Sustainability

Grupo Bimbo has signed an agreement with Invenergy to run its US operation on wind power. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo to run US operations on wind

By Gill Hyslop

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to source wind power for its Bimbo Bakeries USA facilities.

Mount Mayon's wild pili nuts from the Philippine rainforest enter the market as volcano erupts in the growing region. Photo: MM

Startup Watch

Premium nut dubbed ‘next macadamia’ faces volcanic threat

By Oliver Nieburg

Startup Mount Mayon has developed a special method for processing the pili nut for packaged goods - it enters the market as its raw material grows next to an erupting volcano that has displaced thousands.

The lightweight, sustainable packaging panel session at ProSweets 2018.

ProSweets 2018 review

‘Don’t ditch the plastic just yet’

By Jenny Eagle

There have been an increasing number of stories in the media recently about the growing amount of plastic waste and one supermarket in the UK has vowed to ban all of its own-brand plastic by 2023.