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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Tetra Pak launches first traceable packaging made with plant-based polymers

SWITZERLAND – Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has launched the first sustainable food and beverage packaging made from plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane. The launch forms yet another […]

Nestlé, Walmart and Borealis join New Plastics Economy as core partners

USA – Nestlé and Walmart and Australian chemical firm, Borealis, have joined the New Plastics Economy, an initiative that brings together key stakeholders with an aim of promoting circular economy in relation to plastic packaging. […]

McDonald’s USA achieves 100% sustainably sourced McCafé coffee goal

USA – McDonald’s USA has announced that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for US restaurants is sustainably sourced, achieving the goal a year ahead of the 2020 schedule. McDonald’s said that the […]

Arla Foods to develop climate database enabling farmers reduce their carbon footprint

EUROPE – Danish dairy cooperative, Arla Foods is introducing a new Climate Check programme and comprehensive support to all its 9,900 farmer owners in Northern Europe aimed at accelerating their efforts to reduce their carbon […]