Tetra Pak-sponsored IDF Dairy Innovation Awards 2024 now open for entries

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has recently announced the launch of the IDF Dairy Innovation Awards 2024, sponsored by Tetra Pak. The 3rd annual awards are designed to demonstrate the innovation and dynamism of the dairy sector worldwide, offering a unique platform to showcase innovative processes, practices and products that improve the efficiency and sustainability of the global value chain, and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In its second annual edition, the awards attracted over 173 entries from 26 countries, with participation from every continent. “Innovation stands as…

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Tetra Pak and Absolicon launch module for renewable thermal supply to power UHT equipment line

Tetra Pak has announced a collaboration with Absolicon, a Swedish solar thermal company, to offer a standardised solution for industrial equipment powered by renewable thermal energy (heat)1. Absolicon has designed a scalable solar thermal module that can be integrated with current and new UHT lines and enable a range of decarbonisation options, including a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions2, based on the customer requirement and location. Tetra Pak’s UHT processing line for high temperature sterilisation of dairy products is the first solution to be offered together with a scalable solar…

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Tetra Pak unveils action-oriented approach towards food systems transformation

Tetra Pak is launching an integrated approach to drive the transition to more secure, sustainable and resilient food systems, harnessing the company’s leading role in the food processing and packaging industry to effect urgent change. This builds further on the company’s lead in the Global Dairy Processing Task Force, which, as part of the ‘Pathways to Dairy Net Zero’ climate initiative, aims to explore the innovative systems and technologies needed to further drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in dairy processing. Charles Brand, Executive Vice President for Processing Solutions &…

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Tetra Pak and Lactogal cut carbon footprint of aseptic cartons for milk by a third, increasing renewable content with a paper-based barrier

Following successful commercial consumer testing in 2022, Tetra Pak and Lactogal have now launched an aseptic beverage carton featuring a paper-based barrier. This is part of a large-scale technology validation, involving around 25 million packages and currently ongoing in Portugal. Made of approximately 80% paperboard, the package increases the renewable content to 90%, reduces its carbon footprint by one third (33%1) and has been certified as Carbon Neutral by the Carbon Trust™.2 Greenhouse gas emissions, food waste and plastic littering are cited as the top three environmental sustainability concerns facing…

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Tetra Pak and AB Biotek introduce new opportunities for postbiotic food and drinks

Tetra Pak recently announced its collaboration with AB Biotek Human Nutrition & Health to introduce a range of innovative postbiotic food  solutions. Postbiotics can be seamlessly integrated in food processing as a powder at the mixing stage of Ultra High Temperature (UHT) products, like beverages, dairy products, ice cream and cheese. This collaboration comes at a pivotal moment for the health and wellness market, which is estimated to grow from today’s $124.26 billion to $232.46 billion by 2030, representing an annual growth rate of 9.33% according to the Global Research and…

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