With its bottle-to-bottle recycling capability, Stute is processing its own PET waste and in future will also use non-returnable PET containers from its customers, using the decontaminated flakes as an admixture to the preform production process on injection-moulding machines.
Mexican food processor Sabormex has turned its wastewater stream into energy by installing a GWE ANUBIX-B anaerobic reactor, an ANAMIX-T reactor and a complete biogas re-use system.
Ferrero Group has announced the establishment of a $70 million hazelnut production facility in the Riverina region, which has been launched by Agri Australis, a subsidiary of the Ferrero Group.
Cambodia faces a dilemma: 80% of the population lacks reliable access to electricity, a situation which could be remedied by developing dams for hydropower. However, in developing such dams, the country's own ecosystems and food security are under threat.
As part of its commitment to responsible seafood products, John West has launched two conservation projects with partner WWF in the Pacific Islands and the Maldives.
Tesco, the first major UK retailer to publish its own total food waste figures, claims that 68% of bagged salad is wasted and 35% of this waste occurs in the home.
Researchers from the University of Wollongong say that Pacific Island communities could face food shortages due to dwindling fish stocks by as early as 2030 - a problem that could be exacerbated by climate change.
Ball Corporation has been listed on the 2013/2014 DJSI as the most sustainable company in the containers and packaging industry. Ball is the only packaging company listed in both the DJSI World and DJSI North America.
A new Greenpeace analysis shows that significant deforestation in Indonesia took place in concessions owned by members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the industry's largest sustainability organisation.
A more energy-efficient rendering plant and directing all of its organic waste through a digester to generate clean energy from biogas will reduce Bindaree Beef’s carbon emissions by 95% and deliver annual operating cost savings of $2.44 million.
The food industry needs to collaborate more to address sustainability challenges. This was one of the key messages of the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit.
North American crop production has fallen behind that of Western Europe, despite US farmers using genetically modified seed and more pesticide, University of Canterbury researchers have found.
Don’t compared bottled water with tap water, the Australasian Bottled Water Institute has urged consumers. The institute has rejected recent media reports that bottled water is expensive and environmentally questionable.
A $9.1 million government grant is helping Mackay Sugar eliminate its annual carbon liability and produce enough renewable energy to meet one-third of Mackay City’s power needs.
A new report that assesses the facts, myths, issues and challenges around palm oil has been launched by WWF-Australia and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.