Environment

Smithfield Foods has made advancements in its renewable natural gas project

Smithfield Foods progresses gas project

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Smithfield Foods, along with Dominion Energy, has broken ground on what is being described as North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project.

MIA calls for New Zealand Zero Carbon Bill changes

MIA calls for New Zealand Zero Carbon Bill changes

By Aidan Fortune

New Zealand’s Meat Industry Association (MIA) has urged significant changes to the Zero Carbon Bill following a new analysis that found that the Government’s proposed methane targets are excessive.

Browne: 'Excellent progress' on water and energy use and greenhouse gas reduction

Meat processor Dunbia slashes environmental impact

By Rod Addy

Dunbia has slashed greenhouse gas emissions by a third just over four years into a ten-year strategy to reduce the environmental impact of the meat processor, which is a division of Dawn Meats.

Leon Cuypers, supply chain director of Vion Pork, at the unveiling of the new cooling trailers

Vion pilots emission-free trailers

By Aidan Fortune

Vion Food Group subsidiary Distrifesh has unveiled an environmentally sustainable trailer system pilot scheme.

Cherkizovo is trialling AI technology to help increase production efficiencies

Cherkizovo invests in artificial intelligence

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Cherkizovo is to install an artificial intelligence (AI) system at one of its meat-processing facilities in order to optimize production process and cut production costs.