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Global Sustainability Report Sets McCain on Path to a Greener Future

McCain Foods commits to regenerative agricultural practices for all its potatoes by 2030

June 07, 2021
As part of today’s release of McCain’s 2020 Global Sustainability report Together, Towards Planet-Friendly Food, the company is pledging that it will be implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100 per cent of its potato acreage by 2030.
UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology.

UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology

June 02, 2021
British carbon capture and utilization company CCm Technologies has been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop new modular Carbon Capture and Sequestration units.
Branston starts work on GBP 6m Potato Protein Extraction Facility

Branston starts work on GBP 6m Potato Protein Extraction Facility

May 03, 2021
Work has started on a new GBP 6m facility, which will be used to extract high-grade plant protein from potatoes, at Branston's site in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. Branston is working alongside B-hive Innovations as part of a collaborative project to improve potato crop utilization.
Lamb Weston / Meijer: eat balanced, don’t waste food and care about the climate

Lamb Weston / Meijer publishes sustainability report: eat balanced, don’t waste food and care about the climate

April 26, 2021
With the publication of the sustainability report 2019-2020, leading potato processor presents its ambitious Sustainability Agenda for 2030
High Yields And Low Energy Usage Make TOMRA Food’s Steam Peelers Perfect For Lamb Weston / Meijer, A World-Leader In High-Quality Frozen Potato Products

High Yields And Low Energy Usage Make TOMRA Food’s Steam Peelers Perfect For Lamb Weston / Meijer, A World-Leader In High-Quality Frozen Potato Products

April 20, 2021
Lamb Weston / Meijer's commitment to preserving nature, and its resources, while caring for neighbors contributes to their overall growth and success. These shared virtues and values are just another reason why their partnership with TOMRA Food makes for a perfect match.
Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce foods waste

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

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.
DUCAM project (Wafilin and Avebe) wins Water Innovator of the Year award 2021

Avebe wins Water Innovation Award for its project 'Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes'

February 15, 2021
The winner of the 'Water Innovator of the Year' award was announced during the online conference Water Vision 2021. The three ideas selected were Mid Mix, Mezt and the DUCAM project (Avebe and Wafilin: Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes). The winning finalist: Avebe and Wafilin's DUCAM project
The potato company Scotty Brand saves 27 tons of plastic from its packaging

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.
The Meade Potato Company in Ireland has started to extract starch from surplus potatoes and potato processing by-products

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 bringing potatoes full circle

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.
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action

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.

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