Sustainability > Green economics

Global food systems are killing the planet

29 November, 2018

The current approach to food, nutrition, agriculture and the environment is unsustainable and must change.


Food waste recycling for businesses

23 November, 2018

Restaurants and cafes can increase sustainability rates by diverting food waste to a food and organics recycling service, where it is turned into nutrient-rich compost for soil.


Food processors can sell surplus food online

12 October, 2018

Yume's online marketplace enables food manufacturers, primary producers and importers to sell their quality surplus products at a discount to commercial buyers.


Start-ups to tackle food loss in Asia

17 September, 2018

Rabobank is launching the Food Loss Challenge Asia, which encourages start-ups to present their tech-based solutions to reduce food loss.


Turning food waste into money

02 July, 2018

What revenue is luring in your biomass?


Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

26 June, 2018

Registrations are now open for the ninth annual Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) taking place on 29–30 August at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney.


Redistributing excess food — there's an app for that

25 June, 2018

A newly developed smartphone app helps food businesses connect with charities that redistribute excess food.


Green machines — sustainability through innovative manufacturing

20 June, 2018

Heat and Control can help clients adopt more efficient and sustainable production methods to meet legislative changes around climate change.


DuPont Nutrition & Health announces sustainable seaweed program

14 June, 2018

The program encourages the industry to adopt more sustainable seaweed harvesting and cultivating practices.


$133 million to fight food waste

01 May, 2018

The Fight Food Waste CRC will tackle the growing international problem of food waste, which is at the heart of future industry sustainability.


Link between food waste and diet quality

18 April, 2018

The better the diet, the higher the waste generated.


A vegan America could feed an additional 350 million people

03 April, 2018

Plant-based replacements for five categories of animal-based food produced up to 20 times more protein per acre.


How important is water to F&B manufacturers?

02 March, 2018

Water is absolutely crucial in the food and beverage industries on so many levels — as an ingredient; as part of the production process; and for cleaning and hygiene.


Food waste: a $22.5 bn opportunity for US retailers

31 January, 2018

Currently, around $270 billion worth of food is wasted each year in the US. This 63 million tons of food represents a $22.5 billion opportunity for grocery retailers according to ReFED, a multi-stakeholder non-profit organisation committed to reducing food waste.


Upcycling: how to transform waste products into valuable commodities

19 January, 2018

Turning waste products into superfoods can be very lucrative for food and beverage manufacturers and be a plus for the environment as well.


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