Sustainability

Ben & Jerry’s to eliminate plastic from all Scoop Shops

By Beth Newhart

Following the example of many other high-profile companies, Ben & Jerry’s has announced plans to combat the environmental effects of single-use plastic. It will be removed from its Scoop Shop locations worldwide by the end of 2020.

“People just have to be willing to take 60 seconds to make it.

Modest Mylk ditches the carton for sustainable nut beverage bases

By Beth Newhart

A new make-your-own nut-based milk alternative is hitting the market this month. Modest Mylk is a nut paste sold in glass jars designed to blend with water into a ‘milk-like’ beverage, which the company says is more sustainable and affordable than conventional...

A new report on sustainable diets recommends a daily dairy intake of 250g, which the chief executive of Dairy UK, Judith Bryans, says is

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

By Jim Cornall

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health has published a report, Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems, which is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy...

Up to two thirds of Lidl's core products are sourced from UK suppliers.

Lidl UK announces dairy partnership with Müller

By Jim Cornall

Grocery chain Lidl UK has announced it has launched a Grassroots Dairy Partnership, with Müller Milk & Ingredients, which marks the latest development in their work together to secure a sustainable end-to-end dairy supply chain, from the grassroots...

New evidence suggests any kind of light can spoil dairy products

By Beth Newhart

Light protection services and certification company Noluma has released new research that tackles the effects of light exposure on milk and other dairy products. Vitamin A, vitamin D and riboflavin levels in milk all begin to deplete after just two hours.

“This bill is a strong start to addressing the issues our producers are facing right now, particularly our dairy farmers.

Pending farm bill has big implications for dairy

By Beth Newhart

The US is close to passing a landmark $867bn farm bill after months of negotiation and compromise. It has already passed the Senate and the House and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump within the coming days.

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