soft drinks

09 Apr 2021
--- SIG has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report for 2020, detailing the progress on its “Way Beyond Good” roadmap to “put more into society and the environment than it takes out.”... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Swedish alt-milk company Oatly is addressing the “absurdity” of the EU’s pending Amendment 171 (Am171) – which could place further labeling restrictions on plant-based dairy alternatives – with... Read More
30 Mar 2021
--- Tetra Pak is preparing its European customers to comply with the upcoming Single Use-Plastics Directive (SUPD) by expanding its line of paper straws made from renewable and low-carbon materials. The company is also... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- South Korean start-up Real Water has developed a reusable bottle cap that filters out microplastics from water. The cap can be attached to standard water bottles with 10 mm openings, with a 7 mm variant to be completed in... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe are launching a joint roadmap toward achieving 100 percent aluminum beverage can recycling by 2030. The roadmap is said to reflect the conviction among aluminum cansheet... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world, according to Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). In its most recent analysis, RRS established the global weighted average recycling rate for aluminum... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Hi-Cone is publishing its latest “State of Plastic Recycling” report, detailing a lack of consumer understanding of the term “circular economy.” However, the YouGov-conducted survey of more than 5,000... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Dutch startup Sav-Ty is releasing a patented closure cap that allows consumers to reseal beverage cans. The company asserts its invention will enable aluminum cans to compete with PET and glass bottles as packaging for... Read More
19 Mar 2021
--- Danone’s evian mineral water brand is launching its first label-free, 100 percent recyclable and recycled PET (rPET) bottle in Singapore, excluding the cap. The stripped-back 400 ml bottle took two years to develop and... Read More
09 Mar 2021
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is launching a recyclable paperboard packaging solution called Cap-It. The solution is currently in commercial use in Asia. Cap-It is an innovative clip with neck rings for multipack PET... Read More
08 Mar 2021
--- Functional soda brand Culture Pop Soda is launching in the US market with a design specifically created to attract consumers with nostalgic fonts and illustrations that hint functional beverage “fun.” “We... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- KHS has accelerated the filling rate of its Innopack Nature MultiPack machine from 45,000 to 90,000 beverage containers per hour at normal capacity. High-performance cans are usually filled at a rate of over 100,000... 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
23 Feb 2021
--- Two Tetra Pak production sites in Europe are now certified to produce packaging with recycled polyethylene (rPE) polymers, according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Chain of Custody mass balance... Read More
17 Feb 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa is launching an additional TopClip packing system for smaller brands, first implemented by Czech beer brewer Pivovar Clock for 500 ml cans. TopClip is a paper-based replacement for plastic shrink wrap used to... Read More
16 Feb 2021
--- Coca-Cola in Europe is moving its paper bottle prototype to the “critical consumer testing phase” in Hungary in Q2 this year.The FMCG company will trial 2,000 paper bottles in 250 mL formats with its plant-based... Read More
16 Feb 2021
--- Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) is launching the “first-ever” ambient yogurt drinks with chewable pieces in Thailand, called Chew-D. By using SIG’s drinksplus technology that... Read More
10 Feb 2021
--- Highland Spring natural-source water brand is unveiling a 100 percent recycled and recyclable plastic shrink film with packaging partner Coveris. Coveris’ award-winning Duralite R polyethylene (PE) film for the UK... Read More
09 Feb 2021
--- Coca-Cola is launching a 13.2 oz “sippable” bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET (rPET), excluding the cap and label, as part of a range of new virgin plastic reduction measures in the US. “Our... Read More
18 Jan 2021
--- Crown has activated renewable power across all its US and Canadian beverage can plants in what the supplier describes as an industry first. PackagingInsights speaks to John Rost, vice president global sustainability and... Read More