hot drinks

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
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
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
05 Mar 2021
--- Poland-based design agency PG Branding has designed the packaging for keto newcomer Fantasty Food, putting customer drawings – not ingredients – on front-of-pack. Instead of focalizing the product’s... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- Starting today, the Lunar New Year is the most important holiday in several East Asian countries and is steadily attracting global attention. Each year in the Chinese zodiac is characterized by one of 12 animals. 2021 marks... Read More
19 Jan 2021
--- A new report charting how reusable beverage cups performed in pilot systems has been released by investment firm Closed Loop Partners. The pilots mapped how reusable cups can effectively replace single-use packaging in the... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Meyer Seals has developed new glass sealing called ALKOseal glasSecure for “aggressive” fatty and oily contents. An ever-surging e-commerce market is challenging brands to upgrade their packaging and ensure... Read More
17 Sep 2020
--- Conagra’s Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa line has shifted from cylinder to cube containers. The new packaging reduces its carbon footprint by 98 metric tons each year due to less energy required to manufacture and transport the... Read More
17 Aug 2020
--- Syntegon, Taghleef Industries and Polifilm have joined forces to develop an aroma-proof polypropylene (PP) monomaterial solution for coffee packaging. The cooperative project yields the “best aroma and product... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-based Faller Packaging has assisted start-up iuvas with the packaging design of its new sippa drinking aid for elderly and physically disabled people. Providing comfortable and safe help for those requiring drinking... Read More
29 Jun 2020
--- Packaging design draws inspiration from varied sources such as colors, materials, and more recently, 11th-century Chinese poetry. With this in mind, Beautea, a conceptual tea box design created for a local holiday market... Read More
18 Jun 2020
--- Allpress Espresso has brought compostability-curious and coffee-coveting consumers closer together. The New Zealand-based gourmet coffee chain has released 250 g and 1 kg commercially compostable retail bags. Charlie Cook,... Read More
19 May 2020
--- Nestlé is piloting reusable and refillable dispensers for petcare and soluble coffee as part of its efforts to reduce single-use packaging. The in-store dispensers encourage consumers to bring reusable containers to... Read More
15 May 2020
--- Nespresso has unveiled the first coffee capsules on the market made using 80 percent recycled aluminum in a milestone for the Nestlé Group unit’s circularity ambitions. The capsules were rolled out in March for... Read More
29 Apr 2020
--- Used coffee grounds can be upcycled to serve as a new non-wood source “in large amounts worldwide,” according to new research from Yokohama National University, Japan. The research team found that the amount of... Read More
14 Apr 2020
--- Botanical beverage brand LaDiDa has launched a line of premium oat milk lattes in minimalist, colorful cans to offer consumers a moment of serenity with every sip. The designs were created to reflect the natural ingredients... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- In celebration of Global Recycling Day (18 March), plant-based compostable packaging specialist Vegware shared news of how it has helped Scottish clients boost recycling through a closed-loop composting collection service.... Read More
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