Environment

The report urges the food industry to act with urgency to tackle global environmental issues

What has the food industry achieved on sustainability?

By Rod Addy

Food industry leaders have united to tackle sustainability, health and food safety over the past year, despite significant challenges, but to make more progress they should be their 'own biggest critics'.

Couch: 'We continue to invest in the long-term sustainability of our business'

Cranswick acquisitions offer more growth in non-meat

By Michelle Perrett

Meat processor Cranswick has revealed the acquisition of plant-based Ramona’s Kitchen and Atlantica UK has created 'exciting opportunities' for further growth in its rapidly expanding Continental Products business.

Buttriss: 'Nutrition should also be central to discussions about how to transform diets and food systems'

UK food production needs transformation

By Michelle Perrett

UK food production needs to be transformed to achieve healthier and more sustainable diets, leading experts claimed at the British Nutrition Foundation’s (BNF's) annual day conference.

Bakkavor has secured a £13.3m asset finance deal to fund an overhaul of its refrigeratrion systems

Bakkavor £13.3m refrigeration investment

By James Ridler

Fresh prepared meals manufacturer Bakkavor has secured a £13.3m asset finance deal from HSBC UK to help fund an overhaul of its refrigeration systems.

DEFRA chief scientific adviser Gideon Henderson listed six areas in which producers could reduce their carbon impact

Environmental impact of food production: how can it be cut?

By James Ridler

Eating less protein, CO2 emissions labelling and gene editing were some solutions that could help reduce UK food producers’ environmental impact, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA’s) chief scientific advisor.

Arla UK has targeted 50% of its organic dairy business

Arla UK targets 50% growth of organic dairy business

By James Ridler

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has targeted a 50% growth of its organic dairy business in the next five years, supported by a new set of sustainability standards for its owner-farmers.

Investment in green meat initiatives could circumvent the need for alternative proteins as a replacement, claimed the BMPA

Alternative proteins not the answer to meat climate change issues

By James Ridler

UK Government should invest more time and money into proven ways to help reduce meat’s carbon footprint than focus on alternative proteins as a solution to climate change issues, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA)

Reducing water usage can be achieved by all businesses through simple methods, explained Norman

Managing water usage at Suntory

By James Ridler

Suntory Beverage & Food Europe head of sustainability gives advice on how to cut down water usage in the factory in this exclusive podcast.