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sustainability

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

Three awards for cartonboards

Three packages made from Metsä Board’s cartonboards have won awards in the 2013 Pro Carton ECMA best carton packaging Awards. The winner of the sustainability award, De Beukelaer’s ChocOlé chocolate sticks, printed by Van Genechten, was made of Metsä Board’s Simcote folding boxboard. Simcote was also used for the winner of the food category, Danone’s […]

Sweet and savoury food packaging

To meet demand from the growing lunchtime “on the go” food market, multi-material packaging manufacturer Linpac Packaging is continuing to extend its new Freshware range for sweet and savoury foods. Many of the new packs are individual or twin portion sized to help consumers eat more healthily and help them and retailers reduce food waste. […]

Driving ethical and responsible business

Naturex, a manufacturer of natural specialty ingredients derived from plant sources, has launched a comprehensive sustainability program covering every aspect of its activities. By sourcing raw materials from all over the world and developing innovative ingredients that combine performance with sustainability, the company is shaping its business around practices that respect the world and its […]

New ingredients portfolio

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) will be showcasing new products across a range of categories at Food Ingredients Europe 2013. New products include premium cocoa powders; a novel, clear soya beverage from the Clarisoy line; a new confectionery and baked goods range; and flaked vegetable fats for use as hard stocks and as coating […]

On-line packaging resource

Bemis Performance Packaging (BPP), supplier of flexible packaging and labelling solutions, has announced the launch of its new website. The new website provides consumer goods companies with user-friendly resources to address packaging challenges and create brand advantages with the latest in packaging innovations. The site also offers informative content on the company’s broad range of […]

Focus on sustainability

Semi-solid at room temperature, palm oil and palm kernel oil are among the world’s most versatile raw materials.

Box company targets sustainability

North West box manufacturer eCorrugated has launched its first sustainability charter to sum up its pioneering commitment to greener business practices. The firm has innovated with the use of new materials to create lighter, thinner packaging as well as reducing its use of virgin Kraft. eCorrugated believes the charter will help underline its key points of difference […]

Progress in sustainable palm oil efforts

IOI Loders Croklaan, a leading supplier of sustainable palm oil, has reached a major milestone in the importation of RSPO certified palm oil. Between August 2011 and July 2013, the company has imported and marketed more than 500,000 ton of sustainable palm oil products in the European Union. Over this period, IOI Loders Croklaan has […]

Cocoa coalition signs declaration

The African Cocoa Coalition (ACC), which comprises autonomous non- governmental organisations and farmer groups active in the cocoa sector, has become the 35th stakeholder to sign the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration. David Guba Kpelle, the ACC’s programme director, signed the Declaration on behalf of the Coalition at the recent International Workshop on Cocoa Certification in Douala, […]

Experts discuss cocoa certification

The ICCO’s latest International Workshop brought to Douala, Cameroon a group of world experts to tackle the thorny issue of certification in the cocoa sector. The International Workshop on Cocoa Certification, which took place from 24-27 June 2013 at the Sawa Hotel in Douala, the commercial capital of Cameroon, attracted more than 150 participants from […]

Packaging events partnership

PMMI: The Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies, which owns and produces the PACK EXPO family of trade shows, and Koelnmesse GmbH, organiser of trade fairs including Anuga FoodTec, are joining forces to promote their packaging and processing industry events. “It’s rare to find a company that does business on one continent, let alone in […]

Cocoa Center of Excellence to promote sustainable practice

Barry Callebaut, manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has inaugurated its new Cocoa Center of Excellence to promote advanced agricultural techniques in Côte d’Ivoire, the world’s largest cocoa producing country. To date Barry Callebaut has invested about CHF 1 million (€800,000 / US $1.1 million) in the centre, which includes training facilities for farmers […]

Sustainable packaging plan

Gelnex has announced a new packaging and shipping program for its gelatin products that embodies much of the company’s holistic approach to environmental, economic and social sustainability. A “pallet-free” shipping system that employs no wood or plastic pallets is expected to save 40,000 trees in the first year while saving weight and energy, and eliminates […]

Sustainable cocoa programme

Barry Callebaut, manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has trained about 1000 farmers from five cooperatives in the central and western regions of Cameroon in sustainable cocoa production, enabling them to become Rainforest Alliance Certified in just 10 months. This marks the first time that cocoa farmer cooperatives and not buying groups in Cameroon […]