AB InBev to use electric Volvo Trucks to deliver beers with zero emissions

EUROPE – AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer and Volvo Trucks, have announced the order of a brand new in series produced Volvo Electric Truck, which will deliver its beers across Europe from April 2020 […]

Circulate Capital launches US$106m fund to address Asia’s ocean plastic crisis

ASIA – Singapore-based venture capital firm Circulate Capital, with founding investors and partners PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Dow, Danone, Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company has launched the US$106 million Circulate Capital Ocean Fund. The fund, touted […]

Finish dairy firm Valio aims to become carbon neutral by 2035

FINLAND – Sustainably produced food is a hot market and companies are increasingly putting more emphases on reducing their carbon footprint. To increase the company’s competitive advantage, Finnish dairy products manufacturer, Valio has set an […]

Fonterra releases annual sustainability report highlighting progress towards 2030 ambitions

NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra has published its 2019 sustainability report, highlighting the dairy co-operative’s major strides towards fostering a sustainable future in areas of energy, carbon emissions and health. In the report, the dairy processor […]

Danish Crown introduces new climate-friendly meat packaging for foodservice

DENMARK – Europe’s leading meat processor, Danish Crown has transitioned from the classic black tray packages for its minced beef with the launch of a new, climate-friendly tubular packaging. The packaging was first launched in […]

DSM opens newly upgraded facility in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND – Royal DSM has opened its newly upgraded facility in Auckland, New Zealand that will be producing nutritional compounds for a wide range of segments including early life nutrition, F&Bs, sports nutrition and […]

Ebro Foods to invest US$165m in securing further sustainable growth

SPAIN – Ebro Foods will be investing more than €150 million (US$165m) in implementing the company’s recently launched global sustainability plan, the ‘RUMBO A 2030’, with the aim of continuing to grow its sustainably efforts. […]

Constantia Flexibles opens new flexible packaging production facility in India

INDIA – Constantia Flexibles, the world’s third largest producer of flexible packaging has opened a new plant flexible packaging plant in India dedicated to only produce more sustainable and recyclable flexible packaging. The plant, which […]

KBL partners with Safaricom in developing smart coolers leveraging on IoT

KENYA – The Kenya Breweries Limited, subsidiary of the East African Breweries Limited has partnered with Safaricom a Kenyan mobile network operator to connect and enhance its coolers with sensors which leverage on the Internet […]

Unilever teams up with Viridor on a five-year recycled plastic supply deal

UK – Unilever has signed an initial five-year contract with Viridor which will see Unilever receive of a range of recycled plastic from Viridor’s Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre near Bristol, England. The companies – both […]