McCain Foods has commenced construction on a behind-the-meter renewable energy system in Ballarat, forecast to reduce CO2 emissions by 27,000 tonnes per year.
Lund University and Tetra Pak will collaborate to create new industry–academia development opportunities, addressing areas like circular and bio-based economies.
Mondelēz plans to switch to using 100% renewable energy at two of its Melbourne factories that make Cadbury, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall treats.
Tetra Pak has pledged to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2050 and net zero GHG emissions across its own operations by 2030.
Unilever has pledged to reach net-zero emissions for products by 2039, supported by a new Climate & Nature Fund, as part of its sustainability commitments.
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 Group is collaborating with Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia cream cheese.
As part of its drive to boost its sustainability credentials, Nespresso has launched coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium.
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.
Researchers state that life cycle assessment of agriculture is too simplistic, and ignores important positive aspects of organic farming.
An Australian supplier for the food packaging and industrial manufacturing industries, Jet Technologies, has switched to solar at its Sydney headquarters.
Environmental groups are calling for policymakers to phase out toxic chemicals from food packaging and provide safe, re-usable alternatives.
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.
Announced at the National Plastics Summit in Canberra, Nestlé and iQ Renew are planning to implement a soft plastics kerbside recycling trial.