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First Milk is a dairy cooperative owned by its farmer members

Food Man Talks

First Milk invests £5m to boost dairy factories' performance

By Rod Addy

First Milk is investing £5m this financial year to boost capacity and meet environmental goals, chief executive Shelagh Hancock and chief financial officer Greg Jardine reveal in this exclusive Food Man Talks video podcast.

Tennent's: Two 25 tonne tanks were lifted 60 metres above Wellpark Brewery’s silos

Tennent’s Brewery invests £2.6M in carbon capture

By Michelle Perrett

Tennent’s, the Scottish brewer owned by C&C Group, has invested £2.6m to install a carbon capture facility at Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery, allowing it to capture more than 4,200 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.

Boredom, anxiety, stress and an inability to travel to supermarkets have sparked a rise in unhealthy eating during the coronavirus pandemic

Boredom sparks decline in healthy eating

By James Ridler

Nearly two-thirds of people in Britain have attributed the main reason for eating less healthily than usual during the coronavirus lockdown to boredom, according to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF).

Renewable energy forms part of ADM's commitment to sustainability. Picture from iStock

ADM announces sustainability scheme

By James Ridler

Ingredients manufacturer ADM has revealed plans to reduce its carbon footprint and save enough electricity to charge every single mobile phone on the planet 250 times.

For every 100g of seafood, consumers are consuming an extra 170g of wild fish, according to Changing Markets Foundation

Fish supply chain faces lack of consumer awareness

By James Ridler

UK shoppers unknowingly consumed 177,000 tonnes of wild fish in 2019 as retailers failed to properly set up supply-chain standards to reduce the impact of farmed fish diets on wild ocean ecosystems.

The AHDB has hit back at claims that giving up meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet

AHDB hits back at BBC meat claims

By James Ridler

Claims that reducing meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet have been denounced by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Environmental and sustainability issues are now paramount to consumers according to food bosses

Business Leaders' Forum

Environment tops shopper concerns, firms claim

By Rod Addy

Shoppers see green issues as paramount, according to nine out of ten bosses of food and drink processors, responding to Food Manufacture’s State of The Industry survey.

Key takeaways from the Business Leaders’ Forum

Key takeaways from the Business Leaders’ Forum

By James Ridler

Energy, sustainability and the environment were the key takeaways from this year’s Business Leaders’ Forum from Food Manufacture, according to associate sponsor EDF.

The UK reduced food waste by 480k tonnes between 2015 and 2018

Significant drop in food waste

By James Ridler

Food waste in the UK fell by 480,000t between 2015 and 2018, according to a new report from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

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