Upcycling Food Waste

Singnergy Announces NewFood Portfolio, Turning Edible Food Waste Into High-Value Ingredients For The Food Manufacturing Sector Pioneer and leader in energy-efficient drying technologies Singnergy Group announced its latest NewFood portfolio, which features high-value food ingredients produced from edible food waste or by-products that are usually perceived to be of no…

Deliveroo Singapore Partners TreeDots

Deliveroo Singapore partners TreeDots to help restaurants reduce their carbon footprint and operating costs amid inflation. ● Restaurant partners that sign up for the initiative can save up to 90% on food procurement costs on various quality products, including meat and vegetables. ● By opting to purchase produce from TreeDots,…

Upcycling Snack Maker Awarded $100,000 Grant By PepsiCo Greenhouse Program

Spudsy, a California snack maker has been awarded a $100,000 grant by PepsiCo, as part of its second annual North America Greenhouse program. The program designed to support emerging entrepreneurs and brands in the food and beverage industry through personalise mentorship. The company makes sweet potato puff snacks that are…

BASF And Fabbri Group Develop Sustainable Cling Film For Fresh-Food Packaging

BASF and Fabbri Group have developed a sustainable solution for cling film used in fresh-food packaging. Based on BASF’s certified compostable ecovio, Fabbri Group produced the highly transparent stretch film: Nature Fresh. Cling or stretch film is a flexible thin film that is predominately used for packaging and applied in…

Unilever Reduces Food Waste With “Best Before, Often Good After” Labels

In efforts to reduce food waste, Unilever is changing its food expiry labels on certain products by extending the “best before” text with “often good after”. The revised food labels are a collaboration between the Danish start-up, Too Good To Go and major food manufacturers, including Unilever, Carlsberg and Arla…

Tesco Reduces Food Waste By 17 Percent

UK supermarket giant Tesco has announced that it has reduced the amount of food wasted from operations by nearly a fifth, over a 12-month period. 44,297 tonnes of food were wasted in 2018/2019, which is 17 percent less than the previous period. The supermarket is now 81 percent of the…

Advanta: Aluminium Poultry Packaging Meets Skin Pack Techniques

Britain’s poultry production increased to 182.2 thousand tonnes in 2017, up 1.4 percent from the previous year. To tackle the food wastage often associated with higher levels of production, Advanta, a global packaging supplier, has successfully trialled a unique skin pack aluminium poultry tray and film combination—the first of its…

Recycling Rate Upped By Food Manufacturers In Singapore

Recent statistics from Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) indicated a two percent increase over a one-year period in the amount of food waste recycled, with food manufacturers contributing a major part. Singapore generated a total of 791,000 tonnes of food waste in 2016, with 679,900 tonnes disposed of. The remaining…

France, Japan and Germany Performs Well In Food Sustainability Index

France remains at the top of the 2017 Food Sustainability Index (FSI), achieving high scores across the FSI's three pillars of food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, and nutritional challenges, according to market intelligence company The Economist Intelligence Unit. The FSI ranked 34 countries according to their food system sustainability.…

Brewing Beer With Bread To Combat Food Waste

Brewing Beer With Bread To Combat Food Waste British brewery turns unwanted excess bread into the Toast ale brew, and brewers globally will be able to commercially produce the ale. A third of all food produced globally—approximately 1.3 billion tons worth—is wasted every year, according to the United Nations Food…
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