging the use of plastics that allow better recycling rates and changing complex combinations of packaging materials.
Plant-based replacements for five categories of animal-based food produced up to 20 times more protein per acre.
A recent survey in the UK found that 99% of salads served alongside takeaway food are thrown away.