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New Zealand dairy farming’s water use under scrutiny

By Oliver Morrison

New Zealand is facing new questions about the impact of its dairy system after research claimed that every litre of dairy milk produced in Canterbury can require up to 11,000 litres of water to dilute the pollution from its production.

Fonterra is turning dairy waste from its Edendale plant into fertilizer for local farmers

Fonterra generates fertilizer from wastewater

By Jim Cornall

New wastewater treatment technology at Fonterra’s Edendale site in New Zealand is turning dairy waste into fertilizer that is being used on local pastures. 

Innovation in RFID and colour changing bags

Trade association highlights packaging innovation

By Rod Addy

Breakthroughs in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, colour changing film and packaging designed to extend shelf life are some of the latest innovations highlighted by the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association.

Water wastage syndrome

Weekly comment

Water wastage syndrome

Praise where praise is due. And it is certainly due for one
small-time drinks firm in southern Britain, which is spear-heading
answers to global water shortages that threaten to wreak havoc on
food producers everywhere.

Kofola opts for PET bottles

Kofola opts for PET bottles

Leading East European drinks manufacturer Kofola has selected PET
preforms from Amcor PET Packaging for two of its juice and mineral
water brands, a move designed to bring the same brand values and
image to the take-home sector as...