Sustainability

Dairy Dialog podcast 88: Nutricia, FAIRR, Mettler Toledo, MVP Dairy

Dairy Dialog podcast 88: Nutricia, FAIRR, Mettler Toledo, MVP Dairy

By Jim Cornall

This week, guests on the podcast are Patrick Kamphuis, senior medical affairs director at Nutricia; Teni Ekundare, investor outreach manager, UK & Northern Europe, FAIRR Initiative; Frank Borrmann, market manager SBU Checkweighing, Mettler Toledo;...

This is the third regenerative agriculture pilot the company has launched – and the first for its dairy ingredient supply.  Pic: Getty Images/Matt Anderson

General Mills launches regenerative dairy pilot in Michigan

By Jim Cornall

General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, has announced the start of a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, a key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply.

SIG’s paper straws can be used with SIG’s recyclable carton packs, which are mainly made of renewable paper board. Pic: SIG/Intermarché

SIG’s recyclable straws hit the shelves

By Jim Cornall

Swiss-headquartered SIG’s fully recyclable and renewable paper straw solution for aseptic carton packs is being launched for the first time in Europe by French retail group Intermarché.

The new packaging is currently available for the fresh dairy category. Pic: Elopak

Elopak launches Pure-Pak Imagine

By Jim Cornall

Elopak, a global supplier of carton packaging and filling equipment for liquid food, has launched the Pure-Pak Imagine, which the company said is its most environmentally-friendly carton to date.

Since 2011, Tetra Pak has invested more than €16m ($18.2m) million in energy efficiency. Pic: Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has announced an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030 target of net zero carbon emissions across its own operations.

MVP Dairy completed the certification earlier this year. Pic: MVP Dairy

MVP Dairy receives B Corp certification

By Jim Cornall

Ohio-based MVP Dairy LLC has earned B Corp TM Certification from the nonprofit B Lab, becoming one of the few dairy farms in the world to achieve this certification.

Logoplaste Mealhada, a preform and PET container production hub for Portugal and Spain, recently finished the implementation of a sun powered electric energy production solution to reduce 500 tons of CO2 emissions per year.

Biomimicry 3.8 and Logoplaste join forces

By Jim Cornall

Logoplaste, which provides sustainable rigid plastic packaging solutions for the dairy industry, among others, is partnering with Biomimicry 3.8 on a project to design plants for the future that are carbon neutral and regenerative.

Dairy Dialog podcast 84: Tetra Pak, Hälsa Foods, IFT, YPACK

Dairy Dialog podcast 84: Tetra Pak, Hälsa Foods, IFT, YPACK

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s Dairy Dialog podcast, our guests are Jan Lindqvist, food technologist at Tetra Pak; Hälsa’s CEO, Mika Manninen; Thomas Burke, food safety scientist at the Institute of Food Technologists; and Dr José María Lagarón, YPACK project coordinator.

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