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Europe pledges to make beverage packaging fully circular by 2030

By Rachel Arthur

UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe, a trade organization representing the non-alcoholic beverage sector, has set targets for European beverage packaging to be fully circular by 2030. This will be achieved by using rPET, refillable bottles, and boosting collection...

The first bottles will be produced at the blender next year. Pic:innocent

Innocent creates carbon neutral, ‘super-sustainable’ production site

By Rachel Arthur

Juice and smoothie maker innocent is building a $250m carbon neutral production site – dubbed ‘the blender’ – at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. With the first bottles due to come off the lines in 2021, innocent says the project is a symbol...

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CAC joins BEUC and targets improvement for consumers in Croatia

By Joseph James Whitworth

The head of the Croatian Alliance of Consumers (CAC) said it is looking forward to “being part of the big family” after it became the latest group to join the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC).

FQN's global recall gallery

Food Safety Recall round-up 8-15 December 2017

Recalls: Plastic, norovirus and wood

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Austria.

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