06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Garçon Wines has secured investments of £670,000 (US$929,000) to fund its launch of a multinational cleantech packaging business arm for wine, spirits and other beverages, operating alongside its wine wholesale... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- Scholle IPN is announcing its bag-in-box packaging for water has passed the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ “PE Film and Flexible Packaging Critical Guidance” (FPE-CG-01) testing, which evaluates the... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- NatureWorks, manufacturer of Ingeo PLA biopolymers, has entered a strategic partnership with IMA Coffee to accelerate the North American market for compostable single-serve coffee pods. Speaking with PackagingInsights, Leah... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa Brazil’s paperboard shipping box for wine and food has scored a Red Dot Award in the Product Design 2021 category, impressing with its combination of product safety and eco-friendly materials. In... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Greiner Packaging is launching recycled PET (rPET) cups for beer and other beverages in response to pubs and restaurants resuming outside service after the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe. The new plastic beer... Read More
22 Apr 2021
--- German start-up Cadios has developed a cone-shaped reusable lid for coffee mugs and cups. Called Udo, the lid fits onto most common household cups, enabling consumers to create new use out of existing beverage cups. “A... Read More
19 Apr 2021
--- Paccor is unveiling several new foamed polypropylene (PP) cups with oriented PP (OPP) sleeves for improved shelf life and reduced carbon costs. The company is also launching recycled PET (rPET) solutions and Digimarc barcode... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- The Coca-Cola Company is unveiling a new can design system for the Coca-Cola trademark in its first global packaging redesign in five years. The changes apply to Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Coca-Cola Light, as an... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa’s 3 L Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. “This new collaboration gives businesses the opportunity to sell through... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Gerresheimer and 18 other glass producers are participating in the Furnace for the Future (F4F) European joint project with the aim of achieving climate-neutral glass production. In collaboration with the Ardagh Group, F4F... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- To support a coherent and correct transition from plastic to paper straws this summer, European industry body 360° Foodservice is launching a quality initiative called the Charter of Trust for Paper Drinking Straws.... Read More
12 Apr 2021
--- Starbucks is running a two-month reusable beverage cup trial at five stores in Seattle, US, called Borrow a Cup. Customers can pay a US$1 deposit to borrow a refillable beverage cup, with each one estimated to replace up to... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- Diageo is revealing its involvement in a successful pilot project to pioneer the lowest carbon footprint glass bottles “ever produced” for a Scotch whisky brand. The distiller’s collaboration with glass... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- SIG has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report for 2020, detailing the progress on its “Way Beyond Good” roadmap to “put more into society and the environment than it takes out.”... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Swedish alt-milk company Oatly is addressing the “absurdity” of the EU’s pending Amendment 171 (Am171) – which could place further labeling restrictions on plant-based dairy alternatives – with... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Tetra Pak is preparing its European customers to comply with the upcoming Single Use-Plastics Directive (SUPD) by expanding its line of paper straws made from renewable and low-carbon materials. The company is also... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- South Korean start-up Real Water has developed a reusable bottle cap that filters out microplastics from water. The cap can be attached to standard water bottles with 10 mm openings, with a 7 mm variant to be completed in... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe are launching a joint roadmap toward achieving 100 percent aluminum beverage can recycling by 2030. The roadmap is said to reflect the conviction among aluminum cansheet... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world, according to Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). In its most recent analysis, RRS established the global weighted average recycling rate for aluminum... Read More