Environment

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.

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

By Aidan Fortune

Processing giant Danish Crown is to switch all of its green and black meat trays to environmentally-friendly PET materials to help reduce food packaging waste.

Hormel Foods to build solar array

Hormel Foods to build solar array

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Hormel Foods Corporation has started construction on a solar energy project at its Swiss American Sausage Company facility in California.

Members of the Plastics Action Alliance at the launch of the group

Plastic Action Alliance sets out goals

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food businesses, operating as part of the Plastics Action Alliance, have set out their objectives to help reduce the use of plastic packaging in their operations.

Green shoots: creating a positive future for meat

IFFA 2019

Green shoots: creating a positive future for meat

By Aidan Fortune

Ahead of unveiling its new ‘The Future of Meat is Green’ initiative at the IFFA show in Germany, concept developer Vaessen-Schoemaker spoke exclusively to GlobalMeatNews about its hopes for the scheme and how the meat debate could become a positive one....

Drought hitting cattle farmers

Australian meat boss warns of drought impact

By Michelle Perrett

Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) chief executive Peter Rizzo has told MPs that the droughts and floods affecting cattle farmers in north Queensland will have a “significant impact” on meat processors.