Environment - Articles and news items
Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…
Industry news • 25 November 2016 • Elsevier
From Britain to Mexico, countries are considering sugar taxes to reduce consumption and curb the global obesity epidemic. Indian researchers might have found a use for sugarcane waste…
Industry news • 15 November 2016 • New Food
Fonterra farmers to receive nitrogen reports for the 2015/16 season, a programme that enables farmers to maximise the benefits of nutrient use…
Agricultural landscapes in Germany have lost much of their sustainability and diversity, dominated by crops such as maize and rapeseed today…
Blogs • 8 September 2016 • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)
In this study the University of Illinois compare how West African sorghum crop yields will fare in the higher temperatures and higher CO2 of the future and if specific farming management practices are adopted…
Vincenzo Calabrese, Wageningen University discusses the importance of cellulose to the food industry as a potential environmentally-friendly ‘natural’ optimiser…
Issue 6 2015 • 9 December 2015 • Kirsten Hesla, Commercial Food Service Programme Manager, EPA’s ENERGY STAR Programme
Commercial kitchens are extremely energy intensive. These establishments encompass everything from restaurants and bars, to school kitchens and hotels, to high volume quick-service restaurants. They can consume between 5-7 times more energy per square foot than other commercial buildings. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR programme estimates that a single commercial kitchen appliance consumes more energy than an entire home; the annual energy consumption of a standard electric deep fat fryer is more than an average U.S. household’s electricity use for a whole year!
Featured news • 12 October 2015 • Bioconnections
Applicable to clinical, veterinary, environmental and foodstuff specimens or samples the following methodology provides for sensitive and specific isolation, identification and confirmation of your Salmonella isolates…
Featured news • 26 August 2015 • GLOBALG.A.P.
The Responsible Operations Standard (ROS), puts feed mills at the forefront of sustainability…
Industry news • 4 December 2014 • Nestlé
Freezers are so commonplace in our homes, supermarkets and factories, few of us give them a second thought…
As one of the world’s largest brewers, with brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents, SABMiller takes its responsibilities seriously, especially when it comes to sustainable development. In 2009, the company announced its intentions to reduce its fossil fuel emissions on its beers by fifty per cent per litre of beer that they produce. They are also working with WWF on water footprinting to better understand how to manage the resource which is so vital to the business
Unilever is one of the leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods, with products on sale in over 170 countries. Our portfolio of foods, home and personal care brands is trusted by consumers the world over. On any given day, two billion people use our products. Unilever business and brands have impact at every stage of their lifecycle; in sourcing raw materials, packaging, manufacture, distribution, consumer use and disposal. Towards the end of 2009, we launched a new vision to double the size of our business while reducing its overall environmental impact across the entire value chain.
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