The Food and Drink Federation has complained that the UK’s newly announced plastic tax will penalise food and beverage producers and called for efforts to instead improve the country’s recycling infrastructure.
Nestlé is launching a new variety of Nesquik in Europe. In a move indicative of its global commitments on single-use plastics, Nestlé is rolling Nesquik All Natural out in an innovative new paper packaging material that is plastic-free and fully recyclable.
EU auditors said the European Commission’s efforts to tackle food waste have lacked effort, coordination, been fragmented and intermittent - and without even a real definition of food waste, in a report released yesterday.
Research by the University of Aberdeen in Scotland suggests that while food price hikes have reduced the amount bought by the public, an equal reduction in food waste has kept overall food intake constant.