Food + Bev Awards for 'Green' Exhibitors
Green  products and services were high on the agenda at  Food & Bev Live. The inaugura...

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Awards for Foodservice Suppliers
Organised by the industry for the industry, Food & Bev Live returns to the Citywest Dublin on th...

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'Food Service Must Cut Waste' says Mahony
The Food service industry must play its part in reducing food waste,  Noel Mahony, chief execut...

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Hotels dump food worth €180m.
 The EPA released a research report last week – “Reducing Commercial Food Waste in Ireland”alon...

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Food + Bev Awards for 'Green' Exhibitors
Awards for Foodservice Suppliers
'Food Service Must Cut Waste' says Mahony ...
Hotels dump food worth €180m.

Levy on coffee cups planned

A  new levy of up to 25 cent on a disposable coffee cup is one of a number of environmental charges planned  by the Government.
 The exact level of the coffee cup levy is yet to be finalised, and will depend on “market research”, but it is expected to be either 10 cent, 15 cent or 25 cent
It will apply to all single-use cups, including compostable cups.
 coffeecup1119The environmental levies will be introduced in phases. As well as the levy on coffee cups and the increase in the plastic bag levy, the first phase will also see medium weight plastic bags – often sold as heavy duty bags – hit with the plastic bag levy for the first time.



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