soft drinks

01 Jun 2023
--- Glass packaging manufacturer Vetropack is “cautiously” ramping up operations at its Gostomel plant in Ukraine after the production facility was severely damaged during a Russian military attack last February.... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Antares Vision Group is highlighting its Microwave technology for detecting foreign objects in F&B products to ensure food safety at Interpack 2023 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The Microwave was jointly developed with... Read More
01 May 2023
--- Greiner Packaging will showcase a new generation of injection molded recycled PET (rPET) cups at the Interpack trade show, which starts this week in Düsseldorf, Germany (May 4-10). The Austrian packaging supplier says... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Henkel has developed a low-temperature cleaner for aluminum beverage cans amid increasing industry and consumer demand for recyclable packaging. When used in traditional spray systems, the Bonderite C-IC 72000 series cleans... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, Innovia Films developed a printable coated cavitated biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) facestock film for pressure-sensitive labeling applications. Meanwhile, Multivac and Berry Global opened and... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- Sweden-based Blue Ocean Closures, Swed-jam and the Research Institutes of Sweden are partnering in a research project to replace metal lids with fiber-based alternatives. The project is funded by Vinnova’s... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- A sustainability report is the essential tool in communicating corporate social responsibility goals and actions to any organization’s stakeholders, from employees to customers to financial institutions. Increasingly,... Read More
29 Mar 2023
--- Soft drinks packagers continue to make efforts at driving down emissions and waste associated with their products. Despite consumer perception steadily shifting against plastics, it remains the most prevalent material for... Read More
09 Mar 2023
--- ProAmpac and FirstWave Innovations are launching aseptic spouted pouches for baby food, fruit smoothies, coffee and spreads. The tech enables greater manufacturing flexibility for small, custom batches of shelf-stable food... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) has found PET plastic bottles to be more environmentally sustainable than glass and aluminum beverage containers. Plastic packaging made from PET is used in over... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- Amazon has invested in bioplastics company Genecis through its Climate Pledge Fund as part of its commitment to support women climate tech entrepreneurs. On International Women’s Day 2023, we sit down with Genecis... Read More
03 Mar 2023
--- Smurfit Kappa is launching a patented Vitop Uno tap, which it promotes as the first tap in the Bag-in-Box market to have attached tamper protection. The new tap design is compliant with the forthcoming Single Use Plastics... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- DSM Engineering Materials is partnering with reusable packaging start-up DiFold and equipping it with bio-based, thermoplastic copolyester to manufacture its flagship Origami foldable water bottle. Inspired by the Japanese... Read More
28 Feb 2023
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) in Germany is investing over €40 million (US$42 million) into returnable glass bottles to improve its reusable packaging capabilities. The investment will fund a new filling line in... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and... Read More
17 Feb 2023
--- The world’s worst plastic polluter for a fifth consecutive year (2022) The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) is allegedly “struggling” to source plastic at a “reasonable price” in Asia. “There are... Read More
03 Feb 2023
--- The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is calling for additional amendments to be made to the European Commission’s (EC) Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) revisions. The alliance,... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More