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Date label update consultation in progress

Wrap has begun consultations on updating industry guidance for date labels and related consumer advice, with a view to helping to reduce avoidable food waste. FULL STORY...

WRAP outlines £330billion economic growth potential for EU from smarter resource use

Speaking to UK and European business leaders at WRAP’s Annual Conference in London, Dr Liz Goodwin has outlined the benefits to the economy, job creation and the environment, identified by WRAP’s EU 2020 Vision.FULL STORY...

New food redistribution industry working group is launched

Retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, charities and other industry bodies have joined forces to explore and support ways to increase the amount of surplus food made available for delivery to those in need, building on the work already being undertaken.FULL STORY...

Secure packaging can keep lid on food waste

Over 7.2 million tonnes of edible food ends up in landfill in the UK every year, amounting to an approximate annual value of £12billion. The value of food wasted by an average sized family is estimated at £680 every year and food retailers and manufacturers loose approximately £5billion per annum.FULL STORY...

Food firms pledge environmental savings

Some of the UK’s biggest grocery and construction companies have this week pledged to make resource savings by signing up to two environmental responsibility dealsFULL STORY...

1m tonnes of waste prevented by Courtauld

The UK’s grocery sector has prevented 1.2m tonnes of food and packaging waste from entering the household waste stream over the past five years, figures published by WRAP showFULL STORY...

Coalition moves on Courtauld 2

The new coalition Government showed its support for Courtauld Commitment 2 when new Environment Minister, Lord Henley, attended the inaugural meeting of signatories in LondonFULL STORY...

Dairy brands sign up to reduce waste

Dairy companies are among the vanguard of organisations signing up to reduce packaging waste under the Courtauld Commitment 2FULL STORY...

Scottish Water Horizons food digester arrives

Scottish Water Horizons is encouraging the food industry to make a fresh start in 2010 by recycling food waste, helping to cut costs and divert food from landfillFULL STORY...

Renewable energy from dairy waste

Clearfleau says it has had its liquid anaerobic digestion technology selected as part of a preferred project, through the Environment Transformation Fund (ETF) Anaerobic Digestion demonstration programmeFULL STORY...

Industry partnerships to reduce waste

New industry partnerships led by WRAP could reduce food and drink product damage throughout the supply chain and improve product quality - by developing new category-specific innovations in manufacturing, packaging, storage, distribution and retailFULL STORY...

WRAP invites retail partners to pioneer project

Research to be undertaken by WRAP will identify the total amount of waste generated in the UK retail supply chain for the first time, and allow companies to accurately benchmark themselves against aggregated dataFULL STORY...

CFA welcomes WRAP decision on waste

The Chilled Food Association (CFA) has welcomed a recent WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) decision to change the way domestic food waste is categorised in their calculationsFULL STORY...

Grocery sector commits to waste reduction

The UK’s top grocery retailers, brands and manufacturers have committed to an industry-wide food waste reduction objective for the first timeFULL STORY...


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