The EU uses environmentally friendly fuels like ethanol and biodiesel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). But the vegetable oils that make up EU biodiesel are facing high demand and a higher carbon tax, resulting in price increases for butter.
New analysis from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) demonstrates a decrease in dairy emissions intensity. The study was commissioned by the Dairy Sustainability Framework (DSF).
Sustainability is no longer a buzzword for US dairy processors, it has become a necessary part of their business to drive growth and meet customers’ environmental expectations, but the process of measuring their greenhouse gas emissions can be a daunting...
Many multinational food and beverage brands are missing their biggest chance to address climate risks, according to the global non-profit group CDP, which says companies need to work closer with suppliers to improve agricultural emissions.
Fonterra and Stonyfield Farm are this month outlining eco-commitments they claim can, or are already, improving their operational sustainability through focuses such a cutting packaging waste or cow burps respectively.
Ongoing talks in the US over a potential tax on methane emissions from dairy cows and other livestock farming is unlikely to be rolled-out globally and would not be welcomed within European dairy, according to one industry expert.
A low temperature refrigerant that is non-ozone depleting,
non-flammable and non-toxic has just been assigned an ASHRAE
number. Could this be the cost-effective solution to help
manufacturers reduce emission levels? Anthony Fletcher...