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Ferrero Group launches Sustainability Report

18 July, 2022

The report describes how the confectionery company is implementing strategies to boost packaging recyclability and use more renewable energy.

Swiss plant to use biomass for heat generation

13 July, 2022

Bühler will be working with Vyncke to reduce its carbon emissions by using by-products of product development for energy generation.

Coles trials electric delivery truck

04 May, 2022

A trial is being run by Coles and Linfox Logistics to assess the viability of electric trucks to deliver stock.

Nespresso certified as B Corp

27 April, 2022

The certification signals that the company is using its business to make social and environmental impacts.

Canberra brewery achieves carbon-neutral status

05 April, 2022

The brewery has achieved carbon-neutral certification for both its products and operations and hopes other brewers can follow in its footsteps.

Dairy producer uses carbon-neutral milk from SA

01 April, 2022

A South Australian producer of yoghurt, cheese, quark, cream and milk is fully embracing organic carbon-neutral dairy.

Danone becomes B Corp certified in Oceania

10 March, 2022

The company’s local businesses are joining the B Corporation movement as part of a push by the company to bring about social and environmental change globally.

Agricultural sustainability standard pilot launches in Australia

31 January, 2022

The pilot will see a universal sustainability standard run in Australia, with the hope that its adoption will make sustainable farming more efficient.

Nestlé Australia powered by wind

30 November, 2021

The multifaceted food company will now use 100% renewable electricity for its factories and facilities.

Woolworths launches BYO container program in Tasmania

17 November, 2021

The program will let customers bring their own containers to the deli counter in order to reduce the amount of plastic used.

Reducing livestock methane with technology

05 November, 2021

A Queensland-based company is working to reduce the methane emissions of livestock through the use of chemically dosed water.

AFGC supports net zero commitment

03 November, 2021

Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) confirms its support for the net zero emissions target by 2050 and will work with government to achieve it.

Decarbonisation in food processing

29 October, 2021

Heat pumps and thermal energy storage lead the charge to net zero.

Australian Food Pact to halve food waste by 2030

22 October, 2021

Major food businesses in Australia have signed a pact to work collaboratively to halve food waste in Australia by 2030.

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.

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