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.
Food packaging companies must implement sustainable environmental strategies or risk income falls of more than 30 per cent by 2013 and nearly 50 per cent by 2018, warns a new study from the environmental think-tank World Resources Institute and management...
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.
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
Following last summer's heatwave and subsequent dwindling supplies
of cereals, farmers have been encouraged to prepare early for this
year's growing season to try and mitigate the increasingly damaging
effect of climate...
Coffeehouse icon Starbucks will buy five per cent of its energy for
US stores from renewable sources as the firm takes a lead on
climate change and lays down the gauntlet for other big players to
follow suit, reports Chris Mercer.