Dairy industry leaders remain upbeat about the role that producers and processers can play in tackling climate change, despite the failure of the Copenhagen climate summit to produce a substantive deal.
A processor of anaerobic digestion systems says it has developed a product that can now create energy from lactose-rich wastewater leftover from dairy production to meet global industry need for greener technology.
Manure and other waste products like leftover whey are heralding a new era for powering cheese production at one US dairy, however the jury is out on the cost and practical feasibility for wider rollouts across Europe.
US-based Andover Controls has formed a partnership with UK-based
HVAC specialist AEC to offer plant managers greater potential for
energy saving. There is growing awareness that food processors need
to manage their energy consumption...