Mexican company The Chicza Rainforest Gum initiative is set to launch its biodegradable chewing gum called Chicza, made from latex extracted from chicozapote trees in the jungles of South-eastern Mexico,...

New research by Shoppercentric, an independent consumer research company, has found that ethical and environmental shoppers are increasing in the UK in spite of recent economic difficulty. The “WindowOn...

Coca-Cola Amatil today opened its new distribution centre at Eastern Creek in New South Wales, which is partially powered by almost 700 solar panels. The $1.2 million 110 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system...

Key elements of the EU food industry should be exempt from plans to auction carbon dioxide emissions permits from 2013, the European Commission has said. The EU executive has unveiled a draft list of businesses...

In response to the increasing number of ‘green’ claims being made by advertisers, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) has published an Environmental Claims in Advertising...

SunChips, a line of multigrain snacks within PepsiCo’s Frito Lay division, announced today that in 2010 it will introduce the first fully compostable snack chip bag made from plant-based materials. The...

Food and beverage marketers will need to be more careful with their ‘green’ product claims after the board of the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) announced they would...

A pilot program to test an all-natural refrigeration system in Pepsi-Cola vending machines begins this month in the US. Under the new program, The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) is placing 30 Pepsi-Cola vending...

PepsiCo’s Aquafina, America’s highest selling brand of bottled water, is launching the lightest half-litre bottle of any nationally distributed bottled water brand in the market, according...

Yum! Brands the world’s largest restaurant company and parent of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC, has opened an environmentally-friendly KFC-Taco Bell restaurant in Massachusetts. The restaurant is the...