Sustainability

Tests are currently under way for the dairy industry to see how PET can tolerate temperatures of up to 120C during HTS.  Pic: Greiner Packaging

Greiner Packaging extends range of recycled materials

By Jim Cornall

While polypropylene (PP) and polystyrene (PS) are the most commonly used materials in the dairy packaging industry, some of the recyclates from both materials still lack approval for use in food packaging and have only limited availability.

Dairy Dialog podcast 107: Tate & Lyle, Kerry, NZMP.  Pics: Tate & Lyle; Getty Images/jchizhe; Getty Images/mel-nik

Dairy Dialog podcast 107: Tate & Lyle, Kerry, NZMP

By Jim Cornall

This week on the Dairy Dialog podcast, we have three interviews alongside our regular look at the global dairy markets, with Liam Fenton at StoneX. Our guests are Kavita Karnik, Tate & Lyle VP of global nutrition and open innovation; Aaron Fanning,...

Fonterra switched its Te Awamutu site to wood pellets, which will reduce coal use by almost 10%. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra said it has achieved its most encouraging sustainability results since starting annual reporting four years ago, but insists it is staying focused on what still needs to be done to reach its long-term targets.

The machine uses a refrigeration technology to rapidly freeze shelf-stable food and beverage formulations in single-serve recyclable ColdSnap pods that do not require refrigeration or preparation. Pic: Sigma Phase, Corp.

ColdSnap launched for single-serve ice cream

By Jim Cornall

US company Sigma Phase, Corp. has launched the ColdSnap rapid freezing appliance that produces personalized single servings of ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen cocktails, smoothies, and frozen coffee in one to two minutes.

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