Burton’s Foods - now operating as Fox’s Burton’s Companies (FBC UK) under a Ferrero-related company - enlisted 42 Technology (42T) to investigate the feasibility of replacing its gas-fired ovens with electric ovens to help cut its carbon emissions.
As the impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent, more US consumers are questioning the effectiveness of carbon off-set programs, Richard Cope, senior trends consultant at Mintel Consulting, told FoodNavigator-USA.
The global snacking giant has commenced the production of Lay’s and Doritos at its 1bn PLN ($238m) snack plant in the southwestern village of Święte; the company’s biggest investment in the country to date and its first in the EU designed to measure CO2...
Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) is making significant advances with PepsiCo Positive’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2040, being the first PepsiCo division to receive a third-party shipment of battery electric vehicle (BEV).
The implementation of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations in the UK has been delayed until 2024, but packaging data specialist Ecoveritas is cautioning producers to not be complacent and to start making plans now.
KP Snacks has cut 410 tonnes of plastic from its packaging in 2021 after pairing back on packaging by 6.8% across a number of its brands. It also said that 13 million snack packs have been recycled to date through its partnership with TerraCycle.
For the Global South to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, help stabilise global warming and protect water resources, agricultural innovation is needed. Investing US$15.2bn a year more will bring a number of ‘critical goals’ within reach, according...
The healthy ingredients specialist will cut carbon emissions by 20% by halving the number of truck movements to and from its rice starch plant in Wijgmaal, Belgium, by increasing the volumes transported over water.
Frank Dale has extended its vegan range of baked treats (now available D2C); pladis had added another ‘swavoury’ flavour to its Flipz lineup; and Mexican producer Lasto Foods has rolled out its line of all-natural nut butters in mess-free squeezable containers...
Operations expert Victoria Cobos joined General Mills in early November, as the company grappled with the challenges of COVID-19 and the fast-approaching Brexit deadline. We caught up with her to learn what the Supply Chain Director’s priorities are moving...
US snack producer Quinn's ‘Be Better. Do Better.’ initiative is centred on encouraging growers, manufacturers and consumers to do things differently and join the fight to help our world to continue producing sustainable snacks.
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.
The food giant has launched a regenerative pilot programme with Kansas wheat farmers situated in the Cheney Reservoir, which will ultimately improve the overall water quality provided to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.
The Oreo maker’s 2018 Impact Progress Report, entitled 'Snacking Made Right', highlights its use of less energy, water and waste across the group, as well as its move to paper-based packaging and its focus on mindful consumption.
Efforts by snack manufacturers to improve their sustainability credentials continue with UK firm United Biscuits reporting "great progress" in its six-pronged sustainability blueprint launched last year.
Mindful of its carbon footprint, Mey Selections is the first consumer goods company in Scotland to gain a carbon reduction label following data-mining efforts to pinpoint carbon emissions along the supply chain for its Scottish shortbread product.