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Americas: UPM Raflatac label waste program expands

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle recycling solution has expanded to the US and Canada, giving new life to self-adhesive label waste that would otherwise be landfilled....

Europe: Austrian coffee roaster uses green coffee capsules

Active packaging manufacturer Alpla and materials manufacturer Golden Compound have launched a biodegradable coffee capsule that can be disposed of in a home compost. The...

Europe: Making flour out of carrot peel

Students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have made flour out of carrot peel instead of compost during a course on innovation and...

Europe: Beef efforts to tackle ocean plastic waste, urges Unilever

Unilever has called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a...

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...