One ‘Use-Up Day’ a week cuts food waste by third finds Hellmann’s

A new study by Hellmann’s has found that enabling people to be more resourceful with the contents of their fridge can significantly reduce the amount of perfectly good food that would otherwise be thrown away. Globally, a third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted and 900 million tonnes is thrown away every year, with more than 60% of this waste occurring in the home. No one ever sets out with the intention of throwing good food in the bin, but life gets in the way. Plans…

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Hellmann’s helps consumers make the right choice for the planet

The introduction of new Hellmann’s 100% recycled and recyclable plastic jars and bottles in North America marks another major milestone on the brand’s journey to exit virgin plastic, following on from their initial launch in Mexico last September. Hellmann’s becomes the first dressings brand in the US to make the switch to 100% recycled bottles and jars, and we’ll also be leading industry change in Canada as the first to transition to PCR (post-consumer recycled) packaging. This will cut the use of virgin plastic, per year, by around 13,000 tons…

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Hellmann’s and Just Eat join forces to tackle single-use plastic pollution across takeaway sector

Hellmann’s and Just Eat have teamed up to roll out a trial of Notpla’s seaweed sauce sachets to continue tackling plastic pollution across the takeaway sector. The trial, supported by the Innovate UK fund, means that Just Eat customers will now be able to enjoy the great taste of Hellmann’s sauces with zero plastic waste and food service operators can satisfy growing demand amongst their customers for more sustainable food packaging solutions. During the trial so far, 65 Just Eat restaurant partners have offered a range of Hellmann’s ketchup, BBQ,…

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Unilever, Tesco and The Trussell Trust work together to raise awareness and help tackle food poverty.

Unilever is partnering with Tesco and The Trussell Trust to help raise awareness of food poverty and to feed those in need this winter. Tesco shoppers who buy selected Hellmann’s, Knorr and Colman’s products will see 5p from each product go to The Trussell Trust, with a guaranteed total donation of £200,000 for this fantastic charity. This will help The Trussell Trust to respond to an estimated 13% increase in the demand for emergency food supplies in the UK over the last year. Hellmann’s, Knorr and Colman’s, will distinguish their…

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