sustainability & environment

moy park chickens

Moy Park swaps LPG fuel for wood pellets in new biomass boilers

22 Nov 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Moy Park has secured three major partnerships as it looks to improve its sustainability and fuel efficiency…

Palm Oil

Unilever to use sustainable palm oil in all European foods by end of 2014

21 Nov 2014 | By Julia Glotz

All palm oil used in Unilever food products in Europe will be sourced from traceable and certified sustainable sources by the end of the year, the company has said.

Food waste

Retailers and suppliers join forces in new war on food waste

09 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

A co-ordinated battle to prevent millions of tonnes of food waste is to be launched by retailers and suppliers…

Yearsley Logistics plans £15m extension

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Yearsley Logistics has submitted plans for £15m of new storage and distribution facilities and a solar farm at Belle Eau P…

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Field of crops

Pesticides are not counterintuitive to sustainable food production

24 Oct 2014 | By Caroline Drummond

It is vital that we look at the whole picture when it comes to sustainable food, says Caroline Drummond of LEAF.

cash crops

Stealthy spread of SMOs should concern consumer goods industry Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

The war between citizens and Big Food Inc is an asymmetrical affair yet, as with David and Goliath…

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Plastic carrier bags

Plastic bar war must be kept up says Midcounties Co-op

26 Jul 2014

We have reduced our carrier bag usage by 2.1 million carrier bags across our food stores so far this year…

Owen paterson

Owen Paterson's green blobs: some would shrink UK farming

26 Jul 2014

We suspect some environmental NGOs would like to shrink British farming…

Tackle wider waste issue

24 Mar 2014

While it was heartening to read your story on consumers’ greater awareness of food waste, pre-consumer waste also needs consideration.

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