Wineries and vineyards that adopt more sustainability practices have better financial performance, particularly when they perceive significant pressure from competitors.
Energy efficiency improvements often pay for themselves while helping increase output and reduce operating costs.
The Marine Stewardship Council survey found consumers are confused about which sustainability claims they can trust, and many have begun to prioritise price instead.
While it makes perfect sense to embrace sustainability and have it engrained into your business culture, the subject of sustainability is often met with concerns surrounding lost profits. But is there any truth to this concern?
The coal boiler at Fonterra's Brightwater dairy factory is about to get an upgrade, adding capacity to burn wood biomass to generate steam.
In order to improve efficiency in sugar plants, managers must first understand what is causing their plant to consume so much power.
A recent survey in the UK found that 99% of salads served alongside takeaway food are thrown away.
Electricity is not cheap but users can take steps in improving the efficiency of electricity used on site, reduce their bills and improving their overall power quality.
An integrated solution unlocks real-time visibility into utility usage across brewing, packaging and distribution for improved decision support.
CSIRO's Food Loss Bank is a networked supply chain that collects information on food losses on the farm, at the packing house and during distribution and processing, and attempts to develop food loss reduction strategies.
An NZ salt manufacturer is adding battery energy storage to its wind turbine so it will only need to get around 25% of its power from the grid.
Installing solar panels with battery backup has meant Cape Jaffa Wines is carbon neutral for at least nine months each year.
The sugary sludge consisting of sugar, fat and protein that is left behind after production line cleansing at a UK ice-cream manufacturing plant is to be transformed into bio-methane. This will then go to the National Grid to heat UK homes, thanks to the nearby Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility.
A biogas project to be undertaken at a large Western Australian pork producer will offset 100% of grid-supplied electricity.
A four-storey-high biorefinery will be powered using potato waste arising from the plant's mashed potato and pie manufacturing lines.