The goal is to work collaboratively with start-ups and universities to identify sustainable and scalable science and technology solutions to accelerate the innovation of products that meet local consumer needs.
May 28, 2019
Nestlé S.A., Switzerland, kicked off a research and development (R&D) innovation challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the company’s efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem.
Sustainability remains a key issue for the food and beverage packaging industry, with plastic packaging facing substitution pressures.
May 23, 2019
While technology offers the greatest opportunities for the agriculture and nutrition industry, enabling technology to deliver on personalization is the next big thing, according to a report released by Frost & Sullivan, Santa Clara, Calif.
The ReadyCycle clamshells will be used for the Markon First Crop 2-pound strawberry containers that Ben E. Keith Foods distributes.
April 29, 2019
Ben E. Keith Foods, Fort Worth, Texas, announced a plastic reduction initiative, in conjunction with Markon Cooperative Inc., Salinas, Calif., intended to move the produce industry away from single-use plastic.
Pre-portioned ingredients and a streamlined supply chain lower the overall food loss and waste for meal kits compared to store-bought meals.
April 23, 2019
Meal kits have a lower overall carbon footprint than the same meals purchased at a grocery store, despite having more packaging, according to “Comparison of Life Cycle Environmental Impacts from Meal Kits and Grocery Store Meals,” a new study from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
While nearly 80% of respondents would consider delayed shipping if the environmental benefit was clearly articulated, they are unlikely to settle for higher costs in exchange for environmental benefits.
April 23, 2019
Even as topics like climate change continue to make headlines, only 52% have shifted their purchase decisions, with 66% intending to shift within the year, according to “Earth Day 2019,” a study produced by A.T. Kearney, Chicago.
It’s important for food companies to stay engaged with the environmentally conscious eater.
April 18, 2019
Food waste and packaging is a concern to a growing and more vocal core of consumers who are increasingly worried about the food industry’s impact on the environment, according to new research from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI), Kansas City, Mo.
Food Waste and Sustainability are critical issues facing businesses, industries and consumers around the world. A big issue like this demands big thinking and different perspectives from a diverse group of people.
Chevy Chase, MD (August 23, 2018) RadTech - the Association for UV+EB Technology is excited to announce the dates and location for the RadTech 2020 UV+EB Technology Expo and Conference, taking place March 9-11, 2020 at Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL.