The green credentials of disposable PET bottles have improved in Germany over the past two years to such an extent that they now stand on a par with multi-use glass bottles, according to life cycle analysis from the from Institute for Energy and Environmental...
Lightweighting can be a win-win strategy, reducing the impact of packaging on both the environment and profit margins but food and drink companies are learning that it is not always the best way forward.
The status of the noni plant as a novel food ingredient has been boosted with the manufacturer, Tahitian Noni, last week receiving its third European Union Novel Food approval for the puree and concentrate forms of the fruit.
Sustainable packaging is a buzzword on the lips of consumers and industry players alike. But what is sustainable packaging and how far has the sector come in developing a road map towards this most elusive of goals?
The development of a new 16oz PET salad dressing bottle that uses 20 per cent less material than the industry standard represents a major advance in lightweighting, said manufacturer Amcor Rigid Plastics.