soft drinks

11 Jun 2021
--- Sidel is revealing the results of a survey conducted to understand consumer perceptions of tethered caps, which will become a requirement for EU Member States from July 2024 as part of the Single-Use Plastics Directive... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- Slovenian mineral water company Donat has replaced its translucent virgin PET and reusable glass bottles entirely with green recycled PET (rPET) bottles. Dominant in the Slovenian market, green bottles are collected... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- Nestlé Waters is trialing two new plastic-reducing bottle innovations for its natural mineral water brand Vittel in France as of next month. The first, coined Vittel GO, is a 500 mL refillable bottle made from... Read More
08 Jun 2021
--- The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with Dutch technological non-profit The Ocean Cleanup to intercept plastic waste in rivers before it enters the world’s oceans. The partnership will deploy 15 semi-autonomous... Read More
02 Jun 2021
--- US-based CG Roxane is expanding its San Bernardino, California, recycling plant capacity, enabling its West Coast bottling plants to incorporate 50 percent recycled PET (rPET) into all Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water... Read More
01 Jun 2021
--- Elopak is introducing a new tethered cap solution for its Pure-Pak cartons called the Pure-TwistFlip. The launch comes as the industry prepares for the EU’s Single Use-Plastics Directive (SUPD), requiring manufacturers... Read More
26 May 2021
--- The majority of parliamentarians in Germany’s Bundestag have approved changes to the German Packaging Law, which will see an extension of the mandatory deposit to include PET juice bottles from January 2022. Stricter... Read More
21 May 2021
--- Danone’s natural mineral water brand Volvic is packaging its new fruit-flavored water ranges for adults and children in SIG’s on-the-go combismile 250 mL and 330 mL cartons. Launching this July, the move marks a... Read More
21 May 2021
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has completed its US$7.68 billion acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil, with the new company name being announced as Coca-Cola Europacific Partners. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is the... Read More
17 May 2021
--- California-based material innovator Cove has entered into an exclusive partnership with RWDC Industries for the supply of PHA biopolymers to produce “the first” entirely biodegradable water bottle, which Cove... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Stora Enso and Pulpex are joining forces to industrialize the production of bottles and containers made from wood fiber pulp. Sohrab Kazemahvazi, senior vice president and head of Stora Enso’s formed fiber business,... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Elopak has published its 2020 Sustainability Report, highlighting an 11 percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) against a 2017 baseline. The reduction represents “great progress” toward its Science... Read More
07 May 2021
--- Scholle IPN and Primo are partnering on a project to bring safe water to US communities in bag-in-box packaging. Tap water can contain trace amounts of elements like mercury, lead, cyanide, and arsenic. Primo uses an... Read More
06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Garçon Wines has secured investments of £670,000 (US$929,000) to fund its launch of a multinational cleantech packaging business arm for wine, spirits and other beverages, operating alongside its wine wholesale... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- Scholle IPN is announcing its bag-in-box packaging for water has passed the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ “PE Film and Flexible Packaging Critical Guidance” (FPE-CG-01) testing, which evaluates the... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Greiner Packaging is launching recycled PET (rPET) cups for beer and other beverages in response to pubs and restaurants resuming outside service after the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe. The new plastic beer... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- The Coca-Cola Company is unveiling a new can design system for the Coca-Cola trademark in its first global packaging redesign in five years. The changes apply to Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Coca-Cola Light, as an... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Gerresheimer and 18 other glass producers are participating in the Furnace for the Future (F4F) European joint project with the aim of achieving climate-neutral glass production. In collaboration with the Ardagh Group, F4F... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- To support a coherent and correct transition from plastic to paper straws this summer, European industry body 360° Foodservice is launching a quality initiative called the Charter of Trust for Paper Drinking Straws.... Read More