Compostable coffee pods

17 October, 2016

A Canadian grocery retailer will soon stock compostable single-serve coffee pods.

Free seminar on sustainable packaging at Foodtech Packtech

30 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will host a free seminar on 'Understanding Sustainable Packaging Innovations & Trends' during Foodtech Packtech.

Go nude in October

22 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Smash Enterprises

October has been declared the month of 'nude food', with Australian schools encouraged to eliminate unnecessary packaging to better both their own health and the health of the planet.

Egypt promotes farmed fish as food security measure

12 September, 2016

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.

Powering homes with ice-cream waste

02 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

The sugary sludge consisting of sugar, fat and protein that is left behind after production line cleansing at a UK ice-cream manufacturing plant is to be transformed into bio-methane. This will then go to the National Grid to heat UK homes, thanks to the nearby Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility.

How MEG is increasing its regranulate quotas

29 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

Grinding PET into flakes is part of a German soft drink company's recycling agenda.

Uses for olive oil waste

18 July, 2016

Olive industry waste products have been converted into biosurfactants and monoglycerides that have uses in the food, medicine, cosmetics and detergent industries.

Reduce food waste with a fridge selfie

09 June, 2016

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.

Save Food Packaging Awards recognise innovation and sustainability

06 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has announced the winners of the inaugural Australia/New Zealand Save Food Packaging Awards.

Tetra Pak targets 100% renewable power

06 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak South East Asia Pte Ltd

Tetra Pak has committed to increasing its use of renewable electricity to 100% across all global operations by 2030.

Qld research could eliminate fossil fuel use in sugar industry

05 May, 2016 | Supplied by: QUT

Researchers from QUT are developing and testing new technologies with the potential to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in the sugar industry.

Quantum Power biogas project

26 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Quantum Power Limited

A biogas project to be undertaken at a large Western Australian pork producer will offset 100% of grid-supplied electricity.

A new whey for CIP in dairies

19 April, 2016

Scientific evidence of the safety of re-use of reconditioned water in food processing plants has been established based on investigations of recycling and re-using the water from whey for clean-in-place systems in dairies.

Brewery ditches labels for premium beer in sustainable PET

23 March, 2016 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Belgian brewery Martens has used digital printing technology from KHS to eliminate labels, producing a visually appealing, premium and more sustainable PET package.

Sustainable Foods Summit Europe

16 March, 2016

The agenda for the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will feature sustainable ingredients and approaches to tackle food losses and waste.

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