Sustainability > Green economics

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.


Food made from waste ingredients may be popular

20 December, 2017

Would you eat rescued relish or recycled brewing grains? According to a study by Drexel University, many consumers may be willing to buy foods made from discarded ingredients.


Gen Y and Victorians are the biggest contributors to Australia's $9.6 billion of waste food each year

06 November, 2017

The average Australian household wastes 14% of the food it procures every year. Reducing this wastage by half would result in $525 in savings, according to the RaboDirect 2017 Food & Farming Report.


New Zealand endorses the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

20 September, 2017

New Zealand's commitment towards a global sustainable dairy development has been confirmed, with DairyNZ, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) endorsing the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam.


Food and beverage companies awarded for sustainability

04 September, 2017

Hosted on 23 August in Melbourne, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation's (APCO) annual awards named The Smith's Snackfood Company & Sakata Rice Snacks Australia, Pernod Ricard Winemakers and Rawbone Pet Foods as winners.


Munters receives 2017 Energy Innovation Award

28 August, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

The 2017 Europe Datacloud Awards announced Munters as the winner of the 'Industry Energy Innovation' award.


Mollusc shells: nuisance waste or a sustainable biomaterial source?

07 July, 2017

What can you do with the more than 7-plus million tonnes of mollusc shells discarded by the seafood industry each year?


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