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Saltire Patisserie Takes Bold Steps Towards a Circular Economy with Zero Waste Scotland and Bright Green Business

Saltire Patisserie logoSaltire Patisserie, a leading supplier of high-quality bread and patisserie in Midlothian, has announced its commitment to sustainability through its new circular economy project. Partnering with Zero Waste Scotland and Bright Green Business, Saltire Patisserie is set to revolutionize its production process, reduce food waste, and promote environmental responsibility.

Circular Economy Intern

As part of this initiative, Saltire Patisserie is working with a Circular Economy Intern to explore innovative ways to repurpose brewery by-products, such as used grains, to create new and delicious bakery products. By collaborating with local breweries, Saltire Patisserie aims to minimize waste and create a more sustainable production model.

David Peters, Managing Director of Saltire Patisserie, expressed his excitement about the project, saying, “We are thrilled to be working with Zero Waste Scotland and Bright Green Business to implement our circular economy project. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, and this initiative is a significant step forward in our commitment to reducing food waste and promoting environmental stewardship.”

Innovation and Sustainability at Saltire Patisserie

The Circular Economy Intern, supported by Zero Waste Scotland and Bright Green Business, will conduct research, develop new recipes, and oversee trials to repurpose brewery by-products. By incorporating these by-products into its bakery products, Saltire Patisserie aims to create unique and sustainable offerings that resonate with environmentally conscious consumers.

Midlothian Business Green Pledge

Saltire Patisserie have also signed up to the Midlothian Business Green Pledge, further showcasing their dedication to operating in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way. Since pledging, the business has been working with Business Energy Scotland to further develop their green practices including having an assessment for installing solar panels at their premises, looking at energy and carbon saving equipment options and increasing their fleet of electric delivery vans.

Saltire Patisserie’s circular economy project demonstrates its ongoing commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. By partnering with industry experts and investing in innovative solutions, Saltire Patisserie is leading the way towards a more sustainable future for the food industry.

You can find out more about the services Saltire Patisserie offer on their website and keep up to date with all their news on their LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram pages.

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