Equipment & packaging
A new Populus poll, commissioned by Nature 2030, has revealed that people in the UK will support an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme model with a variable deposit.
Nestlé is piloting reusable and refillable dispensers for soluble coffee as part of its efforts to reduce single-use packaging.
The first coffee to be introduced in Nespresso’s new aluminium capsule packaging is the brand’s Original Line Master Origin Colombia.
Nestlé will co-fund breakthrough research at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a joint initiative with SIG, Logitech and other partners, to tackle environmental challenges associated with plastic waste.
A new study has revealed that the world’s first recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper, the British-made Frugal Cup, has a carbon footprint up to 60% lower and a water footprint up to 74% lower than conventional and compostable cups.
200 Degrees Coffee and members of the public have donated acetate to the Queens Medical Centre hospital (QMC) in Nottingham, UK, to help alleviate the shortage of protective visors for front-line NHS staff during the pandemic.
Lost Sheep Coffee has announced it will now be supplying all its foodservice, hospitality and retail customers with whole and ground coffee beans in fully recyclable bags and boxes.
The president of TC Transcontinental Packaging has issued a statement in response to the company’s continued contribution to the maintenance of essential services during the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Although many initiatives are still in test stages, artificial intelligence can help to advance the coffee industry. With artificial intelligence, solutions can be incorporated throughout the entire supply chain, including coffee grading, identifying diseases and even in the roasting process.