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Compass introduces Steamplicity recycled trays

This Recycling Week (Recycle Now’s annual event), Compass Group UK & Ireland is demonstrating its environmental commitments, by announcing Steamplicity’s closed loop recycling system for its trays. Steamplicity meals, created by chefs and nutritionists, are served at over 20 NHS hospitals throughout the UK. It uses a unique steam system, which cooks fresh and raw…
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Carlsberg Group pledges to use its marketing to drive climate action

Carlsberg Group has signed the World Federation of Advertiser’s (WFA) Planet Pledge – a global commitment to making marketing teams a force for positive change both internally and by inspiring consumers to act. The global brewer, which brews, markets and distributes hundreds of brands, joins corporate leaders like IKEA, PepsiCo, Tesco and Unilever, along with…
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Interview with James Smith, managing director of Loddington Farm & Owlet Fruit Juice

James Smith bought the Owlet Fruit Juice business as the perfect complement to his fifth-generation, family-run fruit farm at Loddington, where he has implemented a regenerative agriculture strategy. Now managing director of Owlet, which produces a range of single-variety English apple juices together with original blends of fruits, berries and flowers, James explains the synergy…
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Whitbread’s Water Journey: An Interview with Yvonne Mason, Environment Manager and Ross Greenhalgh, Energy Manager

Whitbread is the UK’s largest operator of hotels and restaurants. The FTSE100 company’s well-loved brands include Premier Inn, Hub by Premier Inn, Zip, Beefeater, Bar and Block, Table Table, Cookhouse and Pub, Brewers Fayre and Thyme. Yvonne, tell us about Whitbread’s approach to corporate social responsibility and where water fits into this. At Whitbread, we’ve…
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It’s Time to Bring Water to the Board Table

by Anastasia Sousanoglou, Water Strategy Manager at Waterscan “If you want to make progress on global challenges, start with water”, advised the World Economic Forum (WEF) while setting its agenda for this year’s Davos summit. ‘Hang on!’, we hear you cry. ‘We were finally getting somewhere with regard to our plastics and net zero targets…
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Toque d’Or® 2021 Competition Finalists Revealed

Nestlé Professional is proud to announce the finalists of this year’s Toque d'Or® Competition. After a fantastic Heat, which saw a massive 112 Back and Front of House students, apprentices and young professionals from across the country battle it out in a virtual competition, the field has been narrowed to just 12 finalists. Three Back…
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Over 107 million pints of water saved by drinking at green pubs

As pubs re-open after lockdown, consumers can now seek out public houses serving sustainable Green Pints in their area With 15 million pints set to have been drunk during the opening week, Brits could be drinking a sustainable pint and helping the environment without even knowing itThanks to Green Pint Pubs, consumers can now choose…
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AB InBev 100+ Accelerator partners with The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever for Sustainable Startup Innovation

The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company and Unilever have joined the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) 100+ Accelerator to fund and pilot sustainable innovation in supply chains. Launched in 2018, the 100+ Accelerator is a global incubator program that works to solve supply chain challenges across water stewardship, circular economy, sustainable agriculture and climate action. Over the…
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Supply Matters

A debate about the future of hospitality supply in the post-Covid era by David Read of Prestige Purchasing This week we have published a White Paper called SUPPLY MATTERS. We want it to signpost a radical new agenda for the supply of food and drink to the Hospitality sector, with the aim of encouraging debate…
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