Carlsberg unveils new ‘paper’ beer bottle prototypes promoting its sustainable packaging ambitions

DENMARK – The Danish brewery group, Carlsberg has unveiled two new research prototypes of its green fibre bottle as the company makes further progress on creating the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle. Carlsberg is seeking […]

PepsiCo appoints Lowden as the company’s first chief sustainability officer

USA – PepsiCo has named Simon Lowden as its first Chief Sustainability Officer as company advances its agenda to help build a more sustainable food system. In this new role, effective immediately, Lowden will be […]

Arla Foods adopts science based targets to accelerate sustainability agenda

NEW ZEALAND – Farmer owned dairy cooperative, Arla Foods’ target to reduce total CO2 emissions with 30 per cent by 2030 has been officially approved by the Science Based Target initiative as aligned with climate […]

Unilever unveils new ambitious commitments for a waste-free world

UK – Multinational consumer goods company, Unilever has announced new commitments seeking to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025 and help create a circular economy for plastics. The Ben & Jerry’s, Knorr, and […]

Barry Callebaut inaugurates new solar energy facility in its Ghanaian factory

GHANA – Barry Callebaut, a leading international chocolate manufacturer and one of the leading processors of cocoa in Ghana, has officially inaugurated its newly installed solar generation facility in the factory in Tema. The installation […]

Carlsberg plans investment to reduce water usage at Danish brewery by 50%

DENMARK – Global brewer, Carlsberg has unveiled plans of investing in its brewery in Fredericia, Denmark to reduce water usage at the facility by 50% as well as cut energy consumption by 10%. The investment […]

Danish Crown aims to achieve sustainable soy sourcing by 2020

DENMARK – Meat processor, Danish Crown has adopted a responsible soy policy to ensure the company achieves sustainable soy sourcing by 2020. Danish Crown says the policy also promotes sustainable development of soy production and […]

Arla Foods to develop 100% recyclable plastic milk crates to reduce carbon footprint

DENMARK – Europe’s largest dairy cooperative, Arla Foods will be introducing milk crates made from 100 per cent recycled plastic in a move that seeks to cut on the dairy giant’s CO2 emmisons. Arla plans […]

PepsiCo’s sustainability reports highlights focus to promote a more sustainable food system

USA – PepsiCo has published its 2018 sustainability report outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable food system. PepsiCo […]

Chr. Hansen seals agreement to switch to 100% renewable energy in Denmark

DENMARK  – Global bioscience company Chr. Hansen has entered into a long term power purchase agreement with Better Energy to ensure Chr. Hansen Denmark’s annual electricity usage is 100% covered by renewable energy. The new […]