Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Food and drink manufacture

Food and drink manufacturing guidance

This guidance on environmental regulations is for businesses in the food and drink industry, including those that manufacture:

  • beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • bakery and confectionary products
  • dairy products
  • flour
  • ready meals and cook-chill products
  • processed meats and meat products
  • primary foods, eg pasta
  • pet food
  • secondary foods, baked, frozen, dehydrated, canned and bottled foods


  • Air pollution
  • Carbon reduction and efficiency
  • Emergency response
  • Environmental management
  • Land
  • Materials and equipment
  • Nuisances
  • Permits and licences
  • Trade associations and BSOs
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water

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