Nestlé intensifies its sustainable packaging transformation journey

Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one-third in the same period. Today the company announced a series of new initiatives that include a USD 30 million investment to increase food-grade recycled plastics in the US, a refillable system for pet food in Chile and first-of-its-kind recyclable paper packaging for Maggi bouillon cubes in France. 87% of Nestlé’s total packaging by weight and 66% of its total plastic packaging is already recyclable…

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Nestlé enters market for plant-based seafood alternatives

Nestlé has announced the launch of a plant-based alternative to tuna, its first move into the growing market for plant-based seafood alternatives. The plant-based tuna alternative can be used in a wide range of dishes such as salads, sandwiches and pizzas. It has the flaky texture and rich flavor that makes tuna a favorite in many meals. Made from a combination of only six plant-based ingredients, it is rich in nutritious pea protein, one of the most environmentally friendly sources of plant-based protein. It contains all the essential amino acids…

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Ørsted and Nestlé sign 15-year offshore wind power purchase agreement

The UK subsidiary of the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, has signed a 15-year indexed fixed price agreement with Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, to buy green power from the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm. Nestlé UK will buy the output of 31MW of the offshore wind farm’s 573MW total capacity, making it Ørsted’s largest fixed-price corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) in the UK. From 1 May 2020, Nestlé UK will start purchasing 125GWh of green power per year to cover 50 % of Nestlé UK…

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