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Bakery industry event to focus on sustainability

Sustainability in the bakery industry will be the focus of an event to take place next month in the UK, which aims to bring together ingredients makers as well as...

Cargill focuses on sustainability with wheat processing plant

Cargill's new UK wheat processing plant is aimed at ensuring market competitiveness and sustainability by localising the production of wheat glucose for sweeteners.

Biofuels policy requires focus on sustainability, says CIAA

Proposed directives for promoting the use of biofuels fail to tackle concerns within the food industry on the possible impact on food and feed supply, according to the CIAA.

Ghana pledges sustainable cocoa push - report

The Ghanaian cocoa board is planning to significantly step up cocoa production in the country over the next three years in a nationwide shake-up of how the crop is farmed,...

UK manufacturers commit to wide ranging environmental plan

The UK's food and drink manufacturers yesterday committed to ambitious new targets for reducing packaging, carbon emissions, water waste and transport distances.

Food sustainability may aid Australian agri-woes

The food industry is failing to grasp the importance of adopting sustainable crop techniques to protect against the effects of climate change, says an expert on business agriculture.

ICCO to discuss sustainability at Eurochocolate Modica

The world's cocoa suppliers are meeting in Italy this week to discuss sustainable production, an issue blighting the growth of the industry.

ABF feels tough trading environment

Associated British Foods has become the latest manufacturer to show concern over rising energy prices and the competitive retail environment - but insists half-year profits will be in line with...

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No avoiding sustainable sourcing

Food companies do not yet face the ethical sourcing equation of the clothing industry, where brands from Nike to Marks & Spencer cannot afford a single claim of sweat-shop production....

Exhibition highlights growth in biodegradable packaging

An upcoming exhibition on bioplastics and biopackaging aims to show that environmentally friendly packaging has a strong future.

RPC launches biodegradable PLA packaging range

RPC Bebo Nederland has launched a range of biodegradable containers manufactured in the pioneering Polylactide (PLA) material.

New products help Kellogg to sustainable growth

Kellogg reported a solid 7 percent increase in its earnings for the third quarter with the North America region also putting up a strong performance thanks to the successful introduction...

Eco-friendly food packaging for bakery

Polymer company Cargill Dow has a new partner in Italy to help service the European food packaging industry. The companies are working together to offer...

Bio Panda bread - good for health and for the environment

A new brand of organic bread has been launched in Belgium which will also help protect the environment via a link up with the Belgium...

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