Swiss dairy company Emmi has committed to reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25% by 2020. With the connection of Mittelland Molkerei in Suhr to the local district heating network, the company said it is taking a step towards achieving this target.
French dairy-to-drinks giant Danone has signalled its intention to “sharpen” its focus on regenerative agriculture as a way to “broadly reduce emissions” in the future and respond to consumer demand for “naturality and transparency”.
Animal agriculture in the US is often criticized for its heavy environmental impact, but data from the National Dairy Council tells a very different story – one of farmers using technology to improve the sustainability of their lands and dairy production....
Henk Kamp, the Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs, has given €130m ($155m) SDE+ (Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production) subsidy to Cooperative Jumpstart for the installation of 103 manure monofermentation systems at dairy farms.
Unilever admits it is difficult to obtain hydrocarbon (HC) gases in certain regions in the quantities and quality required, as the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces a second Refrigeration Resolution.
Joseph Gallo Farms, maker of Joseph Farms Cheese, has unveiled a new two megawatt (MW) solar array, the largest privately owned system installed on a California dairy, as part of its mission to becoming a net zero energy dairy farm.
Palsgaard, which makes emulsifier/stabilizer blends, which are used in products from cake mixes to chocolate, confectionery, dairy and ice cream, is the first Danish food producer to achieve CO2-neutrality.
Heineken, SAB Miller, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlè & PepsiCo.
Members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) have completed a five-year project to install low carbon refrigeration systems in over 4,000 supermarkets, four million ice cream and drinks chiller units and industrial plants worldwide.
Tetra Pak is set to enter into an supply agreement with Brazilian sugar cane-based biopolymer producer, Braskem - a deal the Switzerland-based firm has heralded as a "further step" in the development of 100% renewable packaging.
Unilever and Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina have expanded their existing sustainability partnership with a pledge to co-operate on development and innovation while promoting sustainable production, packaging, and logistics.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) under pressure could rise to the top in terms of alternatives to conventional heat treatments for liquids but must be used in unison with stress inducers such as modified atmosphere packaging and lower pH to render microbes ineffective...
The dairy sector as a whole is responsible for 4 per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with the vast majority coming from production, according to a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report.
You can try your best to avoid it, but when it comes to measuring carbon footprint, almost everything we do these days, either as a business or individuals, is likely to have a negative impact on the environment.
As consumers seek out food with a reduced carbon footprint, some experts believe a dietary shift from red meat and dairy consumption may be more effective than turning to locally sourced products, suggests new analysis.
Less downtime, more accurate shelf life forecasts and reduced food spoilage are promised for a new calibration package, incorporating both hardware and software, from US-based Mocon, manufacturer of headspace gas analyzers for packaging.
Witt has launched the latest generation of its cordless and handheld gas analysers, version 6.0 of its Oxybaby model, which is due to hit the market in a few weeks and could help extend a product’s shelf life.
As the UK's Carbon Trust initiates a scheme to reward companies for genuine carbon emission reduction, a new study will determine how influential a company's sustainability image is in terms of consumers' purchasing decisions.