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These are all the posts that have been tagged with waste.

Fish producer scales up

Salmon producer Bakkafrost has highlighted the growing importance to the UK market of its expanding farming operation with the publication of a two-year plan addressing sustainability issues.

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020

Starbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by making a straw-less lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world by 2020.

Round Up: Packaging

Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news.

FoodBytes! by Rabobank heads to London

Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank, is bringing FoodBytes!, its food and agriculture pitch-competition-meets-networking-event to London for the first time on 13 September at One Marylebone.

FDF to focus on sustainability at SOFHT Summer Soirée

‘Love Food, Hate Waste’ is the theme of the lecture from Helen Munday, chief scientific officer of the Food & Drink Federation (FDF) to be delivered at this year’s Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT) ‘Summer Soirée’.

Waste initiatives

Supermarkets in the UK are ramping up their efforts to tackle waste, with news this week that Tesco is to scrap some ‘best before’ labels in a bid to reduce food waste, while Morrisons is encouraging customers to bring in their own containers for purchases at its meat and fish counters to tackle plastic waste.

Round Up: Packaging

Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news.

Brexit uncertainty takes its toll on UK food and drink industry

According to new research published by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, UK food and drink manufacturers are feeling the pinch of Brexit uncertainty but are striding ahead with investment plans to boost productivity, automation and new product development.