Sustainability

Bag it, pack it, wrap it: does packaging reduce food waste?

27 August, 2019

New research from RMIT and Empauer reveals that packaging can reduce food waste, mitigating the $20 billion of fresh produce wasted in Australia every year.


Solar installation allows more fruit to be processed

26 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Verdia

The Nine Mile Fresh apple processing and packing facility in South East Gippsland has installed industrial solar power stations to minimise energy bills.


Food manufacturing by‑products in demand for livestock feed

20 August, 2019

Castlegate James Australasia is seeking greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers for its livestock feed processes.


Australia calls international expert to help fight food waste

07 August, 2019

Three food industry businesses have called on sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel to help tackle food waste.


Power quality and food waste

07 August, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Fixing power quality can reduce food waste in an increasingly autonomous and continuous production cycle.


Using more recycled plastic at Coca-Cola Oceania and Amatil NZ

02 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil NZ are helping to address the growing packaging problem by increasing the use of recycled plastic in their drink bottles.


ISO series defines sustainable cocoa farming

31 July, 2019

The ISO standard on sustainable cocoa strives to help mainstream ethical cocoa cultivation.


Anti-pollution has potential for food and drinks sector

26 July, 2019

Anti-pollution has potential to become an on-trend product claim in the food and drinks sector, according to the GlobalData analyst.


Kellogg's sustainable energy plans

24 July, 2019

Kellogg's Australia has plans to offset the carbon impact of manufacturing an estimated 630 million boxes of Australian-made cereals.


Fonterra announces goal to reduce reliance on coal

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

Fonterra is reducing emissions and its reliance on coal in a bid to reduce emissions by 30% across all its manufacturing operations by 2030.


100% recycled bottle for fizzy drinks

11 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Amatil has created what is claimed to be Australia's first carbonated soft drink bottle made from 100% recycled plastic.


Blockchain pilot is next step on Nestlé's journey to complete transparency

05 July, 2019

Nestlé has taken the next step towards complete transparency between consumers and their food products by adopting Blockchain technology.


Nestlé joins sustainable food initiative

13 June, 2019

Nestlé has recently joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food initiative to develop circular economy solutions for today's food system.


Kellogg's commits to helping 3 billion people by 2030

06 June, 2019

Kellogg Company has announced its Better Days commitment to help 3 billion people by the end of 2030 by addressing global food security, climate and wellbeing.


Food industry urged to commit to a better future

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

International project delivery company Wiley is challenging the food and agriculture industry to become more eco-friendly with The Better Future Video.


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