Nestlé plans US$2.08bn investment to boost sustainable packaging & innovation

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has committed to invest up to CHF 2 billion (US$2.08bn) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. The commitment […]

New Zealand’s packaging supplier Grounded gets backing from Impact Investment Fund

NEW ZEALAND – Grounded, an Auckland-based sustainable packaging supplier has received an undisclosed investment form Impact Enterprise Fund, New Zealand’s first impact investing fund. Grounded supplies a range of sustainably sourced packaging, including pouches and […]

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 […]