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Carbon neutral dairy

Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. As the world’s most innovative dairy, Valio has set an ambitious goal: carbon neutral dairy by 2035. This objective both helps to fight climate change and to provide food manufacturers with sustainably produced food ingredients.

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Clariant launches antimony-trioxide-free laser-marking system for livestock ear tags

Clariant is introducing a new antimony-trioxide-free system for molding and laser-marking thermoplastic urethane (TPU) ear tags used for identifying cattle and other livestock. Working with Coherent, Inc., one of the world’s leading laser technology companies, Clariant was able to develop an additive masterbatch that, when added to the TPU commonly used to mold ear tags, makes the polymer more receptive to the near-infrared laser light from Coherent laser markers. It does so without antimony trioxide (ATO), the...

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Sustainable packaging solution for new Nestlé bars

With the increased global push for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy this need. These unique solutions enabled Sappi to closely collaborate with the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé to support the launch of the Yes snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper. Sappi worked in partnership with Nestlé and packaging supplier, Constantia Flexibles...

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White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published

Unlocking the enormous wealth of catalysis research data: This is the aim of a new initiative of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS). In the recently published white paper "The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences", experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.

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