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The Industry News of this week is placed under the green color; the search for new solutions to save the earth and pleased the consumers is at the heart of the discussions. Following Starbucks' decision to remove plastic straws, several companies are following the step to reduce their environmental impact.

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Is the world ready for more biodegradable packaging?

 

The University of Warwick has found a new type of biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps. Known as lignin, it is made from tree glue.

 

 

Sodexo Australia and Yume partner to divert over 9000kg of food from landfills.

 

 

This partnership is a part of the global foodservice group’s Better Tomorrow 2025 project, which consists of nine commitments formed to improve its services globally. One of the commitments aims to eliminate world hunger.

Online food delivery service Just Eat to trial compostable sauve sachets in UK.

Just Eat has launched Ooho seaweed-based compostable sauce sachets as part of its efforts to reduce plastic pollution.

The startup behind Silicon Valley’s favorite “bleeding” veggie burger has scored a major victory in its battle for legitimacy.

The magic ingredient that made Silicon Valley’s favorite veggie burger “bleed” but also spooked a handful of advocates and journalists has officially been deemed safe by federal regulators.

As food waste levels rise we ask the foodservice industry what initiatives they’re imposing to lower it.

Around 3,415,000 tonnes of waste is disposed in the foodservice sector every year, according to resource efficiency experts WRAP. We hear from international and national restaurants on how they are contributing to reducing the vast amount of food wasted globally.

Nestlé loses battle to give its four-fingered KitKat protected trademark status across Europe.

 

Court of Justice of the European Union gets last word in KitKat shape dispute after Nestlé failed to to prove that the shape of the bar has become distinctive of their goods across the EU.

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