Nestle join forces with Veolia to tackle plastics leakage and accelerate recycling

SWITZERLAND – Global food and drinks giant, Nestle has announced that it has partnered Veolia, the world's leading resource management company to tackle plastics leakage into the environment and develop recycling schemes. The two will collaborate on waste collection sorting and recycling of plastic material, with an emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. The initiative which…

DSM sets new science-based reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions

NETHERLANDS – The global bioscience company, Royal DSM has announced new sustainability commitments that aims to reduce 30% of its greenhouse gas emissions from direct production and purchased energy by 2030. The new targets are part of the company’s strategy to deliver science-based, sustainable and scalable solutions that face up to the challenges brought by…

DSM unveils new solar testing field in Netherlands to advance renewable energy

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM has announced that it has unveiled a new field test site in Southern Netherlands to advance its capabilities in solar materials and reinforce the renewable energy agenda. The new Louisegroeve solar field is a collaboration between DSM and its partners including the solar module manufacturer Tata Power Solar and NaGa Solar,…

PureCycle partners Nestle and Milliken to accelerate plastics recycling

USA - PureCycle Technologies, US based recycling firm has partnered Milliken & Company and food and drinks giant, Nestle to accelerate its plastic recycling operations. PureCycle said the collaboration advances its plans to open its first plant which will restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to ‘virgin-like’ quality with ‘a revolutionary recycling method’. The company utilizes…

Tyson Foods in partnership to trace beef using DNA technology

USA – World’s leading meat and poultry processor, Tyson Foods has partnered with DNA diagnostics company, IdentiGEN to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin. Tyson’s beef and pork subsidiary, Tyson Fresh Meats will utilize IdentiGEN’s signature DNA TraceBack® system to trace the cattle raised for Tyson’s Open Prairie®…

Arla accelerates commitment to achieve carbon net zero dairy with a focus on farms

DENMARK – Arla Foods has launched the ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% per kilo of milk over the next decade in line with the target to achieve carbon net zero dairy by 2050. Arla is working with its 10,300 farmer owners and is investing in research at the farm level through…

Danish Crown sets climate-neutral goals, to become most sustainable meat producer

DENMARK – Danish Crown has set the ambitious goal to create a completely climate-neutral value chain by 2050 in a race to become the world’s leading producer of sustainable meat. Danish Crown says this will be achieved by halving the company’s climate footprint per kilogramme of pork by 2030 through intensive commitment to making the…

Olam strengthens cocoa traceability with commitment to end deforestation in supply chain

SINGAPORE – Olam International has announced that it has achieved 100% traceability of its sustainable cocoa supply chain in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire and has committed to end deforestation in its entire global cocoa supply chain. The company said it is on track to achieve full traceability of its direct origination supply chain worldwide by…

KP Snacks partners TerraCycle to launch packaging recycling initiative in UK

UK – KP Snacks, British producer of branded snacks has partnered with the US-based recycling firm, TerraCycle to launch a nationwide recycling scheme for its products including nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels packets. The partners will work to promote recycling by setting up collection points in the UK. According to the company, the scheme is…

Tetra Pak launches Cube packaging to optimize space in distribution and storage

SWITZERLAND – The multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Classic® Aseptic 65ml Cube package designed to optimize the use of space in distribution and storage. The new packaging is uniquely designed with dimensions that allow every six packages to form a cube. According to Tetra Pak, the new package…