Brambles has signed a three-year agreement with an international non-profit organisation, The Global FoodBanking Network, to assist efforts to reduce hunger, poverty, malnutrition and food waste globally.
At this year's Labelexpo Americas event in Chicago, UPM Raflatac partnered with organisers to enable exhibiting label converters to give their label, matrix and liner waste a new life in the form of energy.
An innovative depackaging unit allows both food packaging and its contents to be recycled into valuable resources by separating the two components.
Every year Australians scrape $10 billion off their plates into the garbage, according to the RaboDirect Food & Farming Financial Health Barometer report. How does this compare to the rest of the world? An interesting question that would once have been impossible to answer because until recently there was no globally agreed standard on how to measure food loss and waste (FLW).
A complete waste management solution at two of Inghams’ plants has led to a significant cost saving of more than 30% per annum and an increased diversion rate of 95% at both plants.
Some of Egypt's top chefs have come together to taste test new preparation methods and recipes for farmed Nile tilapia, as part of a project aimed at increasing the use of farmed fish to improve food and nutrition security in the region.
Bosch has launched a smart fridge that uses cameras to snap the contents of shelves and the door and uploads a photo to the consumer's smartphone.
Tetra Pak has committed to increasing its use of renewable electricity to 100% across all global operations by 2030.
Researchers from QUT are developing and testing new technologies with the potential to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in the sugar industry.
The agenda for the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will feature sustainable ingredients and approaches to tackle food losses and waste.
Reduced food availability will prompt changes to diet — such as reductions in fruit and vegetable intake — that could cause twice as many deaths as undernutrition, according to a study published in The Lancet.
Banning GMOs in the United States could result in higher food prices, a boost in greenhouse gas emissions and major loss of forest and pasture land, a study has shown.
Cutting food waste instead of collecting it and turning it into biogas cuts energy impacts more than biogas production and use.
Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has been ranked number one in a report that benchmarks sustainability reporting and transparency in seafood companies.
The grand political narratives around the COP21 conference in Paris will barely touch on one crucial aspect — food.