According to resource recovery specialist Axion, most flexible plastic packaging can be recycled, however, investment of £100 million in collection, sorting and recycling infrastructure would be needed to make it happen in the UK.
The European Commission has announced €22 million in funding for a new bio-economy research project to be led by Glanbia Ireland.
In a recent report published on the impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee says a no-deal would be disastrous for UK exports and must be avoided at all costs.
A major initiative between Bühler and Microsoft has been unveiled at Hannover Messe, aiming to improve grain analysis vital to the food sector.
UK supplier of ingredients Petrow Food Group says that it can now offer unprecedented levels of safety, quality and capacity following an £850,000 investment in a new fruit processing line.
According to a Cranswick report, published in association with sustainability consultant Veris Strategies, growing consumer demand for new levels of transparency are set to disrupt the food industry in the wake of continued food scares.