Climate Change

A tea plantation in Bandung, Indonesia. Pic: getty/antosetiawan

Tea production rises: but FAO warns of climate change threat

By Rachel Arthur

Global production of black tea is projected to rise annually by 2.2% over the next decade, while green tea is predicted to grow by 7.5% a year. But tea is highly sensitive to changes in growing conditions – and many tea-growing countries will be ‘heavily...

Coca-Cola HBC Carbon Disclosure Project

Jumps from B to A rating in Carbon Disclosure Project

Coca-Cola HBC to rebrand its cold drink equipment in 2015

By Jenny Eagle

HFC-free coolers, investing €3m in energy saving programmes, such as installing LED lighting across plants in nine countries and expanding the Russian sugar beet industry, to avoid sugar imports, are some of the initiatives Coca-Cola Hellenic (HBC) put...

Jellies emission heavy says Carbon Trust

Special Edition: alternatives to carbon heavy processes

Stoving eco project flounders but dairy and bakery go green

By Jane Byrne

Little industry interest in scaling up alternatives to the energy intensive conventional stoving method for jellies parked a UK agency’s bid to develop a microwave based method but low carbon technology projects in dairy and bakery are taking off.

The weather excuse

Weekly Comment

The weather excuse

With all the threats facing food and beverage production -- from
contamination in the food chain, to rising input prices --
there appears to be one menace that towers above the rest, namely
'The Weather'.

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