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Carbon call

The failure to deal with carbon emissions has incurred a vast debt that will now have to be repaid with interest. Will a carbon food tax happen?

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Filling up on food and drink

Food and drink manufacturers are reacting and meeting the expectations of their consumers for authentic, healthy, better-for-you products that fit in with their lifestyles.

A marker we can’t refuse

The findings of a recent study from University of Glasgow that vegetarians have healthier levels of disease markers than meat-eaters offer real food for thought.

Clearly labelled?

Eco-Score takes into account a product’s packaging, and a score reduction of up to 15 points is applied to products with packaging that is not recyclable. Is it good for the environment?

Clear vision

PEF (polyethylene furanoate) offers a sea of change for food and beverage packaging and a number of important advantages over the PET currently used.

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School’s in

The UK’s new School of Sustainable Food and Farming will support and further develop production systems research geared towards more sustainable farming.

A path to circularity

The challenges and opportunities for the food industry to become more sustainable are outlined in a white paper Food Packaging Versus Food Waste – Moving Towards a Circular Economy, sponsored by Ishida Europe and Aston Business School.

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