Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 11 2016 - Page 24

Arla Foods Uk Welcomes Extension Of Courtauld Commitment 2025 WRITTEN BY Arla PHOTOGRAPHY BY Arla Arla Foods UK is today welcoming A 20% reduction in greenhouse “We are heavily involved in the overall the extension of The Courtauld gas intensity from food and drink Courtauld steering group and co- Commitment 2025, the food and drink consumed chairs of the Dairy Working Group. In industry’s voluntary agreement to transform food and drink production. The Courtauld Commitment 2025, led by the Waste & Resource Action Programme (WRAP) and now influencing 95% of the UK food retail industry, challenges its signatories to achieve three ambitious targets: • A 20% reduction in food and dri nk waste leading to saving of £20 billion • • A reduction in impact associated with water use in the supply chain. Commenting, Managing Director of Arla Foods UK Tomas Pietrangeli said: “As a founder signatory,Arla Foods UK is proud to play a leading and managing role in the development of The Courtauld Commitment 2025, and to be collaborating with both addition we have been highlighted as one of the major players looking at waste mapping by WRAP. Therefore we are well positioned to see first-hand the huge amounts of work that has already gone into the development and implementation of this agreement. We are pleased about the continued growth of the commitment, which now influences 95% of the UK food retail industry”. WRAP and the important names in our sector. Home to some of the UK’s leading dairy brands, including Cravendale, Anchor, Lurpak and Castello, Arla Foods UK supplies a full range of fresh dairy products to the major retailers and foodservice customers. 24 FDPP -