Mondelēz International has released its 2022 State of Snacking report, which reveals that, for the fourth consecutive year, snacking remains a preference over traditional meals, even though consumers are feeling the crunch of the current economy.
With new European Union (EU) packaging rules on the horizon, the bakery and snacks sectors are gearing up to address packaging requirements and waste management policies that better reflect market and environmental needs.
TerraCycle has created a range of Zero Waste Boxes, designed to allow manufacturers to recycle once ‘unrecyclable’ items used in food-contact environments, giving them a ‘second’ life and saving thousands of pieces of plastic from landfill.
UK food firms have eliminated 1,400t of waste in a project led by grocery think-tank IGD and commissioned by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Participants also believe they could eradicate waste by a further 1,193t within a year.
In a bid to help UK companies meet food waste disposal targets, the
Yorkshire regional government has launched a project to band
smaller manufacturers together to make collection less costly and
Water, we save. Energy, we conserve. But food, it seems, we can
waste, junk and bin and no-one cares. Except one crusader, whose
20-year project has proven what should have been obvious in the
first place: our attitude to food is...