Krones explains that digital direct printing removes the need for labels and unlocks limitless bespoke bottle design opportunities, but admits ink costs are now a barrier to beverage uptake.
Aguas frescas from Califia Farms are geared toward consumers looking for low-calorie refreshment with a Latin flair.
Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in ESL/UHT white milk.
Spanish, Italian and Croatian consumers worry most about food safety, according to a survey from Friends of Glass.
Robust volume and value sales growth for soft drinks in Nigeria has led Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCE) to invest in a 42,000 bottle/hour Sidel line for PET bottles.
Sainsbury’s former environmental affairs manager Alison Austin says she is skeptical about a mainstream future for self-cooling beverage cans with mainstream brands such as Coke.
CCL Label tells BeverageDaily.com that Coke’s successful Christmas holiday promotion using its sustainable TD shrink sleeve material will spur the market still further and assist hard-pressed recyclers.
The colourful creator of Palcohol powdered alcohol has hit out at New York senator Charles Schumer after the politician wrote to the US FDA calling on it to ban controversial product Palcohol before the prospect of US sales by autumn 2014.
Skeptical Englishman and former schoolboy squash drinker Ben Bouckley predicts that Vimto’s super-concentrated squash won’t wash in a market saturated with budget options, despite Mio’s US success.
We turn shoe leather into snaps, with this synopsis of Interpack 2014 in pictures, framed by a beverage angle!
In this video shot at the show – May 8-14 in Dusseldorf, Germany – Jablonowski explains that it features 2,700 exhibitors across industries as varied...
Amcor has acquired Bella Prima Packaging, an Indonesian flexible packaging business, for A$27m.
Domino Printing Sciences will showcase a new fiber laser printer at Interpack that it claims gives beverage manufacturers sharper contrast when marking plastics and metals.
While some analysts still need convincing that the much-anticipated Keurig Cold at-home carbonation system will revolutionize the soft drinks market, Keurig Green Mountain CEO Brian Kelley says he has no doubt it will prove to be “disruptive” technology.
Croatian beer brand Ožujsko Pivo is fueling football fever with variable-printed Ball cans saluting the national team.
Ball Packaging Europe’s printing technology has been used to create twelve can collectibles featuring Croatian national football team names ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
Consumers will be able to customise products according to their own tastes in five years’ time, according to Sidel.
Tetra Pak has announced it will use bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) on all of its packages produced in Brazil as of April 22.
We're starting up a new slot at BeverageDaily.com called 'Was it worth it?' to review beverage conferences and trade shows. First up is Zenith International's Innobev Global Soft Drinks Congress in Lisbon. The sun was shining there on April 5-7, but did the event sparkle?
GEA Procomac insists its main focus at Interpack 2014 will be sensitive dairy products, with machines and packaging on show designed to handle milks, milk-based drinks, drinkable yogurt and probiotics.