German dairy processing giant Deutsches Milchkontor (DMK) has published its first sustainability report and says it aims to express sustainability ‘more as a part of our corporate culture’.
Asda has exceeded a 10% carbon emission reduction target for 2015 through the elimination of 17 million miles from its supply chain to date, according to figures released by the UK retailer.
As part of our special edition newsletter examining supply chain sustainability, FoodProductionDaily.com spoke to Jan Dalsgaard Johannesen, corporate environmental director at Arla Foods, about specific challenges facing the dairy sector....
The incorporation of sustainability throughout the supply chain involves constant innovation, commitment from company leadership and a realization that it is an indefinite process, said Datamonitor.
A new report into UK High-density polyethylene (HPDE) recycling rates has revealed that milk bottle recycling rates hit a high of 76 per cent during 2010, but 20,000 tonnes of...
Fonterra chairman Henry van der Heyden believes that the current dairy boom in China and India that has underpinned rising prices for products worldwide will continue.
The operators of the first dairy to be built in Wales for 75 years say they have earmarked the sales potential of added-value ingredients in addition to cow’s milk.
The results of collaborative efforts across the worldwide dairy sector to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions have been revealed during the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit in Italy.
It is vital to counter negative public perceptions of dairy products amidst world consumers, according to the International Dairy Federation’s (IDF’s) scientific programme chair.
Tetra Pak president and CEO Dennis Jönsson has admitted that his company didn’t do enough to raise awareness of the recycling potential of cartons during their crucial formative years in...
49 per cent of milk produced within Wales is shipped to England for processing before it is returned to its country of origin for sale by retailers and wholesalers as...
New global guidelines on packaging sustainability will help companies reduce their carbon footprint while boosting efficiency and spur more effective communication between players throughout the supply chain, said Unilever’s Nigel...
Following the launch of Danone’s ‘green plastic’ plant-based bottle for its drinking yoghurt brand, the firm said it plans to roll out the packaging in other European countries.
A well-placed dairy industry source has attacked Arla for publishing what he describes as ‘greenwash’ in its 2011 report detailing progress on environmental targets.
Testing and laboratory initiatives can significantly advance the cause of sustainability in the dairy sector, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) has concluded following an event it held last week.
Little industry interest in scaling up alternatives to the energy intensive conventional stoving method for jellies parked a UK agency’s bid to develop a microwave based method but low carbon...
In recent years there has been an ongoing war of words between industry players from different packaging formats over which has the lightest carbon footprint.
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) is supporting research into camel, buffalo and other unusual dairy products as they slowly eat into the cow-held monopoly of the global market.
Danone is taking a lead in the use of bioplastics for yoghurt packaging as higher volumes promise to make prices more attractive, according to European Bioplastics.
Tetra Pak has unveiled a new set of environmental targets, including a goal to keep carbon emissions from increasing beyond 2010 levels through to 2020.
Specific sustainability jobs may be rare in the food industry but gaining environmental expertise can give professionals an edge in an increasingly competitive job market.
Dairy UK is hosting a conference next week with speakers from inside and outside the industry to explore the impact of dairy on sustainability, nutrition and the environment.
Unilever is to create “green energy” at its Ben and Jerry’s ice cream factory in Holland by installing a bio-digester which converts natural waste products into gas.
European policy makers need to be aware that taking conflicting approaches on sustainability could affect the free flow of packaged goods, according to the managing director of Europen.
Talking from the Brau Beviale trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, Rexam executive John Revess outlined the lobbying and marketing work needed to improve the environmental image of the beverage can.