The biggest source of food-related greenhouse gas emissions occurs before produce leaves the farm gate, yet some of the world's leading household brands are ignoring the opportunity to work collaboratively with suppliers to reduce agricultural emissions.
Australian researchers have created a competitive biofuel from the waste left over from wine processing.
Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods recently installed a Hydroflux HyDAF Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) unit for primary wastewater treatment and successfully halved its energy costs.
A student in Switzerland has developed a method for obtaining high-quality fibres from a by-product of slaughterhouse waste.
Danish music festival goers' urine was collected to make beer for the next concert.
A study has found that organically grown products can be financially competitive with conventionally grown products.
Two German companies have partnered to develop an upcycled wheat straw-based packaging solution for the food industry.
The Californian drought has prompted Nestlé to invest heavily in technology to reduce water use in its five water bottling plants and four food and petcare product manufacturing facilities.
Pigs will eat just about anything - but there could be something new on the porcine menu after researchers discovered several types of microalgae that grow on piggery effluent and can safely be fed back to the pigs.
There can be no food without water - and, now more than ever, it's vital that major food companies use water sustainably, according to a report from Ceres, a non-profit sustainability advocacy group.
The Hydrothane high-rate anaerobic process takes organic content within wastewater and generates green energy. It is a vertical design suitable for a limited space.
Rising electricity and gas costs have hampered the competitiveness and profitability of the domestic food and grocery manufacturing industry in recent years, with more pain expected due to a forecast tripling of gas prices, AFGC CEO Gary Dawson said.