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RTD teas provide undeveloped opportunities for flexible packaging, but brand owners must look long term rather than expect short-term penetration, one analyst believes.
‘Brand owners are constantly innovating to keep up with the changing demands and requirements of consumers, as well as to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment.
Packaging giant Tetra Pak is making progress toward hitting its 2020 targets on creating sustainable progress, boosting recycling, and reducing its environmental footprint.
Stand-up pouches face a fight to wrest beer market share from traditional formats like bottles and cans that are ‘ingrained in the consumer’s mind’ but could carve out their own niche.
Low weight, mechanical properties and final quality of each container must be the imperative of every packaging company, according to P.E.T Engineering.
Japan offers packaging companies an opportunity to develop more attractive products, with the importance of aesthetics built into its culture, according to market research agency Canadean.
The EU producer and distributor of Shark Tank success story Quart Vin Glass says he wants to duplicate the brand’s astute US channel management that has seen it distributed via brewer Anheuser-Busch’s system.
Premium green tea brand Teasy will launch in the UK this spring using Rexam's aluminum Fusion bottle to distinguish it from 250ml slimline cans.
Materne North America, the makers of GoGo squeeZ Applesauce, will reportedly invest $85m in a food processing plant in Nampa, Idaho, creating 230 jobs.
MillerCoors has stepped up to be the first US brewer to pour one of its beers, Miller64, into cans and bottles with nutritional labelling.
Budweiser is launching a limited edition ‘trophy’ aluminum bottle in 40 countries worldwide this year in honor of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Food packaging innovation has delivered major breakthroughs in streamlining food processing and distribution, and providing consumer convenience and choice.
Small European food companies could be pushed out of the UK market if ‘hybrid’ traffic light labels are implemented, says UEAPME, the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
The Full-wrap Label Consortium is making progress on challenges associated with recovery and recycling the shrink labels found on PET beverage and food containers.
Three processes for recycling post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials have been approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
German company Actega DS believes that breweries and soft drinks makers are only now becoming aware of the potential material savings that low gauge ‘crown corks’ or bottle tops can bring.
Alcoa has partnered with Bud Light to launch a 16-ounce reclosable aluminium bottle.
Rexam has bought a 51% stake in Middle Eastern beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing for $122m with CEO Graham Chipchase noting its 'strong competitive position in an attractive market'.
Few can have failed to notice last summer’s Share a Coke campaign, with its apparently endless roster of first names staring out hopefully from chiller cabinets. And if it caught the consumer’s eye, it had a more profound impact on supply chain perceptions of digital print.