25 Nov 2020
--- Kirin Holdings is the first beverage manufacturer in Japan to convert all the paper it uses for containers and alcoholic beverage packaging to 100 percent Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper. Mercian Corporation... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa is joining forces with KHS to roll out its corrugated cardboard recyclable TopClip multipack can carrier, a solution that can replace shrink wrap. “In partnering with KHS, we can start developing a... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Garçon Wines is introducing its famed 100 percent recycled and recyclable slimline e-commerce wine bottles to Co-op supermarket shelves with Accolade Wines’ Banrock Station brand Merlot and Chardonnay.The Co-op... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco) is developing a paper bottle prototype, with the next stop making it fully plastic free.PackagingInsights speaks with Michael Michelsen, business development manager at Paboco, to learn more... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Coca-Cola Austria is introducing a recycled bottle tracking app to encourage Austrian consumers to recycle and close the single-use packaging loop. Starting next spring, Coca-Cola consumers can check in at a collection... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- Ribena is minimizing its iconic labels, ensuring bottles can be easily identified, sorted and recycled using standard industry technology. The Suntory Beverage and Food GB and Ireland-owned (SBF GB&I) blackcurrant drink... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- Third Aurora, the Australian tech start-up behind the Winerytale augmented reality (AR) wine platform, is introducing a similar technology enabling smartphone cameras to scan packaging and project virtual content. The AR... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- TC Transcontinental Packaging (TC) is incorporating 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) content into its Integritite collation shrink film. Coca-Cola brand AHA Sparkling Water is using Integritite for printed case wraps... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- Tetra Pak is acquiring electron beam (eBeam) operations from Swiss technology company Comet. The eBeam sterilization technology uses focused, accelerated electrons to kill microorganisms as it runs through filling machines,... Read More
03 Nov 2020
--- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is making grants available in 2021 to material recovery facilities (MRF) to ensure used beverage cans are accurately sorted, sold and recycled.
30 Oct 2020
--- Ardagh Group is investing over US$1.8 billion in organic business growth projects between 2021-2024. Approximately 85 percent of the investment is in the global supplier’s metal can businesses, underpinned by long-term... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- Metal packaging giant Ball and Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE) are partnering to launch aluminum packaging recycling systems and educational initiatives in three major sports stadiums in the US and UK.
29 Oct 2020
--- Coca-Cola is working with paper bottle company Paboco to develop a recyclable paper bottle for non-alcoholic stills and sparkling drinks. The “first-generation” prototype consists of a paper shell with a closure... Read More
26 Oct 2020
--- Bacardi is unveiling plans to develop a 100 percent biodegradable and compostable bioplastic bottle by 2023. The family-owned spirits company is using Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA – a biopolymer derived from... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- After pledging to remove the unrecyclable plastic rings from its canned drinks 13 months ago, Budweiser Brewing Group UK and Ireland has announced success in reaching its goal.
21 Oct 2020
--- CCL Industries, producer of WashOff Labels, is expecting the German Packaging Act and other impending European packaging legislation to boost demand for its recycling and reuse-supporting label and sleeve solutions.
19 Oct 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic is surging consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wines, attracting 3.7 million new customers in France and the UK in the last half year alone, says Smurfit Kappa.
15 Oct 2020
--- A Ball-commissioned YouGov poll finds UK consumers are increasingly attracted to drinking water in aluminum cans for on-the-go purchases. The survey also identifies 75 percent of UK consumers feel it is more important... Read More
30 Sep 2020
--- Nestlé Waters’ Poland Spring is joining forces with the US-based University of Maine (UMaine) to research wood-based packaging alternatives to reduce bottled water brand Poland Spring’s environmental... Read More
28 Sep 2020
--- Loop Industries, a leading innovator in sustainable plastics, and Suez, a leader in environmental services, are building the first Infinite Loop recycling facility in Europe. Infinite Loop is an enhanced recycling technology... Read More