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Guida's Dairies reduces carbon footprint with new fleet
By FBR Staff Writer
Guida's Dairies has upgraded its fleet with a total of 19 vehicles that are equipped with a new technology, which lowers NOx emissions to near zero levels.
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Kroger announces commitment to source sustainable palm oil
By FBR Staff Writer
American retailer The Kroger Co has announced its commitment to source sustainable palm oil by the end of 2015.
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IDB to provide funding to support sustainable farming methods in Brazil
By FBR Staff Writer
The Inter – American Development Bank (IDB) will provide Brazil with a funding to support sustainable farming methods in the states critical to country’s biomass.
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Biogen to set up food waste recycling plant in Scotland
By FBR Staff Writer
Renewable energy specialist Biogen, a 50/50 joint venture between Kier and Bedfordia, has inked an agreement with the city of Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils to design and set up a new food waste recycling plant near Millerhill in Midlothian, Scotland.
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Hershey announces commitment to grow sustainable cocoa
By FBR Staff Writer
US chocolate manufacturer Hershey has announced its ‘21St Century Cocoa Plan’, a new strategy to help cocoa communities around the world grow sustainable cocoa for the next century.
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Britannia Food Ingredients selects Analytical Technology to ensure safe wastewater disposal
By FBR Staff Writer
UK-based Britannia Food Ingredients has selected specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology to provide its Q45P AutoClean pH monitors and D15-76 monitor with an Air Blast AutoClean system in order to ensure safe wastewater disposal.
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Dean Foods improves energy efficiency at dairy facilities in US
By FBR Staff Writer
US dairy company Dean Foods has announced that it has met the requirements for the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ‘ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry’ by lowering its energy intensity by 10% or more at 18 manufacturing locations nationwide.
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Silk launches launches water restoration and conservation initiative
By FBR Staff Writer
US-based Silk, a provider of nutritious milk alternatives, has launched Change the Course, an initiative to conserve freshwater and preserve the ecological health of the heavily dammed, diverted and overused Colorado River Basin.
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Ben & Jerry’s announces plans to utilize Fairtrade ingredients
By FBR Staff Writer
US-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has announced that it will be collaborating with its long-term partner, Fairtrade International (FLO), to utilize Fairtrade ingredients for its products.
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Ready Pac Foods improves sustainability efforts for product packaging
By FBR Staff Writer
US-based Fresh-cut produce company Ready Pac Foods has announced that its Bowl Salads line is on track to use more than 56,000,000 recycled plastic beverage bottles this year, improving the sustainability of the product packaging.
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Premiers Foods fined over trade effluent discharge
By FBR Staff Writer
UK-based Premier Foods has been fined £15,000 for exceeding the permitted levels of trade effluent that was discharged into Severn Trent Water’s sewer system. The company was also asked to pay legal costs of £5,106.18.
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Cocoa bean supplier Biopartenaire gains Rainforest Alliance Certification
By FBR Staff Writer
Swiss chocolate products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has announced that its cocoa bean supplier Biopartenaire has gained Rainforest Alliance Certification.
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ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston plants gain Energy Star certification
By FBR Staff Writer
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston's four plants have gained the Energy Star certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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IGD begins initiative to prevent 200,000 tonnes of waste in UK
By FBR Staff Writer
Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) UK, a forum led by IGD, has established a new waste prevention target for the food and grocery industry. The new target aims to prevent 200,000 tonnes of waste from being created by December 2014.
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Nestlé UK & Ireland gains Fairtrade certification for 2-finger Kit Kat
By FBR Staff Writer
Nestlé UK & Ireland has gained Fairtrade certification for its 2-finger Kit Kat, as a result of which, the company will now buy an additional 5,300 tons of sustainable cocoa from Fairtrade farmer co-operatives in the Ivory Coast.
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