08 Jan 2020
--- Reusable and recyclable products brand Lunchskins aims to replace two of the world’s greatest plastic pollutants – the plastic bag and the plastic straw – with its newly launched Plastic-Free Starter Kit.... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- Coffee is deeply rooted in many cultures and holds the status of the most popular drink worldwide. The more coffee we drink, the more grounds we discard – but what purpose might coffee waste serve post-usage? German... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- Stora Enso and Sulapac have teamed up to launch a renewable and biodegradable straw as an alternative to conventional plastic straws. Made from Sulapac’s microplastic-free, biodegradable material, the straw has strong... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- In a bid to explore new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability challenges, Air New Zealand has begun trialing edible coffee cups for its customers in the air and on the ground. Currently serving more than eight... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- The ubiquity of single-use plastics first struck surfing enthusiasts Sam and Will Boex when they realized that nearly all surfboards are shipped in reams of protective bubble wrap that ultimately goes unrecycled, discarded... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- Functional drinks brand OATH has launched in the US, offering a range of four ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages that boast functional benefits. The release also features a creative, stand-out packaging design, which seeks to... Read More
27 Nov 2019
--- With demand for canned wines on the rise, contract wine packer Greencroft Bottling has invested over £2 million (US$2.6 million) in the UK’s first large-scale wine canning line. Working closely with Ardagh Group... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- Targeting the elimination of 3,500 metric tons of virgin plastic each year from national production, Coca-Cola Sweden has announced plans to source the entirety of material for its plastic bottles from 100 percent recycled... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- As the beverage industry continues to seek alternatives to plastic packaging, Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio consisting of three paper-based solutions, called the Smurfit Kappa GreenClip, the TopClip and the... Read More
21 Nov 2019
--- The Coca‑Cola System, which comprises The Coca-Cola Company and its approximately 225 bottling partners worldwide, has introduced the KeelClip minimalist paperboard packaging solution on multipack cans in Europe in what the... Read More
19 Nov 2019
--- As the beverage market diversifies into new types of soft drinks, wellness infusions, non-alcoholic drinks and flavored waters, the packaging world shows no shortage of innovation. The aluminum can, which has been popular in... Read More
06 Nov 2019
--- US-based Delicato Family Wines, producer of Bota Box, has entered the alternative packaging category through the launch of three new varietal wines under its premium bag-in-box Nighthawk range. The range features compact,... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- SIG, together with its joint venture partner SIG Combibloc Obeikan, has launched a U-shaped paper straw for use on carton packages. The company says that the launch supports its efforts to use more renewable sources with the... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Italian coffee company Lavazza has introduced Eco Caps, a range of compostable coffee capsules, to address consumers’ rising environmental concerns. To ensure that all coffee capsules are responsibly thrown away,... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- Leading beverage giants – Coca-Cola, Keurig, Dr Pepper and PepsiCo – have teamed up in the launch of the Every Bottle Back initiative, which is investing in the improvement of plastic retrieval to facilitate the... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- Chinese beverage producer Jin Mai Lang has installed two Sidel complete aseptic PET lines, integrating Tetra Pak Processing System technologies and its Aseptic Combi Predis. These lines deliver a production output of 60,000... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- German filling and packaging systems supplier KHS has launched the first recyclable juice bottle made of 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) at the ongoing K 2019 show in Düsseldorf. PackagingInsights speaks to Philipp... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- Aseptic system and solutions provider SIG has launched the combiMaxx closure for improved consumer convenience. An innovation with a large pouring diameter of 25mm, combiMaxx offers an optimal product flow and stream... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- European food packaging producer Flo has launched three new capsule formats to the GEA family that are industrially compostable and fully bio-based. The formats are suitable for Nespresso, Lavazza Blu and Keurig systems, and... Read More
17 Oct 2019
--- Government backing is crucial to slashing plastic pollution by increasing access to reusable options, highlights a report from Break Free From Plastic Europe and the Rethink Plastic alliance. The report centers around... Read More