soft drinks

27 May 2020
--- UK-based Camvac, a leading supplier of metalized and transparent barrier films and laminates, has relaunched its Thermal Laminate product range with enhanced product performance. The high-performance, metalized triplex... Read More
27 May 2020
--- The KHS Group has invested €20 million in modernizing its headquarters in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015, the global provider of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry... Read More
26 May 2020
--- SIG has announced the commercial launch of combismile in Europe (currently excluding France, Germany, UK and Italy), pegging this carton solution as enabling brands and producers to differentiate themselves in the... Read More
18 May 2020
--- European environmental NGOs are amplifying their concerns regarding the consequences of failing to implement the separate collection of single-use plastic bottles via deposit return systems (DRS) as recommended by the EU... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of industry events but German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has kept its doors wide open – virtually. From 28-30 April, Krones has welcomed visitors to its... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- In time for Earth Day, Danone mineral water brand evian has achieved carbon neutral certification from the Carbon Trust in all the countries where the brand operates. evian achieved carbon neutrality through a range of... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- New research has established an improved hydrolase that can break down a minimum of 90 percent PET into monomers within just ten hours, with a productivity of 16.7 grams of terephthalate per liter per hour. The Toulouse... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- Danish water company Postevand, directly translating to “tap water,” has collaborated with brand studio Barkas to redesign its identity through its enhanced environmentally friendly packaging, using simple and... Read More
25 Mar 2020
--- US-based start-up Qula has launched its same-named kombucha ready-to-mix (RTM) beverage packed with live probiotics and hydration-boosting minerals in “some seriously funky packaging.” With its “put down... Read More
23 Mar 2020
--- Opening plastic packages can catapult up to 75,000 microplastics across 3 meters, a new study funded by the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE)... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Alpla Group has developed a 1 L reusable and refillable PET bottle in partnership with bottling and packaging systems company KHS. In a bid to reduce the bottle’s weight – one of the many contributing factors to... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- The UK collected 116,670 metric tons (MT) of aluminum packaging for recycling in 2019, which marks a 17 percent increase since 2018, according to figures released by the UK Environment Agency (EA). Moreover, the amount... Read More
05 Mar 2020
--- A pioneer of technologies for primary and secondary packaging, KHS Group’s new can secondary packaging system will form the centerpiece of its interpack 2020 stand. The technology can replace shrink film used to... Read More
20 Feb 2020
--- Although end of life disposal remains a key issue, companies must consider the net environmental impact and carbon footprint of packaging across the entire lifecycle to achieve meaningful sustainability, Michel Steinecke,... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has cautioned that swapping out plastics for other materials without addressing the fundamental challenges of material collection could increase the... Read More
17 Feb 2020
--- Coca-Cola Sweden’s newly launched 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) bottles will now arrive on Swedish shelves with labels reading “Panta mig igen,” meaning “Recycle me again,” in place of brand... Read More
12 Feb 2020
--- Asahi Soft Drinks has begun using KHS’s InnoPET Blomax Series V stretch blow molder for the Japanese bottler’s Rokko No Mizu still water brand. The new Series V now produces 0,6 L to-go bottles and large 2 L... Read More
22 Jan 2020
--- Coca-Cola will not stop using plastic bottles completely, due to steady consumer preference. This is according to the company’s Head of Sustainability Bea Perez, who spoke during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in... Read More
21 Jan 2020
--- Aseptic packaging provider SIG is further establishing its global reach through international collaborations. In recent moves, the company has teamed up with Thailand-based start-up Tofusan to launch the country’s... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Reusable and recyclable products brand Lunchskins aims to replace two of the world’s greatest plastic pollutants – the plastic bag and the plastic straw – with its newly launched Plastic-Free Starter Kit.... Read More