soft drinks

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
30 Sep 2020
--- Nestlé Waters’ Poland Spring is joining forces with the US-based University of Maine (UMaine) to research wood-based packaging alternatives to reduce bottled water brand Poland Spring’s environmental... Read More
28 Sep 2020
--- Loop Industries, a leading innovator in sustainable plastics, and Suez, a leader in environmental services, are building the first Infinite Loop recycling facility in Europe. Infinite Loop is an enhanced recycling technology... Read More
25 Sep 2020
--- Nestlé Waters UK is partnering with leading waste management business Biffa to deliver 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) in a closed-loop system. Biffa is supporting Nestlé Waters UK in its commitment to making... Read More
21 Sep 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) announced that all plastic bottles across its core brands in Great Britain will now be made with 50 percent recycled PET (rPET). This move covers brands including Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero... Read More
17 Sep 2020
--- Starbucks is introducing strawless lids as standard for iced beverages in the US and Canada. The multinational coffeehouse giant is phasing out plastic straws worldwide as part of a strategy to move away from single-use... Read More
10 Sep 2020
--- McDonald’s is testing a new reusable cup model for hot beverages in partnership with TerraCycle’s circular packaging service, Loop.
08 Sep 2020
--- Coca-Cola in Western Europe has announced transitions to 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) in the Netherlands and Norway. The shifts eradicate dependency on virgin oil-based plastics in PET bottles and support local... Read More
04 Sep 2020
--- In an unexpected statement, Thankyou has revealed that it will discontinue its flagship bottled water product. The Australian social enterprise made the decision after realizing that bottled water could never strike the... Read More
01 Sep 2020
--- Ardagh Group has secured a new customer for its slim 250 ml can in collagen protein drink producer Black Labels Company (BLC). Targeting health-conscious consumers, the Maluma range is presented in a light, bright and... Read More
27 Aug 2020
--- Smart multi-packer WaveGrip has unveiled a new carrier design for cans, which contains over 50 percent recycled plastic and delivers the latest on-pack marketing messages. WaveGrip is recyclable with polyethylene (PE) film... Read More
12 Aug 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has adopted CanCollar paperboard-based ring technology for its multipack cans in the Balearic Islands, Spain. The PEFC-certified, recyclable and sustainably-sourced CanCollar replaces the... Read More
11 Aug 2020
--- KHS has introduced a linear InnoPET BloFill ABF aseptic block to satisfy the requirements of the dairy industry for flexible filling technology for sensitive products. With fast format changeovers and a modular design, the... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- ZenWTR has launched a fully post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) water bottle. The new eco-centric packaging uses 75 percent less energy than virgin plastic and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 71 percent, compared to virgin... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-headquartered supplier of filling and packaging systems KHS has been awarded the contract for the new PET line of Uganda’s Rwenzori Bottling Company. In addition to KHS’ Innoket Neo labeler, the supplier... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-based Faller Packaging has assisted start-up iuvas with the packaging design of its new sippa drinking aid for elderly and physically disabled people. Providing comfortable and safe help for those requiring drinking... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- While experimenting with new flavor profiles in its recently unveiled limited edition product line, Spanish beer brand Siesta Brewing Co incorporated “wild, sacred, imaginary and funny” imagery within its canned... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Wellness brand Liquid I.V. has taken an eco-friendly stride by launching its clean electrolyte drink mixes in a recycled PET (rPET) carton, featuring compostable hydration sticks inside. The company’s products are... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- Prominent campaigns on plastic waste and climate change have led many consumers to reconsider the environmental impact of packaged products. Brands are under increasing pressure to respond to demand for more... Read More