20 Sep 2019
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is to remove plastic shrink-wrap across all multipack cans sold in the UK and transition to cardboard over the next 18 months. More than 30 million packs sold to consumers each year will no... Read More
18 Sep 2019
--- The best before date on some of Unilever’s products under the Knorr and Hellmann’s brands will now be followed by the Danish phrase for “often good after” in a bid to cut food waste. Unilever Denmark... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- In a “perfect marriage of modern and traditional,” Luxembourg-based Ardagh is supplying Austrian winery Weingut Johann Müllner with a slimline aluminum can for its “Kiss Me” Sauvignon white wine... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- PepsiCo has announced a new target to reduce 35 percent of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of an estimated 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.... Read More
03 Sep 2019
--- Ahead of Packaging Innovations 2019 in London next week, PackagingInsights speaks to Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability for Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), about the multifaceted challenge of increased environmental... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- Ball Corporation will be piloting its “infinitely recyclable” aluminum cups in the US. The cups were developed over the past several years as an alternative to plastic cups for use at home and in other areas... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Looking to stand-out on the busy market shelf, Central and Eastern European food manufacturer Maspex has reinvented its natural Tymbark fruit juice range with SIG’s combidome carton packaging. The move marks a first... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé’s Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is teaming up with nonprofit organization The Recycling Partnership to tackle one of the core reasons for low US recycling rates: Consumer confusion.... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Microscopic plastic fibers identified in rainwater samples from the rural Rocky Mountain National Park, further highlighting the ubiquitous nature of plastic fibers and particles - commonly referred to as microplastics.... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Instances of exploding bottles and cans of beer are on the rise, reports the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT). The media has reported cases of severe injury due to a build-up of pressure in beer packaging,... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Toast Ale, a UK brand that brews beer from surplus bread, has partnered with B&B studio to create a new brand identity. The redesign includes a new packaging design, emphasizing the brand’s planet-saving potential... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola bottled water brand DASANI has announced a series of landmark sustainability moves, including the introduction of the HybridBottle. The HybridBottle is Coca-Cola’s first US pack to be made with a mix of 50... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- Selecta UK, under Switzerland-headquartered Selecta, a leading European self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer, has announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service “for the workplace and... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- The entire sector is talking about digitization and Industry 4.0, but what do these oft-cited terms actually mean for the beverage industry? One thing is clear: the potential is vast. Digital technologies simplify processes,... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Californian wine brand Böen, part of Copper Cane Wines & Provisions by Joseph Wagner, has become the first wine brand in the US to deploy full-scale, Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. This new technology,... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Amcor has created the first PET bottles for pasteurized beer in Brazil for New Age’s Salzburg craft beer brand. The global supplier designed custom 600-milliliter containers for São Paulo–based beverage... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Following an “overwhelmingly positive” response to its bring-your-own packaging trial, dubbed “Unpacked,” Waitrose & Partners is set to extend its packaging-free shopping experience in Oxford, UK,... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil have announced that all plastic bottles smaller than 1-liter and water bottles across all sizes will be made entirely from recycled plastic in New Zealand by the end of the year. These... Read More
31 Jul 2019
--- Aseptic carton supplier SIG has invested €180 million (US$200 million) in a second production plant in Suzhou, China. With capacity utilization at the first plant reportedly “high and rising,” the second... Read More
30 Jul 2019
--- Seventy-two percent of Brits would support a UK-wide deposit return system (DRS) for plastic and glass drinks bottles and aluminum cans, according to a Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) survey. This follows recent... Read More