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Work has begun on the Haverfordwest effluent treatment plant

First Milk investment soured by Wrexham’s fate

By Rod Addy

Dairy cooperative First Milk faced bitter sweet developments this week, with news of green investment in its Haverfordwest creamery in Pembrokeshire soured by confirmation it would close its Wrexham cheese packing plant.

Simon Coveney: “We have ambitious targets that are alien to the thinking of other European countries, which see agriculture and food as a stagnant industry

Ireland to intensify food production to boost exports

By Lorraine Mullaney

The Irish government has unveiled ambitious plans to intensify sustainable food production for export. The aim is to boost its economy and help remedy food shortages around the world.

Professor David Reay lead the study

Stop wasting 360,000t of milk and save 100,000t of emissions

By Lorraine Mullaney

The UK pours 360,000t of milk down the drain each year, wasting the 100,000t of carbon dioxide produced by making it. Stopping this waste would be equivalent to taking 20,000 cars a year off the road, according to a study by Scottish scientists.

Excuse me! Cattle burping and flatulence accounted for nearly half (40%) of carbon emissions from milk production

DairyCo funds benchmark for carbon reduction

By Freddie Dawson

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the dairy supply chain should become easier thanks to a new benchmark certified by the Carbon Trust and detailed in a report funded by levy-funded dairy farming organisation DairyCo.

Meaty potential: The Dutch scientists claim their research could boost the energy efficiency of meat production while cutting its environmental impact

Synthetic meat moves closer after Dutch research

By Mike Stones

Environment-friendly synthetic meat has moved a step closer with the publication of research detailing how Dutch scientists used stem cells to create strips of muscle tissue.

Rise of greener hardstocks

Rise of greener hardstocks

By Rod Addy

European processors can access greener hardstocks, requiring far less heat and generating far less waste water, thanks to developments by Sime Darby Unimills.

WRAP raps UK food waste

WRAP raps UK food waste

By Ben Bouckley

5.3m tonnes of UK food is wasted each year, representing 3% of the UK’s domestic greenhouse gas emissions, a new report from Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) claims.

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