Sustainable growth is proving to be a key concern for all players in the food supply chain, with a report this week from Danisco on its waste and energy saving initiatives and a US dairy industry-wide action plan on carbon emissions.
As the UK's Carbon Trust initiates a scheme to reward companies for genuine carbon emission reduction, a new study will determine how influential a company's sustainability image is in terms of consumers' purchasing decisions.
A one day conference organised by the Food and Drink Federation
(FDF) and the London Technology Network (LTN) was held last week to
encourage food and drinks companies to share their knowledge and
experience on making the industry...
A computer model has been developed to improve the long-term
storage of fleshy fruit under controlled atmospheres, according to
a report published by researchers at the Catholic University of
Leuven in Belgium.
As consumer demand for exotic superfruits increases, so will the
impact of transport on the environment. But as policy makers and
green campaigners devise more ways of monitoring greenhouse gases,
who will win the environmental tug...