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.
Greenpeace has welcomed a pledge towards forest conservation from palm oil supplier Golden Agri-Resources Limited (GAR) which is aimed at “creating long-term sustainable growth for GAR and the palm oil industry”.
Analysing the carbon footprint of Kingsmill loaves has helped Allied Bakeries squeeze out additional cost savings that it would not have extracted through traditional continuous improvement techniques, its operations director has claimed.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) under pressure could rise to the top in terms of alternatives to conventional heat treatments for liquids but must be used in unison with stress inducers such as modified atmosphere packaging and lower pH to render microbes ineffective...