Icebox water, housed in compostable cartons instead of PET bottles, is resonating with sustainability-minded, thirsty consumers.
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Glass packaging giant Owens-Illinois has flipped the switch on a recycled processing facility to transform discarded containers into new jars and bottles.
Perrier site manager Bernard Rouger insists that there are no supply limitations as Nestle Waters’ iconic French sparkling water brand breaks the 1.1bn unit barrier in 2013.
The two companies are joining forces to convert biomass into bio-based packaging materials.
Italian labeling specialist PE Labellers is celebrating after Coke-owned Brazilian water brand Água Crystal scooped a packaging award that owes much to its technology.
Swedish packaging systems supplier Ecolean sees huge potential for its new aseptic transparent pouch, and says it offers impressive shelf standout and consumer convenience.
Recycling post-consumer PET into food contact materials using EREMA’s technology through a number of processes has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Winemakers could seize the opportunity to create affordable global brands – along the lines of Heineken in beer – without using native grapes, as mainstream US consumers at least don’t...
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Moonshine Drinks has launched a patented bag that allows drinkers to make 25 pints of beer simply by adding water amidst claims home brewing is the fastest growing hobby in...
Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
Shocking video footage shows foam spewing out of Dr Pepper’s BioViper wastewater treatment plant in Houston that uses tech backed by Hollywood stars Edward Norton and Woody Harrelson.
Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies is to supply PT Asahi Indofood Beverage Makmur with a wastewater treatment plant for a beverage production facility.
A partnership between a winery and packaging creatives has launched a paper-based bottle to quench the thirst of sustainability-minded drinkers.
Sidel says its ECO lamps for blow molding machines – recently adopted by PepsiCo Germany to cut energy use 19% – use a proprietary ceramic reflector to significantly increase heat efficiency.
Coca-Cola Hellenic, Unilever and an NGO were among the panellists debating sustainability at Europen’s 20th anniversary event on packaging in Brussels on October 9.
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California startup ReGrained is using barley grains leftover from brewing to make sustainable granola-based cereal bars – such as Honey Almond IPA – high in dietary fiber and protein.
Oxfam insists that PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Associated British Foods – the three most powerful firms in the global sugar industry – must do more to police the 'disastrous impact' of...
US dairy processors are countering declines in fluid milk consumption by processing non-dairy beverages including iced teas and coffees, almond or soy-based ‘milk’ drinks and even lemonades.
DairyReporter.com caught up with GEA Procomac sales director, Flavio Salvadori, at drinktec 2013 to talk about the company's new ABF aseptic blowing-filling-capping machine, and the factors that make it the "ideal...
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Volker Kronseder, chairman of the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Association says that the amount of PET bottles in the world’s oceans is a ‘damning indictment’ of civilization.