The complexity of food production, global food supply chains and distribution, guaranteeing the sustainability and environmental impact of food and drink products can present a challenge. Intertek's sustainability experts support manufacturers, distributors and retailers to meet their sustainability and regulatory goals.
Intertek help support food and drink client organisations to develop tailored programs to manage their supply chain, disposal of waste, energy and water footprint achieving a greener, more efficient manufacturing and distribution process.
Life Cycle Analysis for Food
helping them to develop tailored programs to manage their supply chain, disposal of waste, energy and water footprint achieving a greener, more efficient manufacturing and distribution process. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the food industry is the most comprehensive method for assessing the overall environmental impact of food and beverage products from raw ingredients through to processing and production, distribution, use, waste management and final disposal. Intertek Sustainability experts can help you to understand the environmental impact of your product at each stage of its life cycle and can help you to reduce operational costs by influencing, prioritising and reducing your ecological footprint whilst meeting consumer demand for improvements in sustainability.
Key sustainability activities for the food sector can be measured using industry-accepted methodologies and protocols, including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework, and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, an accounting tool for understanding, quantifying and managing greenhouse gas emissions.
Intertek's Sustainability experts can help you to understand the impact that your food and drink business has on the climate and work with you to identify the most effective way of reducing costs and emissions, whether it is in owned operations, supplier operations or in the customers use and disposal phase of products - helping you to build long-term and economically competitive relationships with suppliers.
Intertek provides a single-source solution for companies and their suppliers to meet global green regulatory requirements through comprehensive assessment, product testing, validation, product certification, and consulting services to assist companies successfully achieve green supply chain management from acquisition of raw materials, to manufacturing and shipping of finished goods to customers or retail outlets.
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