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‘Urgent action’ needed to tackle Japan’s food waste

By Gary Scattergood

Food manufacturers in Japan have made good progress in reducing and recycling food waste, but further efforts are urgently needed across all other stages of the supply chain, especially at the consumer level.

Nestlé prepares to return Maggi noodles to the shelves

South Asia radius

Nestlé prepares to return Maggi noodles to the shelves

By RJ Whitehead

As individual Indian states begin to lift their ban on Maggi noodles, Nestlé has been paving the way for a return to the shelves for the snack which has suffered a torrid year at the hands of the subcontinent’s food authorities.

A ban on plastic packaging would directly impact plastic industry sales worth Rs53,000 crores

India

Ficci: Banning plastics is not the solution

By RJ Whitehead

Banning plastic packaging is not a “viable option”, Indian businesses have warned ahead of an official meeting that will discuss a possible ban.

Grocery industry to spend A$100m on recycling scheme

Recycling

Grocery industry to spend A$100m on recycling scheme

By RJ Whitehead

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has celebrated last week’s ruling by the Federal Court against the Northern Territory Container Tax—the AFGC’s bête noir—by announcing a A$100m industry-led recycling scheme and releasing data to show that...