PepsiCo has launched a project to turn waste into renewable energy at its snack plant in Carregado, Portugal. The move, a first for PepsiCo in Southern Europe, will reduce carbon emissions at the site.
The idea that ground-mounted solar panels compete with agricultural production for limited land resources has gained traction as the discourse around food and energy security has taken on fresh urgency. Does Agrivoltaics (AgPV), also known as dual-use...
The world’s largest bakery company posted outstanding financial results, reported significant market share gains, was recognised as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the fifth consecutive year and increased its global use of renewable electricity...
The North American flour miller and ingredients provider - which also has a footprint in Puerto Rico - has outlined its new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme with a renewed focus to help build a more sustainable food system.
PepsiCo posted better-than-expected fourth quarter results, primarily driven by its Frito-Lay North American unit, which delivered its fastest rate of growth since 2013, according to CEO Ramon Laguarta.
The UK government’s pledge to cut emissions to almost zero by 2025 is expected to drive a growth in anaerobic digestion, and bakery businesses can play an important part. Jason Ward, head of Procurement at Amur, explains how to make the most of food waste.
As part of our special edition newsletter examining supply chain sustainability, FoodProductionDaily.com spoke to Jan Dalsgaard Johannesen, corporate environmental director at Arla Foods, about specific challenges facing the dairy sector.
Waste from Cargill’s massive meat processing facility at High River, Alberta, will be used to fuel a waste-to-energy plant that will boost the proportion of renewable energy used by the site to around 80 per cent.
Special edition: alternatives to carbon heavy processes
A group of distillers in Rothes, Scotland, began building a power plant this week that turns whisky by-products into energy and could cut total carbon emissions from the Scotch whisky industry by 6 per cent.
This month's International Conference for Renewable Energies in
Bonn was hailed by some as a complete success, though some food
processors warn that the promotion of renewable energy will add
significantly to processing costs.
Grants have been made available in the US to enable small
businesses to invest in renewable energy systems. Food producers
could be in line to benefit most - the industry accounts for 10 per
cent of electrical load in many areas.
White Wave, the US-based soyfood producer, is to power all its US
production facilities using renewable energy - wind power. The
company claims to be the biggest US group committed to 100 per cent