04 Jun 2024
--- Westrock has equipped Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, a local Coca-Cola bottler serving Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City in the US, with paperboard packaging carriers to replace multipack plastic rings. Liberty... Read More
29 May 2024
--- Spanish waste management corporation Ecoembes has miscalculated the country’s beverage bottle collection rates by almost half, according to new research by Eunomia. As a result, the EU’s Single-Use Plastic... Read More
22 May 2024
--- Morrisons is rolling out coffee pod collection points in more than 350 UK stores in partnership with Podback, the pod recycling service. In an effort to make coffee pod recycling easier and accessible nationwide, the rollout... Read More
22 May 2024
--- Mondi has created a new secondary paper packaging solution for wrapping bundles of food and drinks, replacing conventional plastic shrink film. The new paper solution, TrayWrap, is made with Mondi’s Advantage... Read More
13 May 2024
--- Alpla has added a PET wine bottle to its portfolio. The 0.75-litre bottle weighs 50 grams — roughly eight times less than glass alternatives. The first white wine bottles belonging to Austrian winery Wegenstein... Read More
07 May 2024
--- Following the recent close of the penultimate negotiation round for a UN global plastics treaty (INC-4) in Canada, Unilever CEO Hein Schumacher says national rules will not suffice to unite the world’s current... Read More
03 May 2024
--- Starbucks is partnering with Podback to allow customers to pick up Podback’s free-of-charge drop-off recycling bags across all of its 1,250 UK coffee shops. The bags can be filled with used coffee pods and taken to one... Read More
25 Apr 2024
--- The European Parliament officially endorsed the provisional agreement on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) yesterday, drawing a mix of concerns and support from the industry. The legislation includes... Read More
19 Apr 2024
--- Paper-based packaging provider Smurfit Kappa has released new information on how beverage manufacturers can identify the characteristics of premium ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging at a time when “resilient and... Read More
04 Apr 2024
--- Coca-Cola brand smartwater is rolling out 12 oz aluminum cans for water, offering an updated design and elevated consumption experience. Smartwater original and smartwater alkaline with antioxidant have been available on US... Read More
27 Mar 2024
--- Soft drink packagers face numerous challenges associated with the sector’s main materials: plastic, metal and glass. Each presents different production, waste management, and design problems that compound as... Read More
26 Mar 2024
--- Saxon Packaging, a part of Smurfit Kappa Group, shares its latest ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging innovation partnership activities including a cardboard box for RTD cocktails brand Edmunds Cocktails and bespoke can packs for... Read More
22 Mar 2024
--- Korean water producer Sansu is developing an embossed label water bottle made of Luminy polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastics in partnership with TotalEnergies Corbion. The collaboration is intended to speed the adoption of... Read More
21 Mar 2024
--- New research has revealed that 90% of the PFAS chemicals in food packaging are not included in any regulatory or industry inventories used during chemical manufacturing. The findings also show that hazard data is available... Read More
20 Mar 2024
--- Portuguese packaging producer Logopaste has joined PulPac and PA Consulting’s Bottle Collective, a scheme bringing major household brands together to incorporate Dry Molded Fiber technology into beverage product... Read More
20 Mar 2024
--- Collaborating with Packamama, Aldi has rolled out the “UK’s first” supermarket own-brand flat wine bottles within its Chapter & Verse label. The recyclable ergonomic packaging concept is made from 100%... Read More
19 Mar 2024
--- Manufacturing software provider Line View Solutions has “unlocked” £5.4 million (US$6.8 million) to develop increased capacity at Britvic’s factory in Rugby, UK, through line balancing optimization... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- Anuga FoodTec is opening its doors to visitors in Cologne, Germany, next week (March 19–22). Exhibitors will showcase their latest solutions addressing this year’s main theme: How can food production be geared... Read More
05 Mar 2024
--- Chlorophyll Water is launching new beverage bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) with Avery Dennison’s CleanFlake label technology — an adhesive that deactivates to allow labels and adhesive to separate... Read More
04 Mar 2024
--- Tomra Collection is conducting market tests of its new R2 reverse vending machine (RVM) for beverage container recycling in selected stores across Europe. The in-store tests are taking place at several supermarkets in... Read More