The voice of Wales’ food and drink sector (The Food and Drink Wales Industry Board) says business is booming thanks to Wales’ reputation for producing fresh and natural produce and consumers across the UK are calling for an increase in
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Sustainability time, read about the who and how: what are retailers doing to address environmental and social challenges they face, what help are they getting to implement good practice initiatives?
Morocco Gold, the award winning single estate, extra virgin olive oil, from olives grown and pressed in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains; has secured its first major retail listings in Central London. From this month, Morocco Gold will be
Gluten free pudding LillyPuds is renowned for its light and delicious traditional and gluten free Christmas puddings that are packed full with the best, hand-selected ingredients and now for 2018, it has created a brand new range of artisan treats which
Independent testing has revealed that a new plant based glitter created by a UK company is the most eco-friendly in the world.
The commitment applies to all UK and Ireland stores, including the recently opened IKEA Exeter store, all future IKEA outlets and IKEA online. The announcement is the first of many steps IKEA is taking towards its global commitment to remove
Macfarlane Packaging, the country’s leading supplier of protective packaging, is this week launching its annual “unboxing”* survey designed to provide retailers with valuable feedback from consumers on their experiences of opening and unpacking goods ordered online.
Borough Market is tackling food waste by redistributing top quality, surplus produce to 30 charities across London; providing meals for those in need. Britain’s best-known market has been working with zero food waste charity Plan Zheroes since 2014, and this
ZeroWater: the only water filter brand that removes 99.6% of all tap water impurities. The equivalent of purified bottled water.
New research1 released today by the environmental charity Hubbub reveals that 44% of the public are completely unaware that microfibres - the microscopic fibres released into our waterways when we wash our clothes - often end up in our food
Iceland today announces that it will be extending its market-leading trial for the use of reverse vending machines in England, Scotland and Wales as it continues its efforts to end the scourge of plastic pollution.
IKEA has announced sustainability commitments as it launches its updated People and Planet Positive strategy at its Democratic Design Days in Älmhult, Sweden. The commitments, which will be achieved by 2030, aim to inspire and enable people to live more sustainably,
NEVS, a leading Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer, takes another step towards autonomous drive, by using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles.
When we wash synthetic garments, tiny plastic fibres are released into the washing machine, which then find their way into the world’s oceans and waterways. It is estimated that trillions of these plastic fibres are released and will take centuries
Nature’s Finest, the premium potted fruit brand is this week, launching additional on-pack messaging with new lid stickers.
Network Rail has today announced plans to tackle three significant environmental issues in the country’s biggest and busiest rail stations.
Devon-based coffee roaster, Spiller & Tait, has released the results of its first annual survey of coffee drinking habits in UK households, which shows an increasing sophistication in the way people are making coffee as they strive to recreate at
Booths Poulton held another successful ‘Wine and Cheese’ event, which was hosted by specialist manager Ben James and licenced specialist Jean MacIntyre.
MediaCom study shows the public particularly value brands which produce environmentally-friendly products, do not test on animals and give back to the local community
Smurfit Kappa, global provider of innovative Bag-in-Box packaging solutions, has produced its 4 billionth Vitop tap.
Consumer interest in ecological, ethical and health issues related to packaging is becoming mainstream. Mintel consultant Richard Cope explains how all brands and manufacturers need to respond to avoid reputational damage and build trust with their customers
Smurfit Kappa’s pioneering MB12 carton is now available for primary packaging. The food-safe MB12 packaging helps customers to eliminate mineral oil migration with a sustainable solution. The Smurfit Kappa MB12 technology is designed to prevent the migration of mineral oil into
Corona and Parley for the Oceans launch creative fundraising platform ‘Clean Waves’ to fight marine plastic pollution
Today, Corona and Parley for the Oceans announce the evolution of their partnership: Clean Waves, a creative fundraising platform aimed at boosting the use eco innovative materials in fashion and industrial design. The first product launched, sunglasses, are made from
Camira will be showing Blazer at Clerkenwell Design Week 22-24 May, 2018 through a conceptual installation in our showroom, and telling the story of how this beautiful fabric is made starting with the wool fibre from sheep through to the
Smurfit Kappa has achieved a 26% reduction in CO2 emissions three years ahead of time, according to its annual Sustainable Development Report, which was published today. The packaging leader had set an ambitious target to reduce the relative total fossil
At Microsoft’s Build conference in Seattle, Starbucks took the stage to share how they’re innovating with Microsoft to help them create exceptional experiences – in the cloud and in the store – and enable partners (employees) to spend more time