Environment

David Moore is its first group head of ESG.

Compleat Food Group appoints first group head of ESG

By Michelle Perrett

The Compleat Food Group (TCFG) is making a major investment in its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance factors) capabilities with the appointment of David Moore as its first group head of ESG.

Morrisons to offer own-label suppliers software to measure, track and forecast their operational carbon emissions.

Morrisons focuses on sustainability with suppliers

By Michelle Perrett

Morrisons is to offer 400 of its own-label suppliers access to a new industry-leading software platform that can accurately measure, track and forecast their operational carbon emissions.

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Lean & Green Webinar: Less than a month to go

By Gwen Ridler

There’s less than a month left to sign up for the next free, online Food Manufacture webinar, Lean & Green: Save Costs and the Planet, on 19 January 2022.

KP Snacks brands include Tyrrells crisps

KP Snacks develops green farming practices

By Michelle Perrett

KP Snacks is to scale up its regenerative farming practices as part of its partnership with agricultural sustainability experts Future Food Solutions.

Don't miss your chance to have your voice heard in our State of the Nation survey

Last chance to contribute to industry research

By Rod Addy

Senior industry personnel have less than a week to make their voice heard and outline their business’ expectations, aims and activities in 2020 in Food Manufacture’s exclusive State of the Nation survey.

Kantar questioned more than 1,200 UK consumers between the ages of 16 and 65+ about their concerns on a range of environmental issues

Government inaction provides environmental chances for food firms

By Dan Colombini


A lack of support at Government level has provided food manufacturers with “a huge opportunity” to boost their environmental footprints after recent data revealed dwindling support for certain brands as a result of their policies on the issues.

Over the past few years, many firms have announced key initiatives to limit environmental damage.

Food firms urged to ‘step up’ to climate change

By Dan Colombini

Food manufacturers must significantly improve their efforts to limit their carbon footprint despite recent success to allay climate change fears, according to environmental groups.

The FDF has pressured the Government to commit to net zero emissions

FDF presses Government on net zero

By Rod Addy

The Government’s promise to cut UK greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 must now be fleshed out, with concrete plans set forth on how to achieve that goal.

Ice pigging cleans out pipes at Yeo Valley

Ice pigging cleans out pipes at Yeo Valley

Many dairy processors could make big savings by moving away from traditional methods for cleaning their pipework and choosing an environmentally friendly system called ‘ice pigging’, a patented technology offered by Aqualogy Environment.

Environmentally damaging packaging chemicals to be a thing of the past

A coat of eco-friendly colours

Packaging coatings based on environmentally damaging petrochemicals could become a thing of the past, if a new plant-based food packaging coating takes off.

Industry staves off its critics

Industry staves off its critics

Packaging industry champions have defended its record on self-promotion and the environment in the face of criticism from experts in branding and consumer issues. The high-profile legal threat to Sainsbury’s ‘overpackaged’ joint of meat set the scene...

Make a clean sweep of hygiene

Make a clean sweep of hygiene

Kerrs Bakery is Scotland's main producer of caramel shortcakes. From modest beginnings this company has steadily expanded and, to cope with increased...

A green appointment for Dairy UK

A green appointment for Dairy UK

Dairy UK has appointed a new environment manager to lead work on energy saving in the dairy sector. Maria Wasley has already started work and is...

Icebergs on the horizon for meat processors

Icebergs on the horizon for meat processors

By Rick Pendrous

Meat processors face challenging times ahead with public health, overseas competition and environmental issues having an increasingly important...

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