Carbon Dioxide

Re-using food waste a priority

UK food industry to play role in WRAP’s £2bn savings plan

By Mike Stones

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...

Sustainability not just about 'cost savings', says Barilla Group

By Mike Stones

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.

Allied Bakeries: Carbon foot printing a catalyst for efficiency

Allied Bakeries: Carbon foot printing a catalyst for efficiency

By Elaine Watson

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.

Witt updates MAP tester to improve quality data

Witt updates MAP tester to improve quality data

By Guy Montague-Jones

Gas safety specialist Witt has updated its MAP packaging analyzer MAPY 4.0 to introduce mandatory data entry with the goal of improving quality information.

CO2 process could herald new dawn for heat sensitive liquids

Special Edition: Shelf Life

CO2 process could herald new dawn for heat sensitive liquids

By Jane Byrne

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...

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