Coca-Cola European Partners opens a new production line in Sidcup

UK – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has commissioned a new £16 million (US$19.73m) production line at its Sidcup plant, south east London, designed to handle lightweight tins ranging in size from 330ml to 500ml. The […]

Nestlé inaugurates new solar energy plant for Dubai factory

DUBAI – Nestlé Middle East has commissioned a new solar energy plant at Al Maha factory in Dubai, to accelerate the company’s efforts towards achieving zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The solar energy […]

Nestlé, Danone among firms recognized for leadership in sustainability by UN Global Compact

USA – Nestlé, Danone and Unilever have been named as Global Compact LEAD companies for their ongoing commitment to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and its Ten principles for responsible business. Nestlé joined the […]

DanoneAQUA partners with Re-Pal in promoting a circular packaging economy in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Danone-AQUA, the bottled water unit of Danone in Indonesia has partnered with plastic recycling company, Re-Pal Indonesia for the development of plastic pallets made from AQUA label. To strengthen the collaboration, the companies […]

Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]

Fonterra commits to reducing water use at six New Zealand facilities by 30%

NEW ZEALAND – The leading New Zealand dairy co-operative, Fonterra has raised its sustainability targets and pledging to reduce water use at six of its New Zealand new manufacturing sites by 30% by 2030. The […]

Bühler commits to waste and energy reduction in drive to promote sustainability

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global food equipment and services company, has committed to reducing energy requirements, water consumption, and waste by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group made the […]

ScaleUpFood launches in the Netherlands to support agri-food ventures

NETHERLANDS – ScaleUpNation, Foodvalley NL and Rabobank have announced the launch of a new initiative, ScaleUpFood dedicated to scaling entrepreneurial ventures in food and agriculture sector. ScaleUpFood will address challenges faced by agri-food ventures and […]

Cargill’s new initiative to reduce greenhouse gases across beef supply chain

USA – Cargill has launched BeefUp Sustainability, an initiative committed to achieving a 30% greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity reduction across its North American beef supply chain by 2030. The initiative will focus on four areas: […]