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EREMA recycling tech backed by EFSA

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).

WINE VISION 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Could seismic US shift lead to ‘Heineken or Stella Artois of the wine world’?

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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‘Just brew it!’ Patented home brewing bag shakes up UK beer scene

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...

The Coca-Cola Company & WWF support BFA

Nestlé, Danone, Unilever, form plant-based bioplastics alliance

Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.

EXCLUSIVE: SODA GIANT BATTLES TO SOLVE WASTEWATER SITE PROBLEMS

Hollywood ‘Monstrosity’? Shocking video shows Dr Pepper BioViper spewing foam

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.

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Veolia’s wastewater treatment tech for beverage plant

Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies is to supply PT Asahi Indofood Beverage Makmur with a wastewater treatment plant for a beverage production facility.

Paper bottle will 'change the way people think about wine'

A partnership between a winery and packaging creatives has launched a paper-based bottle to quench the thirst of sustainability-minded drinkers.

CASE STUDY: ENERGY SAVING INNOVATION

Pepsi pushes PET to the MAX in Germany with Sidel blow molding upgrade

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.

Europen 20th anniversary in Brussels

In pictures: Unilever and Coca-Cola Hellenic debate packaging

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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drinktec 2013: What caught your eye at the show?

What were your impressions of DrinkTec 2013 in Munich last month, in terms of the beverage concepts and processing and packaging solutions on show? How would you rate the show...

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US firm sells ‘India Pale Ale’ snack bars with spent beer grains

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.

Pepsico commits to beefing-up supplier code of conduct

Oxfam tackles PepsiCo, Coke over 'disastrous impact' of sugar land grabbing

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...

PMMI 2013 Dairy Industry market assessment

Tumbling US milk sales spur processing turn to non-dairy drinks: PMMI

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.

DRINKTEC 2013: GEA CLAIMS IMPORTANT ASEPTIC BREAKTHROUGH

GEA Procomac unveils 'ideal machine' for UHT milk filling

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...

DRINKTEC 2013: WHAT CAUGHT OUR EYE AT THE SHOW

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages....

drinktec 2013: Krones CEO stresses environmental concerns

Oceans of PET a ‘damning indictment’ for VDMA chair

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.

drinktec 2013: live from the show floor

Unbottling Drinktec 2013: SACMI to Carlsberg and CCL Label

Tania Higgins from DrinkTec TV wraps up the show’s final day exploring new labeling technology from SACMI and the importance of secondary packaging to Carlsberg.

drinktec 2013: live from the show floor

Tate & Lyle has high European hopes for Splenda-based water enhancers

Abigail Storms, global marketing director, sweeteners and beverage, Tate & Lyle, insists Splenda sucralose perfectly suits liquid water enhancers as an emerging European category, against the backdrop of success for...

Drinktec 2013: Live from the show floor

'Lights, Camera, Drinktec TV!' Machine trends and ingredients insight

DrinkTec TV introduces the European Beer Star award winners, discusses 2013 launches for Europe's oldest soft drinks brand, Sinalco, then hones in on ingredients, talking natural colors with Dohler and...

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

Krones senior project engineer, Fabian Schneider, explains why the firm's Contiform AseptBloc aseptic filler launched at Drinktec 2013 breaks new ground - saving time, energy and media by sterilizing preforms...

Vodka pours into lightweight PET bottle

McCormick Distilling has converted its Eco Friendly 360 vodka from glass to lightweight PET.

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Drinktec 2013: Day One in Pictures with BeverageDaily.com

Relive the action from Day One of Drinktec 2013, as we explore innovations from key beverage movers 'n' shakers including Rexam, BENEO and WILD Flavors...

Sensient develops palm-free colors

Amid increased environmental concerns over palm oil production, Sensient Colors has developed palm-free natural colors to expand on its existing natural colors portfolio.