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Food manufacturing: who pays for sustainability?

By Lorraine Mullaney , 03-Oct-2012
Last updated on 03-Oct-2012 at 17:58 GMT

Jim Bergin: Sustainability makes good business sense
Jim Bergin: Sustainability makes good business sense
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As sustainability continues to rise up the corporate agenda, Ireland has ambitious plans to become a world-leader in the production of sustainable food through its Origin Green initiative.

The Emerald Isle has always had the image of being a green and natural environment for food production, but now it is gathering the facts to prove it and wants its manufacturers to sign up to its sustainability charter.

But how will this impact food manufacturers? And, who picks up the bill? As one of Origin Green’s flag-bearers, Glanbia Dairy Ingredients been applauded by the Irish government for its work on sustainability.

Glanbia’s ceo

In this exclusive podcast, Glanbia’s ceo Jim Bergin shares his company’s strategy and explains why sustainability makes good business sense.

For more about Glanbia’s plans to expand its dairy production click here

To read more about Ireland’s plans to boost its food production, click here .

For more on Origin Green, don't miss the November edition of our sister title Food Manufacture. To order your copy, click here .

 

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