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McCain sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant

Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)

December 02, 2022
Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
The food pavilion at COP 27 hosted panels, conversations and presentations about the food systems impact on the climate crisis. (Courtesy: GreenBiz)

Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations

November 24, 2022
For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
PepsiCo confirms Tesla Semi truck deliveries to start in December

PepsiCo confirms Tesla Semi truck deliveries to start in December

October 24, 2022
PepsiCo Inc confirmed that it would take delivery of Tesla Inc's Semi trucks on Dec. 1, becoming the first company to receive its orders of the much-delayed electric vehicle.
Starch Europe Announces Decarbonisation Roadmap

Starch Europe adopts Decarbonisation Roadmap

October 14, 2022
Starch Europe announced the adoption and publication of a sector-wide decarbonisation Roadmap 2019-2030.
At their yearly conference, returning this year to an in person event
New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts

New International Alliance for Regenerative Agriculture Wants to Reward All Positive Impacts

October 14, 2022
Regenerative is hot. The European Commission wants more regenerative agriculture in Europe in 2030, supporting ecosystem recovery and increasing carbon capture in the soil. However, financial incentives are still lacking.
Tove Andersen, President and CEO of TOMRA.

Global sustainable tech company TOMRA announces strategy to double revenues in five years at capital markets day

June 24, 2022
TOMRA revealed plans to accelerate the path to a sustainable future and double its revenues in five years at its capital markets day on 23 June in Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany.
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Yara y El Parque Papas firmaron el primer convenio sobre fertilizantes verdes en Argentina.

Yara y El Parque Papas firmaron el primer convenio sobre fertilizantes verdes en Argentina

June 20, 2022
La compañía noruega y la papera sellaron el primer acuerdo de este tipo en el país y el segundo del mundo. Se trata de un hito en el camino de la producción sostenible.
McCain Foods first 'Farm of the Future', located in Florenceville-Bristol,  Canada has already generated promising results in its first year. The farm has also attracted the attention supply chain - as this visit by a delegation of McDonald's illustr

McCain Foods announces its second Farm of the Future. Location: South Africa

June 20, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has unveiled plans for a second Farms of the Future in South Africa, as part of its drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.
Engineering project manager Lenard Smythe at McCain Foods (NZ) - Timaru( left) and plant manager Jordan Jurcina with wood chips that will be used to replace coal in their boilers.

McCain Foods (NZ) - Timaru is switching from coal to wood chips for its french fries

June 14, 2022
A NZD 5.6 million (about USD 3.5 million) project to eliminate CO2 emissions and reduce demand for heating fuel at McCain’s Timaru factory will soon use woodchips to make their frozen french fries.
McCain Continental Europe Solar Park in Strzelin, Poland June 2022

McCain Strzelin Potato Processing Plant in Poland to operate with 100 percent green electricity

June 10, 2022
On UN World Environment Day (June 5th) and McCain Sustainability Week (June 6-10), the Canadian potato processor reached a key milestone in its Planet Friendly Food Journey

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