Environment

Bauer-Plank: 'Food waste is a growing humanitarian and environmental crisis'

Unilever outlines ambitious plans to curb food waste

By Rod Addy

Unilever has outlined ambitious plans to halve food waste by 2025 as part of wider social and environmental ambitions. Food Manufacture caught up with Unilever/Hellmann’s global vice-president Christina Bauer-Plank to explain more.

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Food industry trends

Food industry trends for 2021

By Jerome Smail

Key industry figures predict where the challenges and opportunities will be found in 2021.

The road to net zero is long, but businesses must think now about how they will make the journey

Legal opinion

Moving to net zero greenhouse gas emissions

By Ben Sheppard & Graham Mackenzie

The Government is set to unveil its plan designed to put the UK on track for a zero emissions economy in the coming weeks.

Businesses said the climate of uncertainty was hampering investment to tackle climate change

Brexit and COVID-19 hindering green projects

By Rod Addy

Food industry environmental initiatives are being hampered by the financial impact of COVID-19 and uncertainties surrounding the UK's relationship with the EU after the Brexit transition period, according to an industry survey.

The project involved stakeholders ranging from Yorkshire Water to Future Food Solutions

Bird’s Eye builds sustainable crop production

By Rod Addy

The year before the 75th anniversary of Birds Eye peas in the UK, James Hopwood, UK agriculture manager and Steve Cann, director of Food Solutions, detail an important environmental project.

Policing the pollution of watercourses is fraught with difficulties

Food processors face environmental permit probe

By James Ridler

A total of 52 companies with permits to discharge effluent from food into rivers and streams are being investigated by the Environment Agency (EA) for possibly polluting watercourses.

Alpro has unveiled its green pledges

Alpro invests in Kettering site and unveils green pledges

By Michelle Perrett

Plant-based food and drink manufacturer Alpro has unveiled plans to invest €30m in its factories as it publishes a five-year health and sustainability action plan, entitled ‘Feeding the Future With Plants’.

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