Carbon Dioxide

Palsgaard celebrates CO2-neutrality milestone

Palsgaard celebrates CO2-neutrality milestone

By Jenny Eagle

Palsgaard, which makes emulsifier/stabilizer blends, which are used in products from cake mixes to chocolate, confectionery, dairy and ice cream, is the first Danish food producer to achieve CO2-neutrality.

Amcor Sunshine printing technology

‘Greater luminosity and shiny-ness’ in comparison to gravure printing

Amcor expands ‘breakthrough’ Sunshine printing technology

By Jenny Eagle

Amcor’s folding carton business, a division of Amcor Group, is expanding its ‘breakthrough’ Sunshine printing technology for folding cartons. 

How has RSPO responded to deforestation from palm oil plantations?

Southeast Asia

How has RSPO responded to deforestation from palm oil plantations?

By Gary Paoli, director of research and project development at Daemeter Consulting

Having completed a review of RSPO, Gary Paoli of Daemeter Consulting outlines how the sustainable palm oil certifier has fared in addressing key market demands. 

USDA soil scientist: Direct-seeding or no-till practices can conserve organic matter and store carbon in the soil

Big interview: Hero Gollany, USDA's Agicultural Research Service

Soil scientist: We can do more to mitigate soil carbon loss

By Maggie Hennessy

Measuring soil carbon levels can be complex, but soil scientists at the USDA have refined calculation methods and developed processes that wheat farmers can use to mitigate loss.

Packaging producer Ball has been name the third most sustainable company in the US, according to Newsweek's Green Rankings.

Ball, Coke, and General Mills rank on ‘green’ list

By Jenni Spinner

Newsweek’s list of the US’s most sustainable companies names packaging firms like Ball, beverage producers like Coca-Cola, and food manufacturers such as General Mills rank among the green giants.

Torayfan CBS2 film (designed for use in bakery, snack, and confectionery packaging) contains no PvDC, which improves its sustainability.

Film lifts sustainability barrier

By Jenni Spinner

Toray Plastics has launched Torayfan CBS2, a sustainable high-barrier BOPP film designed to protect bakery, snack, and candy products, while also protecting the environment.

A slight reduction in the size of its Natural Choice deli meat packaging enabled Hormel Foods to reduce material use by 800,000 pounds.

Hormel: ‘Sustainability is truly a journey’

By Jenni Spinner

CPG giant Hormel Foods has taken steps in advancing operational sustainability—reducing packaging by nearly 5m pounds in 2013, for one—but the company reports there is more to be done.