alcoholic beverages

14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- KHS has equipped Cameroonian beverage giant Union Camerounaise de Brasseries (UCB) with its first PET line for its new soda pop and water segment. UCB is also considering filling its beverages into cans, which would make it... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- Amazon is reducing packaging waste at scale with several artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. A combination of deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision is helping the e-commerce giant determine... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- A record 36.5 billion aluminum beverage cans were recycled in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland in 2019, according to European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe. The trade associations pinpoint increased beverage... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- Sonoco has agreed to acquire Ball Metalpack, a leading metal packaging manufacturer for food and household products and reportedly the largest aerosol producer in North America, for US$1.35 billion in cash. Ball Metalpack is... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- Estrella Galicia’s Cerveza Especial beer brand is launching a new glass bottle design in over 300 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK, which is estimated to cut the brand’s carbon footprint by almost 10,000... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Design in the alcoholic beverage category has a myriad of complex factors to consider. For example, brands often emphasize family heritage, historical roots, hand selected ingredients and pure distillation. However, design... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- Tetra Pak has revealed more than half (58%) of UK consumers do not understand what the incoming Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) entails, potentially undermining the UK government’s flagship recycling policy. Moreover, 59%... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper announced its 35% greenhouse gas reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Meanwhile, Berry Global designed a new lightweight closure for sauces.... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- Mondi is opening an International Safe Transit Association (ISTA)-certified lab in Czechia to test high-performance corrugated e-commerce packaging. The testing equipment simulates the typical impacts packed goods face in... Read More
01 Dec 2021
--- HexcelPack is introducing a fully recyclable and protective mailer branded Hexcel’ope. The mailer consists of 100% paper and is suitable for the e-commerce market. As a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable... Read More
29 Nov 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa’s bag-in-box Ibi facility in Spain is introducing bags with thermo-laminated metalized film for enhanced resource efficiency. The M-Compact 77 solution uses thermo-lamination technology to bond individual... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG introduced a digital smart factory solution, enabling brands to prevent unplanned manufacturing downtimes by monitoring and analyzing data. Meanwhile, Westpak Group unveiled a paper-based... Read More
25 Nov 2021
--- Bobst has unveiled a full-line solution for high-volume simple box production and added-value packaging with qualitative printing and die-cutting. The Swiss machinery specialist says the Masterline DRO will equip converters... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Australia has “no hope” of achieving its 2025 national recycling targets, according to environmental activists, who are expressing dismay at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) recent... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Alcohol beverage design agency Knockout has created a fresh look for a new Bombay Sapphire premium gin called Premier Cru Murcian Lemon. The new bottle is “taller and more lithe,” featuring a gold-yellow color... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- German consulting firm Exxergy is revealing details of promising new glass lightweighting technology following the close of the UN COP26 climate summit. Exxergy has partnered with glass packaging giant Ardagh Group and... Read More