Anaerobic Digestion

Meat producer adopts anaerobic digestion

Leicester farm is latest to adopt AD

Being able to combine farm and food waste made arable, beef and pig producer A C Shropshire in Leicester a suitable candidate for the installation of an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant. Previously manure was stored in large tanks being applied to the arable...

Increased food production will put water resources under increasing pressure

Dark skies ahead

By Laurence Gibbons

Experts are advising governments and industry to take action against an impending water crisis, reports Laurence Gibbons

Food waste is a valuable commodity and a lot of manufacturers understand that

Leaders digest

By David Burrows

Winning formulas for waste reap rewards, reports David Burrows

Incentives have doubled anaerobic digestion capacity

Policy change could force waste rethink

By David Burrows

Changes to government incentive schemes could force food manufacturers looking to generate their own energy from waste into a rethink.

Making it pay

Making it pay

Foodex 2012, the UK show for food and drink processing, packaging and logistics will take place at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre (NEC) from March 25 to 27.

Waste matters

Waste matters

By David Burrows

Would you buy a bottle of whisky called anaerobic digestion? Probably not. But it was out there, for a time, compliments of the Bruichladdich distillery in the Hebredean Isle of Islay, Scotland. You can still pick up a bottle online for just under £100.


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