16th September 2021 Fonterra / Sustainability
Fonterra says it cut its greenhouse gas emissions from coal by 11% in one year thanks to the conversion to renewable wood pellets at its Te Awamutu site.
Chia Sisters, Fonterra, Foodstuffs and the New Zealand Food Network are among the food and beverage sector organisations shortlisted in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.
Miranda Burdon’s Food Nation is one of fifty small- and medium-sized food enterprises from around the world named Best Small Businesses by the United Nations.
Almost half of global consumers believe companies are responsible for increasing the amount of packaging that is recycled, the newly-released Mintel Sustainability Barometer.
Silver Fern Farms co-chair Rob Hewett has announced four key sustainability goals at its annual farmer conference in Wellington.
Lion reveals 2020 sustainability scorecard and commits to action on value chain carbon emissions.
Food giant Goodman Fielder has introduced a new sustainability strategy that will see it use 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 and halve its food waste by 2030.
Ten categories range from climate, communication and collaboration to food, nature, social impact and circular economy.
Nominations are now open for the Change Maker category of the Sustainable Business Awards which seeks to find a “trailblazing” young person who is leading the way on environmental sustainability in Aotearoa.
The beer producer sets itself new sustainability targets as it builds on its ambition to halve its emissions by 2030.
The partners behind a year-long trial to produce a sustainable beef patty for McDonalds in New Zealand are claiming success.
WineWorks is now a certified Toitū carbonzero business.
Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has launched Kōanga Kai.
DB Breweries has overhauled the packaging of its Export beer brand as it works towards a goal of halving its carbon footprint by 2030.
Farmers Linda and Evan Potter have been named new national ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing.
The fast-growing Nelson juice company has been certified as the highest-scoring B Corp in New Zealand.
Shellfish supplier Southern Clams has launched a new website to provide information on the seafood products it harvests.
Southern Pastures has entered into a three-year $50m sustainability-linked farm loan with BNZ and its syndicate.
Marlborough wine producer Lawson’s Dry Hill has achieved carbon zero status.
Organisations from around New Zealand are joining calls for a ban on single-use products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability.
The new research found leftovers to be the most common food item being thrown out.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé were named the leading plastic polluters for the third year in a row.
Canterbury has a new postgraduate school that will focus entirely on food sustainability.