Sustainability

Woolworths reduces plastic packaging for fruits and vegies

10 June, 2020

Woolworths has introduced a range of initiatives to reduce plastic packaging across its fruits and vegetables, reaffirming its commitment to a greener future.


Berry Global supplies recycled packaging to Mondelēz International

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Berry Global Group is collaborating with Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia cream cheese.


Nespresso launches 80% recycled aluminium coffee capsules

19 May, 2020

As part of its drive to boost its sustainability credentials, Nespresso has launched coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium.


Lion declares its Aussie breweries are carbon neutral

14 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Lion Co

Lion has announced its Australian beer business is carbon neutral and has also committed to use 100% renewable electricity by 2025 to brew its beers.


Unlocking the value in food organics

11 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Food waste, as well as its treatment and disposal, is becoming more topical across the Australian political and public landscape.


Which is better, conventional or organic agriculture?

20 March, 2020

Researchers state that life cycle assessment of agriculture is too simplistic, and ignores important positive aspects of organic farming.


Supplier cuts energy consumption by switching to solar

18 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

An Australian supplier for the food packaging and industrial manufacturing industries, Jet Technologies, has switched to solar at its Sydney headquarters.


Call to phase out chemicals in food packaging

16 March, 2020

Environmental groups are calling for policymakers to phase out toxic chemicals from food packaging and provide safe, re-usable alternatives.


Finding a replacement for palm oil

12 March, 2020

The process to develop a synthetic replacement for palm oil could take years; in the meantime, engineers are calling for more sustainable palm oil practices.


Nestlé announces soft plastics recycling trial

02 March, 2020

Announced at the National Plastics Summit in Canberra, Nestlé and iQ Renew are planning to implement a soft plastics kerbside recycling trial.


Key topics revealed for Sustainable Foods Summit 2020

20 February, 2020

The Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in March 2020 and will cover a range of topics, including ethical sourcing and sustainable ingredients.


Nestlé invests $3 billion in sustainable packaging

21 January, 2020

Nestlé plans to invest $3 billion to encourage the plastics industry to make more food-grade recyclable plastic.


Cadbury chocolate bar trials paper packaging in New Zealand

10 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelez International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in recyclable paper packaging, as part of a trial in New Zealand.


Coca-Cola Amatil quenching thirst for solar in 2020

20 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Amatil is continuing its switch to solar, by installing 5200 more panels at its distribution centre in Eastern Creek, Sydney.


Tetra Pak launches fully traceable sugarcane packaging

26 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has introduced packaging made from plant-based polymers that are fully traceable to their sugarcane origin using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane.


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