All news articles for December 2021

41% of shoppers reported adopting reusable grocery packaging to cut their environmental impact

IGD report backs industry's green packaging aims

By Rod Addy

The Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) has launched consumer research to encourage the food and consumer goods industry to halve the environmental impact of all packaging by 2030.

Efficient and renewable use of energy, water and other resources can help cut food manufacturers' bills

Lean & green: save costs and the planet

By Rod Addy

How can food and drink manufacturers offset rising production costs through increased efficiency and better use of resources, including renewable energy? That's the topic of the next Food Manufacture webinar.

QR codes will feature on packaging, providing carbon data for specific meals

Ready meals company claims carbon neutral status

By Rod Addy

Ready meals supplier Wild Hare Group has officially claimed carbon neutrality based on a full life cycle analysis (LCA) as it continues its quest to be a net zero food manufacturer.

Foster (pictured) defended the skilled worker visa and questioned producers' need for labour

Home Office deflects blame for UK labour crisis

By James Ridler

Home Office minister for safe and legal migration Kevin Foster has been criticised for deflecting the blame for the UK labour crisis and not listening to the struggles with recruitment across the pork and poultry sectors.