soft drinks

18 Jun 2019
--- Dutch supermarket Jumbo is relaunching its 1-liter bottle of fresh orange juice in a 75 percent rPET and 25 percent bio-based plastic bottle. The bottle cap is made of 100 percent transparent and recyclable HDPE. The new,... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- Coca-Cola has announced that its GLACÉAU smartwater bottles will be made from 100 percent recycled plastic (rPET) by the end of the year in a move that is expected to remove 3,100 tons of virgin plastic from... Read More
05 Jun 2019
--- Ever & Ever, a new aluminum canned water brand, owned by the parent company of Vita Coco – All Market Inc. (AMI) – has been launched in a bid to disrupt the conventional water category which is dominated by... Read More
15 May 2019
--- More than half of the discarded packaging littering UK beaches comes from just a handful of global brands – with Coca-Cola and PepsiCo leading the pack. This is according to findings from conservation charity Surfers... Read More
03 May 2019
--- This summer, Coca-Cola will give consumers the chance to win more than 150,000 exclusive prizes by using their mobile phones to scan the “Sip & Scan” icon on cans and bottles of ice-cold Coke, Coke Zero Sugar... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- An inventor from the Republic of North Macedonia has designed and patented a lightweight sleeve which can be applied to the top of beverage cans to significantly increase hygiene levels. Patented as “Protective foil of... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging specialist PET Engineering has launched a new bottling solution that allows manufacturers to produce multiple formats and aesthetic differentiations without the need for a new mold.... Read More
12 Apr 2019
--- SIG has received recognition in the EU as a supplier of the industry’s first aseptic carton packs manufactured with foil certified to the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) standard at the corporate level, together... Read More
03 Apr 2019
--- Soft drink manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) is redesigning its Ribena blackcurrant-flavored fruit drink 500 ml bottles, with sustainability in mind. After conducting an in-depth agency pitch process that began in... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- At the Pro2pac show in London, March 17-20, which was located alongside the International Food & Drink Event (IFE), certain beverage packaging trends became clear, such as connectivity, artistic designs and a move away... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Danone’s Spanish natural mineral water brand Font Vella has introduced a cap device that tracks water intake and instructs people toward adequate hydration. Coach20 is being developed in partnership with smart... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Danone water brand Evian and designer Virgil Abloh have revealed the first limited-edition bottles from their creative partnership: the “One drop can make a Rainbow” range. The project marks the first for Abloh... Read More
23 Jan 2019
--- UK producer of natural source water Highland Spring is making its 100 percent recycled and recyclable eco bottle a permanent product offering in 2019. The decision comes after the brand experienced “major... Read More
08 Jan 2019
--- Ardagh has increased the production of its beverage can end and tabs by 10 percent at its Valparaiso plant in Indiana, US. The move addresses the growing demand for attractive and highly-differentiated can packaging in North... Read More
30 Nov 2018
--- Loop Industries (Loop) has entered into a multi-year agreement with Coca-Cola to supply its branded, high-grade 100 percent recycled plastic resin to participating bottlers within the US. Coca-Cola believes this will be a... Read More
30 Nov 2018
--- Bag-in-box and pouch packaging supplier Scholle IPN is adapting and evolving its aseptic packaging solutions for the growing nitro cold brew coffee trend. Nitro coffee was originally offered in kegs and is now transitioning... Read More
27 Nov 2018
--- Tetra Pak reached another major milestone on its journey towards producing all packaging using sustainably managed, renewable materials with the December 2016 launch of the Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based... Read More
21 Nov 2018
--- Tetra Pak has secured a significant sustainability boost by partnering with recycling specialists Veolia to ensure that all material components of its cartons have end-use recycling value. While the paperboard component can... Read More
19 Nov 2018
--- Nestlé Waters North America has signed an agreement with rPET supplier CarbonLITE with the latter due to expand its US production by building a third recycling facility in Nestlé Waters’ local bottling... Read More
16 Nov 2018
--- Shelf-appeal and consumer engagement are increasingly significant drivers in metal can design. Although consumers are drinking less soda, other can markets are emerging and expanding, notably craft beer and canned water,... Read More