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25 Feb 2019
--- The NextGen Cup Challenge, launched in October 2018, calls on innovators, start-ups, suppliers and industry experts to join a global challenge to develop the next generation of recyclable, compostable, to-go, fiber cups. The... Read More
10 Dec 2018
--- Costa Coffee and Barclaycard have collaborated to launch the UK’s first reusable coffee-cup with integrated contactless payment technology. Powered by Barclaycard’s bPay technology, Costa Coffee’s Clever... Read More
20 Nov 2018
--- Nespresso claims that it will be the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminum, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together,... Read More
16 Oct 2018
--- Biodegradable coffee capsules that consumers can dispose of in their home compost have been developed by Golden Compound, in cooperation with Alpla. The capsules are made from Golden Compound green material; comprised from... Read More
05 Oct 2018
--- Ardagh has announced the launch of Kahlúa Espresso Martini in Nitro Cans. The Nitro Can is the ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging solution for nitro beverages which was launched in late 2016 to capitalize on the nitro... Read More
29 Aug 2018
--- Waste coffee grounds could be used to produce biodegradable plastics, a student from Macquarie University, Australia, has found in his Ph.D. research. Researcher Dominik Kopp developed a method to turn coffee grounds into... Read More
24 Jul 2018
--- Self-heating beverage technology company HeatGenie has closed US$6 million in funding to facilitate launches in the ready-to-drink (RTD) marketplace. The funding is led by ARTIS Labs with additional financing from Almanac... Read More
19 Jul 2018
--- SIG has developed a new microwaveable aseptic carton designed specifically for on-the-go consumption of liquid dairy, non-carbonated soft drinks and broth with low viscosity products. The new “Heat&Go” pack... Read More
17 Jul 2018
--- Picnik’s butter coffee creamer is set to launch in the combidome 750ml carton from SIG. The carton has a single-action screwcap, known as the domeTwist, which enables a smooth pouring experience and ease of handling.... Read More
30 May 2018
--- PicoBrew announced an exciting add-on item for backers of its Pico U Kickstarter campaign: Add Your Own Ingredients Kit that allow users to fill PicoPaks with their own custom ingredients, set a custom brewing cycle, and... Read More
18 May 2018
--- Flo, a major European food packaging producer, has unveiled an industrially compostable coffee capsule created in partnership with NatureWorks, a leading company in the production of functional biopolymers. Flo’s Gea... Read More
11 Apr 2018
--- Serving fresh, great-tasting coffee is less an option for foodservice operations and more a requirement. Consumers are discriminating, have abundant choices, and know where to go to get what they want. The challenge is, amid... Read More
29 Mar 2018
--- England will introduce a deposit return system (DRS) on all plastic, glass and metal drinks containers, the UK minister for the Environment, Michael Gove has announced. Such schemes have successfully been running in... Read More
26 Mar 2018
--- Starbucks has announced a US $10 million investment in a partnership with Loop circle to deliver compostable, recyclable cups within three years. The global giant has battled campaigner pressure in the past weeks, due to... Read More
22 Mar 2018
--- In 2008, global coffee culture giant, Starbucks, made multiple pledges in the name of sustainability, which are still yet to be fulfilled – alleged the campaigners. The company pledged to deliver 100 percent... Read More
20 Mar 2018
--- DS Smith – a UK based packaging and paper company – announces that it could recycle up to 2.5 billion coffee cups per year if the British government answers on calls to improve cup collection.
15 Mar 2018
--- At Specialty Coffee Expo 2018, Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading global supplier of technology and services, will launch its new duplex packaging solution, enabling ground coffee manufacturers in North America to achieve... Read More
01 Mar 2018
--- Unilever tea brand, PG Tips, are set to release the first run of its new 100 percent renewable and biodegradable plant-based teabags next week. The company plans to make all its teabags from 100 percent plant-based material... Read More
01 Mar 2018
--- Chiltern Railways has announced that it will be the first train operator to recycle coffee cups at stations in a bid to reduce plastic waste. Simply Cups – who are servicing the initiative – estimate that across... Read More
11 Jan 2018
--- Wolfgang Puck Coffee is proud to announce that their product has recently rebranded their packaging. The innovative look and feel re-energizes the iconic Wolfgang Puck Coffee brand while continuing to provide an outstanding,... Read More