Big food is turning its innovation engine towards developing sustainable solutions - and plastic packaging is a top priority, representatives from Coca Cola Partners Iberia, McDonald’s, Capsa Food, Damm and Nomen Foods told a conference in Spain.
Colruyt Group's Bio-Planet supermarket banner launched the first herbs grown in its own vertical farm facility - with further produce in the pipeline. Meanwhile, PepsiCo outlined one possible response to the plastic packaging problem when it introduced...
The Food and Drink Federation has complained that the UK’s newly announced plastic tax will penalise food and beverage producers and called for efforts to instead improve the country’s recycling infrastructure.
Rising public awareness of the problem of plastic pollution can help polymers such as polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) make more headway in the food sector, believes Mark Lapping, CEO of PVOH polymer manufacturer Aquapak.
UK supermarkets that fail to take action to improve the nation’s diet are in danger of losing investor confidence, a report claims. But what responsibility, if any, do supermarkets have in bettering the health of their customers?