The bottles made using hydrogen gas as the main energy source for the glass furnace.

Hydrogen bottles a glass act from Bacardi

Spirits maker Bacardi has been trialling new technology that allows it to produce glass bottles in a more eco-friendly way, while other food and drinks giants are involved in a project to support regenerative agriculture.

RVM Systems talks DRS expertise

RVMSystems UK sales manager Gerry Mellor provides key insights across reverse vending machines and shows why the firm is a top operator when to comes to DRS.
Unilever is trialling paper packaging for its Pot Noodle Chicken & Mushroom offering.

Pot Noodle on sustainability mission

Unilever is trialling paper packaging for the most popular flavour of its Pot Noodle brand in a bid to cut its use of plastics and so be more eco-friendly.
Chivas Brothers has shared its energy tech with the industry.

Chivas Brothers shares sustainability knowledge

Chivas Brothers is sharing its sustainability technology developments with others in the whisky industry in a bid to cut emissions.
SWA chief executive Colin Smith wants the Scottish Government to provide support for members to achieve their net-zero emissions targets.

SWA has bold net-zero goal

The Scottish Wholesale Association has set out ambitious plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2040 – and is calling on ScotGov to provide financial help for its members.

Awards Profile – Sustainability Champion

Scottish Grocer caught up with Shamly Sud, director at GHSL, and Leigh McCarter, store manager at Premier Racetrack Pitstop Bearsden, following the award win.
Chivas Brothers is trialling an all-electric Volvo truck.

Convenience in Brief | Chivas Brothers, BrewDog and Lidl and Miconex news

Scottish Grocer highlights three news stories that provide insights to convenience retailers about Chivas Brothers, BrewDog and Lidl and Miconex.

Where is Scotland left on DRS?

Questions remain about the future of Scotland's deposit return scheme as retailers look for compensation over expended costs to install and run machines.

Flower Farm is spreading the word

Palm-oil free spread The Flower Farm is on a mission to save the planet's rainforests by highlighting the impact harvesting palm oil has on Earth.

Circularity Scotland on the brink of collapse

DRS scheme administrator Circularity Scotland has confirmed it is on the brink of collapse after admitting it may not be able to pay staff this month.
Nudie Snacks uses 'wonky vegetables' in the process of making its snacks range.

Nudie Snacks cuts out veggie waste

Scottish business Nudie Snacks is using "wonky vegetables" in the making of its cauliflower crisps in a bid to be more eco-friendly.

Ask the Expert – Danfoss

Gareth Ash, marketing communications manager at Danfoss, offers retailers insights and solutions to help make their stores more sustainable.

Health comes packed in Yakult Plus

Yakult celebrates the new launch of its Plus variant with a sustainable push across the range and increasing the size of its packs from seven to eight bottles.

Tomra aims to make the most of extra time

Reverse vending machine firm Tomra aims to make the most of the extension to the DRS deadline by encouraging retailers to prepare well in advance.

Deposit return scheme is set for shake up

Media outlets have been reporting a major shake up to Scotland's incoming deposit return scheme as reportedly the UK Government is considering removing glass bottles from the scheme.

Meet the maker: Jimmy’s Iced Coffee

Jim Cregan, founder of Jimmy's Iced Coffee, sat down with Scottish Grocer to talk about the history of his brand and ambitions for the future.