soft drinks

14 Jan 2021
--- Coca-Cola is replacing the iconic logo on its aluminum cans and plastic bottles with a series of “inspiring” resolutions in an “Open To Better” initiative for the year ahead. Available from January 1,... Read More
13 Jan 2021
--- Premium spring water brand Flow Alkaline is tapping into the immunity-boosting market with a new Flow Vitamin-Infused Water line-up packaged in Tetra Pak cartons. “We are focused on the positive power of water and... Read More
11 Jan 2021
--- Virgil Abloh, artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear collection, has designed a fully recyclable water bottle made from recycled PET (rPET) for Danone’s water bottle brand evian. Available from... Read More
06 Jan 2021
--- Blends has launched an aluminum canning line in response to the rising demand for eco-conscious, ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage packaging. Producing an initial capacity of 28 million units per year, the natural and... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- SIG is equipping all new filling machines with industry-standard OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) connectivity to drive greater flexibility in food and beverage manufacturing. Built-in OPC-UA connectivity enables horizontal... Read More
15 Dec 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is investing in personalized drinks dispensing technology called Lavit as part of the company’s efforts to reduce single-use packaging. Lavit allows consumers to customize cold... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is announcing ambitions to become a net-zero carbon business by 2040 in alignment with the 1.5˚C climate change-limiting pathway and the Paris Climate Agreement. The world’s largest... Read More
03 Dec 2020
--- PepsiCo is pledging to eliminate all virgin plastic from its Pepsi brand beverage bottles sold in nine EU markets by 2022. The US multinational food giant will transition the entire Pepsi brand to 100 percent recycled PET... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco) is developing a paper bottle prototype, with the next stop making it fully plastic free.PackagingInsights speaks with Michael Michelsen, business development manager at Paboco, to learn more... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Coca-Cola Austria is introducing a recycled bottle tracking app to encourage Austrian consumers to recycle and close the single-use packaging loop. Starting next spring, Coca-Cola consumers can check in at a collection... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- Ribena is minimizing its iconic labels, ensuring bottles can be easily identified, sorted and recycled using standard industry technology. The Suntory Beverage and Food GB and Ireland-owned (SBF GB&I) blackcurrant drink... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- Third Aurora, the Australian tech start-up behind the Winerytale augmented reality (AR) wine platform, is introducing a similar technology enabling smartphone cameras to scan packaging and project virtual content. The AR... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- TC Transcontinental Packaging (TC) is incorporating 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) content into its Integritite collation shrink film. Coca-Cola brand AHA Sparkling Water is using Integritite for printed case wraps... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- Tetra Pak is acquiring electron beam (eBeam) operations from Swiss technology company Comet. The eBeam sterilization technology uses focused, accelerated electrons to kill microorganisms as it runs through filling machines,... Read More
03 Nov 2020
--- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is making grants available in 2021 to material recovery facilities (MRF) to ensure used beverage cans are accurately sorted, sold and recycled.
30 Oct 2020
--- Ardagh Group is investing over US$1.8 billion in organic business growth projects between 2021-2024. Approximately 85 percent of the investment is in the global supplier’s metal can businesses, underpinned by long-term... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- Metal packaging giant Ball and Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE) are partnering to launch aluminum packaging recycling systems and educational initiatives in three major sports stadiums in the US and UK.
29 Oct 2020
--- Coca-Cola is working with paper bottle company Paboco to develop a recyclable paper bottle for non-alcoholic stills and sparkling drinks. The “first-generation” prototype consists of a paper shell with a closure... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- CCL Industries, producer of WashOff Labels, is expecting the German Packaging Act and other impending European packaging legislation to boost demand for its recycling and reuse-supporting label and sleeve solutions.
15 Oct 2020
--- A Ball-commissioned YouGov poll finds UK consumers are increasingly attracted to drinking water in aluminum cans for on-the-go purchases. The survey also identifies 75 percent of UK consumers feel it is more important... Read More