Red Bull in 330ml PET bottles has reportedly been pulled off the shelves in Japan, due to use of incorrect Western-style date labeling on packaging.
A top Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) exec tells BeverageDaily.com that challenging targets are crucial for the firm as he defends its lack of a ‘total target’ for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Anheuser-Busch InBev's (AB InBev) new environmental commitments include an ambitious pledge to reduce use of packaging materials by 100,000 tons annually by 2017, but the bulk of its new commitments will not result in overall reductions for energy and water use or greenhouse gas emissions.
French wine brand Winestar claims to be the first French brand to launch premium quality wine nationwide in cans, and co-founder Cedric Segal says the firm aims to 'become the Nespresso of wine and popularize' it.
Pregnant women should reduce the use of foods and beverages in cans and plastic containers to minimise exposure to chemicals including bisphenol A (BPA) as part of a safety-first approach.
Aseptic processing and packaging is a ‘strong and growing series of technologies’, despite being much more complex than canning or traditional terminal sterilization, according to a leading expert.
Printed Electronics, shelf life and smartphone applications are among the latest active and intelligent packaging developments trends with future potential, according to the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA).
Nampak plans to invest in expansion in its African heartland, according to outgoing chief executive Andrew Marshall, reporting on the packaging firm's interim results.
Export expansion has boosted Manjushree Technopack's full year figures, as the Bangalore-based plastic packaging manufacturer adds to capacity with two newly built factories.
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Food and beverage remains a “very resilient” market for alufoil according to the latest figures released by the European industry body.
Ahlstrom is to increase the prices on its beverage materials to compensate for the continued high level of raw materials as well as utilities-related inflation.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) tells BeverageDaily.com it opposes a successful state bill allowing sales of malt beverages in pouches on recycling grounds, as Diageo eyes frozen alcoholic RTD success in another major market.
ColorMatrix has launched an oxygen scavenging solution for PET packaging claiming it offers enhanced container clarity to help customers achieve aesthetic and recyclability goals.
Breast Cancer UK has claimed there is a “wealth of peer reviewed, scientific evidence that raises serious concerns” over the safety of exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) but the UK agency responsible has reaffirmed its stance that the chemical does not pose a health risk to consumers.
A US firm has filed a patent to stop or at least reduce the amount of bisphenol A (BPA) that migrates from can coatings in food and beverage products.
Novelis has developed aluminium sheet with 90% recycled content enabling beverage can manufacturers the ability to have a product made of 70% recycled material.
A closure from Bericap offering reliable tamper evidence has been adopted for PT ABC President’s range of ready-to-drink teas.
Sidel tells BeverageDaily.com that its new low output aseptic blow-fill-cap machine lends opportunities for beverage producers to test the market with PET on a smaller scale, and naturally suits ‘more niche brands’.
The situation in Europe is not improving but is not dramatically worse either and acquisitions in the region remain a possibility, according to Silgan.