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ABP makes £22 million green energy investment

ABP Food Group has announced a £22 million investment in a green energy plant that it hopes will produce enough sustainable energy to power the equivalent of 12,000 homes. 

Packaging firm invests in energy-saving technology

Linpac spent £320,000 on an advanced cooling system to slash energy and water consumption at its Featherstone HQ to boost its image as an eco-friendly food packaging manufacturer. 

Dawn Meats wins top energy certification

Dawn Meats’ retail packing plant in South Wales has achieved ISO 50001 certification for its efficiencies in energy-use policy. 

BHSL generates manure energy technology for UK poultry farms

Irish agri-tech business BHSL has agreed €13 million (m) in sales of its manure-to-energy technology to UK poultry farms. 

ICS Cool Energy completes Bradford expansion

Temperature control solutions firm, ICS Cool Energy, has expanded operations with the opening of a new 3,000m2 sales, distribution and warehousing facility in Bradford. 

Meat industry encouraged to claim compensation

Meat businesses operating within Energy Intensive Industries (EIIs) are being told that they could benefit from a government scheme to improve their competitiveness. 

Bernard Matthews plans future of environmental sustainability

The UK’s largest turkey producer has launched a series of green energy initiatives as part of its ‘The Big Green Plan’.

Groups join forces to improve food and drink energy efficiency

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board), Defra and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have announced an £11m investment into the food and drink supply chain to help increase energy efficiency.

Dunbia joins Bord Bía sustainability group

Dunbia has achieved Origin Green membership, becoming the latest company to join Bord Bía’s initiative, which aims for sustainability in the food chain throughout Ireland. 

McDonald’s launches new digital business tool to help farmers save money

Fast food giant McDonald’s has launched a new digital business tool, which aims to help the beef industry save money and reduce CO2 emissions.

Bernard Matthews and Lumicity announce £24.5m biomass boiler deal

The UK’s largest turkey producer, Bernard Matthews, has announced a biomass roll-out project that will see 179 boilers installed across 21 of its turkey farms.

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.

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