Earth Day inspires 'green' awareness

US: Mars to ‘upcycle’ product packaging

US confectionery giant Mars has partnered with ‘upcycle’ firm TerraCycle to repurpose the company’s waste packaging into products. TerraCycle will…

Consumers look for personal benefits in green products

A number of environmentally-friendly initiatives and products have been unveiled by food companies in the lead up to Earth Day,…

US: Kroger pushes reusable bags

US supermarket group Kroger has launched an online contest for consumers to design a reusable carrier bag in a bid…

US: Giant implements ‘Earth Day’ campaign

US retailer Giant Food has partnered with General Mills to promote the use of reusable bags for ‘Earth Day’. To…

US: PepsiCo plans “compostable” SunChips bag

Frito-Lay, the PepsiCo snacks unit, has set out its stall to package its SunChips brand in a “fully compostable” bag…

FINLAND: Consumers want more green info, says Raisio

Raisio, the Finnish food group, today (16 April) insisted that consumer demand for more information on the environmental impact of…