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Packaging waste is one of the major environmental challenges we face today. In 2017, the average person in Europe wasted a record 173kg of packaging – much of it plastic – wasting resources and putting additional strain on our already fragile environment. Given much of this waste comes from food and drink packs, our industry takes the issue seriously. That’s why we fully support the European Commission’s Circular Economy ambitions and the...

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If it's not safe, it's not food (fooddrinkeurope.eu)

European food and drink is the safest in the world. But how did we achieve this? How is industry keeping it so safe? And how can policymakers help? Ahead of #WorldFoodSafetyDay, on June 7, Rebeca Fernandez from FoodDrinkEurope tells us how food safety remains the industry’s top priority.  Safe food is not just critical for public health, but also vital for food security, economic development and trade. In the EU food safety is guaranteed thanks to a w...

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Starting gun fired on Farm to Fork Strategy (fooddrinkeurope.eu)

The long-awaited Farm to Fork Strategy has been published with the European Commission setting out its ambition for the European food and drink to become the gold standard for sustainability. Hear from FoodDrinkEurope's Director General, Mella Frewen, about how the industry will play its part in ensuring more sustainable food systems.   More

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Prestige commitment to product reformulation (www.eatandlivewell.eu)

Prestige brand products are currently sold in 30 countries all around the world. Prestige has more than 550 employees who are rightfully proud of the company’s corporate and social responsibility. The Prestige company develops its products in its own R&D laboratories, collaborates with international experts and technologists and works with the best raw materials from leading producers all around the world. More

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FoodDrinkEurope’s latest Data & Trends 2019 report is now available, providing comprehensive statistics and insights on the EU food and drink industry. Data & Trends 2019 shows that the EU food and drink industry employs 4.72 million people, generates a turnover of €1.2 trillion and €236 billion in value added, making it the largest manufacturing industry in the EU. In half of the EU’s 28 Member States, the food and drink industry is the bigge...

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