With heightened pressure to meet stricter environmental controls in manufacturing operations, the dairy industry must find ways to balance demands across the supply chain with consistent production.
The adoption of thermoforming technology to manufacture milk bottle caps could help to reduce the US dairy industry’s carbon footprint, researchers from the University of Arkansas have claimed.
German research institute, Fraunhofer, is leading a project to engineer an electrochemical water treatment system for dairy processors – a development it expects will be offer greater efficiency in terms...
Aseptic processing and packaging is a ‘strong and growing series of technologies’, despite being much more complex than canning or traditional terminal sterilization, according to a leading expert.
Our free online event, Aseptic Technology 2013, brings together leading suppliers, brand owners and specialists including GEA, Sidel, Solvay, Coca-Cola Hellenic and Zenith International.
There is no ‘magic ingredient’ dairy producers can use to counteract changes in product stability resulting from pressure to cut sugars, salt and fat, although newer non-thermal processes can help,...
The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.
Oxfam will step up its campaign to improve the treatment of people and resources that form part of the supply chain of the world’s biggest food conglomerates, after it cast...
Unilever and Nestlé say Oxfam missed an opportunity for a wider and more comprehensive debate about food ethics after the NGO published a damning report on the supply chains of...
Associated British Foods – worst-in-class in an Oxfam report critical of 10 food giants for essentially operating under a corporate social responsibility (CSR) “veil of secrecy” – has hit back, slamming the...
An EU project is aiming to produce cellulose-based materials to be used in modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), to replace traditional oil-based substances.
Eighteen Dean Foods dairy processing plants have been recognised by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their environmental efforts.
Dairy UK has signed an agreement to become an official partner to the Federation House Commitment (FHC) – a voluntary commitment to reduce water use.
Register now for free access to today's first ever online event devoted to Operational Efficiency in food and beverage processing, organized by FoodProductionDaily.com and William Reed Business Media.
SIG Combibloc has launched a screwtop version of its combibloc EcoPlus carton for long-life milk and dairy products, which was first launched in August 2010 without a closure.
GEA TDS tells BeverageDaily.com that its new beverage deaeration technology for beverages and milks can help manufacturers achieve ‘drastic savings’ in terms of steam, water, energy and thus money.
A snack bar next to the Musée de Louvre in Paris will be the site of the first outlet selling products in edible packaging from WikiCell Designs, the company behind...
Arla Foods UK hopes to cut the distance it travels to collect raw milk and deliver finished products through the introduction of a half milk tanker, half refrigerated container hybrid.
Responsibility for the reduction of dairy product wastage lies with supply chain figures as well as consumers, the European Dairy Association (EDA) has claimed.
The UK dairy industry’s “pro-active” attitude to carbon emissions has put it years ahead of government carbon footprint targets, according to the Carbon Trust.
Dairy supply chain sustainability, at farm and processor level, is a priority for blue chip firms, Irish dairy giant Glanbia has claimed.
Müller Dairy UK and Müller-owned Robert Wiseman Dairies have promised a “substantial increase” in the price they pay to their dairy farmer suppliers for milk.
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has introduced a new programme intended to cement the reputation of the Irish food industry as a world leader in sustainability.
New Zealand is pushing Chinese officials to take action following revelations that some infant formula manufacturers in the country have been trying to pass off their products as New Zealand-made.
Belgian printing company Verstraete claims there is a lot of interest from potential customers as it prepares to roll out its novel super-transparent label across Europe and North America.
A new Finnish study suggests that xylans and mannans, plant cell wall polysaccharides derived from agricultural and forestry sidestreams, could replace starch as a base material for biodegradable packaging.