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Waste Reduction, Valorisation

Waste Reduction, Valorisation

McDonald's announces it's working to ditch Plastic Straws
McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland will complete transition to paper straws in 2019; In Belgium the QSR chain is testing alternatives to plastic straws and trials are planned in the United States, France, Sweden, Norway and Australia later this year.
Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes
Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
Jamaica anticipates 100% self-sufficiency for table potatoes this year
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries of Jamaica, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson says he is anticipating that Jamaica will achieve its goal of 100 per cent self-sufficiency in the production of table Irish potato this year.
Lidl reduces plastic use in Germany by at least 20 percent by 2025
Lidl reduces plastic use in Germany by at least 20 percent by 2025 100 percent recyclability of plastic packaging by 2025
Monday, March 12, 2018
Potatoes in Retail: Albert Heyn's total overhaul of its potato display
Dutch grocery chain Albert Heyn is introducing a total overhaul of its potato display. At first glance, it may not look that different, but look closer - and you will notice that it is bold and in some aspects truly revolutionary...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Barnana Brings the First Organic Ridged Plantain Chip to Market
Barnana Brings the First Organic Ridged Plantain Chip to Market, and they are made from imperfect plantains.
Technology is crucial to enhanced sustainability
With a rapidly expanding global population and limited food supply, it’s vital for food businesses to work more sustainably and stay profitable. Bjorn Thumas, director business development food, TOMRA Sorting Food offers his vision
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
McDonald's to source all Packaging from Renewable, Recycled or Certified sources by 2025
McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018