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Waste water threatens survival

Savings of up to £1,000 (£1,470) per employee could be made if UK food manufacturers use more effective waste management techniques, according to business advisory organisation Envirowise. And sooner or later for many companies, waste minimisation will not be a matter of choice, but a survival issue, warns the organisation. Packaging, water use and recycling […]

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Cadbury Schweppes steps up investment

Cadbury Schweppes Americas Confectionery has opened its new Science & Technology Center in Hanover, New Jersey. The $40 million investment will create new products for the Cadbury Schweppes worldwide gum business and its Americas confectionery region. The 148,000 sq ft facility will enable the creation and testing of new gum and candies, tasting and evaluating […]

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Award for Belgian researcher

A £5,000 international research prize has been won by a 35-year old Dr Chantal Smout, a researcher from Belgium. The award, announced by stabiliser systems supplier G. C. Hahn in Lübeck, Germany, was for“Structure engineering of fruit and vegetable products by controlling the enzymatic activity of endogenous and exogenous pectinases. Anne-Christiane Thomsen, general manager, believed […]

Coca-Cola goes green

The Coca-Cola Company has released its third annual report on the environment detailing gains in water, packaging and energy efficiency. The 2004 study details progress in company and bottler operations that improved water use ratios, increased energy efficiency and improved recycling efforts. “This report shows that we are serious about our commitment to the environment, […]

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