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Potato wastewater could feed bacteria used to recycle high-tech devices
March 19, 2021
new research from Idaho National Laboratory suggests that potato wastewater might serve well as a low-cost food source for a special bacterium that could be used to recycle high-tech devices, industrial catalysts and other sources of rare earth elements.
Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce food waste
March 11, 2021
A move to cut down on food waste by selling unwashed potatoes – and in doing so potentially double their shelf-life - is being launched by Tesco.
Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership to offer low-carbon-emissions food plants
March 06, 2021
Bühler Group and Vyncke form a strategic partnership to offer integrated solutions with which biomass side stream products are transformed into clean process energy while reducing the customers’ carbon footprint.
Avebe wint Water Innovatie prijs voor DUCAM project (DUurzaam Concentreren van Aardappelsap met Membranen)
February 15, 2021
Tijdens het online congres Watervisie 2021 is bekend gemaakt welk project de ‘Water Innovator of the Year’ heeft gewonnen. De drie geselecteerde ideeën waren Mid Mix, Mezt en het DUCAM-project.
PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040
January 14, 2021
Pepsico announced it will accelerate its efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing GHG emissions by more than 40% by 2030. In 2020 the company achieved its objective to use 100% renewable electricity in the United States and plans to do the same in Mexico and Australia by the end of 2021
The potato company Scotty Brand saves 27 tons of plastic from its packaging
January 06, 2021
In one year, a Scottish potato company removed almost 27 tons of plastic from its packaging.
Meade Potato Company adds starch extraction facility
December 10, 2020
Irish potato grower and packer Meade Potato Company has entered the starch commodity market by extracting starch from surplus potatoes and potato processing by-products.
Pepsico UK are cutting carbon emissions by turning potato peels into fertilizer
December 08, 2020
Pepsico UK has joined forces with British clean-tech firm CCm Technologies to reduce their carbon footprint by turning their potato waste into fertiliser.
Food Waste Coalition of Action of the Consumer Goods Forum includes many familiar names
September 03, 2020
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has recently launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels.
Lamb Weston pulls back curtain with first-ever sustainability report
July 16, 2020
The region’s largest potato processor sheds new light on french fry-making in its first-ever corporate sustainability report.