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Americas: Sonoco FRESH initiative rolls out

Sonoco and Clemson University embarks on the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) initiative that will develop new technologies and new...

Europe: Sensor for lesser packaging wastage

Butler Automatic has developed an enhanced register sensor for new and existing SP1 Automatic Film Splicers, which improves upon the previous sensor’s accuracy and...

Europe: Chr. Hansen launches cultures for preserving dairy products

Five years after the launch of FreshQ that offers protective properties against yeast and mold in dairy products, Chr. Hansen unveils the next-generation FreshQ...

Europe: Researchers to extract proteins from potato residuals

Innovation Fund Denmark is investing DKK 14 million (US$2.18 million) in a project that uses potato and seaweed residuals in ingredient production. Today, seaweed and...

Asia Pacific: Singapore households throw S$200M worth of food yearly

The Electrolux Home Food Waste survey reveals that 85% of Singapore households do not consume their food before the indicated date on food packing,...

Europe: EIT Food to transform region’s food sector

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced EIT Food as the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call. EIT...

Americas: Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury offers stand up pouch

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has introduced stand up pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio. Produced at the company’s sister site in Grootegast...

Asia Pacific: Liner bags found to reduce food waste during shipping

A European retail chain conducted a trial with Indian company Uflex's Flexfresh liner bags by shipping blueberries from South America to Europe. After a...

Europe: Industry gets serious on managing food waste

The concept of food waste management (FMW) has gained traction with the declaration of food waste reduction as a target in the UN Sustainable...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra upgrades NZ plant to capture lactose

Fonterra upgrades its Edgecumbe site to capture lactose that was previously unable to be extracted from the site’s waste stream by creatively applying existing...