The UK foodservice wholesaler – which supplies everything from baked goods to snacks and Red Tractor accredited and MSC certified foodstuffs – has announced another milestone in its goal to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2025.
Sustainability efforts made by some of Europe’s leading food manufacturers slashed CO2 emissions from manufacturing operations by more than half in 2016 compared to a 1990 baseline, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
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.
Bio-materials developer NatureWorks LLC and Calysta Energy are partnering to research and develop a commercially viable method for fermenting methane into the building block for bioplastic packaging feedstock.
Citrus peel, coffee waste, pea pods and cashew shells could provide an untapped carbon source for producing commercially viable, higher value chemicals and materials, according to scientists at the University of York.
A proprietary new form of bio-based succinic acid has 'enormous potential' as a building block in plastic food packaging, said DSM and Roquette as the European Commission gave the green light for their joint venture to produce the material.
Dry extraction with supercritical carbon dioxide can enhance the separation of oat beta-glucan, starch and protein in distinct fractions, meaning a higher quality final product, according to new research.
UK food manufacturers and the wider food industry are expected to play a significant role in helping to save the UK economy £2bn through preventing waste and curbing CO2 emissions, according to plans from the government-funded, Waste & Resources Action...
Paola Barilla, vice president of pasta and bakery group, Barilla, is taking on the presidency of the Italian packaging trade show – IPACK-IMA – in 2012. We caught up with him at Interpack to hear about the group’s approach to sustainable growth.
Special Edition: Alternatives to carbon heavy processes
A new pilot plant designed to make high-quality plastics that could eventually be used for food packaging is being fueled by carbon dioxide (CO2) from the energy sector, according to its operator Bayer.