soft drinks

03 Oct 2022
--- The Coca-Cola Company has evoked ridicule after announcing its sponsorship of the 27th annual UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in partnership with Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The conference... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- With stringent legislative targets set for recycling, recycled content and recyclability in packaging, the industry is increasingly looking to novel technologies as a means of reprocessing material unfit for current... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- A study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from plastic packaging pyrolysis are nine times higher than that of mechanical recycling. Accordingly, ZWE is urging the... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- DS Smith and Krones are partnering on a fiber-based alternative to shrink-wrap for PET multipack bottles. The Eco carrier was demonstrated during the Drinktec 2022 trade show in Germany this month on Krones’ Variopac... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Aluminum beverage packaging has seen an upward trend this year and is a main theme at this year’s Drinktec trade show in Munich, Germany. At the show, Trivium showcased its aluminum beverage bottles for various... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- Recyclability is taking center stage at Crown’s Drinktec 2022 booth in Munich, Germany. We sit down with Veronique Curulla, marketing and business development director at Crown EMEA, to explore how the company is... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- PETform is currently showcasing its new preform injection mold at Drinktec 2022 in Munich, Germany, for beverage bottles. The technology allows companies to use their old machines to produce more cavities, thereby decreasing... Read More
09 Sep 2022
--- South Australia’s police union is launching legal action to prohibit the sale of canned beers at the Adelaide Oval sports ground, citing concerns that the metal packaging poses a safety threat to players, staff and... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- Mondi is opening its first recycling laboratory to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings at its Frantschach mill in Austria. Conducting recycling tests in-house... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Aquapak is announcing an exclusive distribution deal through which Resinex will supply high-performance barrier films made from Hydropol polymers to Europe. When extrusion coated or laminated onto paper, Hydropol adds... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- KHS is introducing Innokeg AF-C Transversal, a setup that washes and racks up to 500 kegs an hour. The system is compact and accessible and can automatically adjust to different formats. Summarizing the system’s... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Food waste remains one of the most environmentally damaging phenomena on earth. Despite the continued concern over plastic’s ecological impact, the material plays a vital role in extending food shelf life and... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Amcor has acquired a world-class flexible packaging plant in the Czech Republic and expanded its Innovation Center Network with a new facility in Jiangyin, China. The flexible packaging plant’s strategic location... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi agreed to sell its biggest packaging facility in Russia for RUB 95 billion (US$1.54 billion), subject to approval by the Russian Federation’s Government. Also, Schubert announced an... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- Two independent freelance journalists have reported being attacked, threatened with death and having their media equipment confiscated while investigating allegations of illegal recycling operations in an industrial area in... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- Crown Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A., a subsidiary of Crown Holdings, has partnered with Brazilian beverage producer Socorro Bebidas (Socorro) to extend its line of mineral water to infinitely recyclable... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- Südpack and SN Maschinenbau are set to present a fully recyclable packaging concept for PP and PE bags at Fachpack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany, next month. The concept will be demonstrated on a new rotary form, fill and... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Scientists in South Korea have demonstrated that harmful endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) found in consumer packaging, may damage the mammalian liver and cause metabolic... Read More
02 Aug 2022
--- PPG is launching PPG Innovel Pro, an enhanced internal spray coating that uses no bisphenol-A (BPA) or “bisphenol starting substances” and provides more robust application properties for the infinitely recyclable... Read More
02 Aug 2022
--- Canpack is investing BRL710 million (US$140 million) in a new production facility in Poços de Caldas, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, to increase its manufacturing capacity of aluminum beverage cans. Officials... Read More