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Free waste management service available to meat industry

A new, free waste management service has been launched to help food manufacturing companies save money and reduce their environmental footprint.

Cargill grows partnership with FareShare

Poultry processor Cargill has announced a new agreement to supply FareShare, an organisation fighting hunger by tackling food waste, with fresh chicken every week free of charge. 

Sainsbury’s aims to curb food waste

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is tackling food waste with the introduction of a new ‘Smart Fresh’ label for its sandwich ham. 

Addo Food Group to take action on food waste

Addo Food Group has joined forces with charity FareShare and logistics operator Fowler Welch to tackle hunger and food waste. 

Meat wholesaler fined for waste offences

A Birmingham meat wholesaler has been ordered to pay more than £25,500, after being found guilty of failing to prevent controlled waste escaping from its premises. 

Food organisation rethinks approach to packaging

Campden BRI, the food and drink technology company, has invested in five new pieces of equipment designed to expand its range of packaging testing services which will in turn help companies reduce food and packaging waste. 

ABP Food Group subsidiary wins sustainability award

The renewable energy division of the ABP Food Group, Olleco, has won an award at the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards.

New meat sensor aims to help combat waste

Scientists at the Massachusetts University of Technology (MIT) have created a sensor which detects gases emitted from rotting meat, which could help to reduce food waste.

NFU voices concern over abattoir waste charges

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has claimed that abattoir waste charges have been hiked up in recent weeks, and has called on processors to explain the rises.

Moy Park achieves landfill target

Moy Park celebrated reaching its goal of becoming 100% landfill free on World Environment Day on 5 June.

Manufacturer joins food waste initiative

Rigid plastics packaging manufacturer RPC Group has joined the SAVE FOOD campaign, which aims to fight global food loss and waste.

Multi-million-pound food waste plant opens

A commercial food waste anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, which will generate enough energy to power 2,000 homes every year, officially opened in County Durham last week.

International conference to tackle food waste

Food companies should concentrate on finding solutions to the problem of waste in the supply chain in order to promote food safety and sustainability, the Dutch Ambassador to the UK has said ahead of an international conference on food waste.

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