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Amcor enters bottle battle

Amcor enters bottle battle

Australian beverage packaging provider Amcor, which recently spent
A$3 billion (€1.67bn) to buy Schmalbach in Germany, has just spent
A$135 million on a single burner glass plant near South Australia's
Barossa Valley, marking...

Flavour focus

Flavour focus

The American arm of Danish food ingredients company Danisco this
week announced the launch of a flavour concept designed to target
the ice cream and frozen novelty segment and to maximise on the
persuasion techniques of children.

Enzymes sweeten up

Enzymes sweeten up

Enzyme company Novozymes has announced the development of a new
enzyme for syrup production. According to the company Liquezyme X
allows manufacturers to improve syrup production with fewer
chemicals at lower cost.

Stoli stand-off continues

Stoli stand-off continues

SPI, the company which owns the popular Stolichnaya and Moskovskaya
vodka brands, is to take legal action in the European courts to
prevent the Russian government from hindering distribution of the
vodka throughout the Union, a move...

Thirst-quenching honey

Thirst-quenching honey

America's National Honey Board (NHB) has developed a sports
beverage formula which it claims offers the same nutrients as major
branded versions but has a higher level of potassium.

Fruitier PET

Fruitier PET

Procomac, the Italian-based provider of beverage filling lines, has
developed a method to bottle fruit nectars and juices in PET
containers using aseptic processing systems.

Bacteria beats beer

Bacteria beats beer

A scientist from Russia has developed a recipe for bifidobeer - a
beer that contains bifidobacteria. There is evidence to suggest
that bifidobacteria contained in beer can perform several functions
at the same time - beer quality...

US Coke bottler expands

US Coke bottler expands

Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company, a US marketer and distributor
of Coca-Cola products, has announced it has completed the
acquisition of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Austin and
Rochester.

New PET bottle

New PET bottle

After a year of development ADS and Evian/Danone have launched a
new type of PET bottle technology - La Carafe - which can be
moulded to provide unique shapes.

Quest knocks ICI results

Quest knocks ICI results

Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) yesterday warned that technical
problems at one of its food flavour plants in Holland would wipe
£10m (€15.83m) off second-half profits, reports The Guardian.

Grafobal boosts profit

Grafobal boosts profit

Grafobal Vilnius, one of the leading paper and paperboard packaging
manufacturers in Lithuania, has reported a strong rise in earnings
for the first six months of the year.

Dietary ingredients expand

Dietary ingredients expand

Croda Healthcare, a division of UK-based speciality chemicals
manufacturer Croda Oleochemicals, is to market a new range of soy
nutraceuticals derived from whole soybeans. The company claims that
unlike many other soy-based dietary...

Enhanced bottling

Enhanced bottling

Clearly Canadian Beverage, the Canadian marketer of alternative
beverages, has unveiled new packaging for its14 oz. Clearly
Canadian sparkling flavoured water.

New energy drink from Bally

New energy drink from Bally

Bally Total Fitness, the US-based operator of health and fitness
clubs, has launched its own line of energy drinks under the Bally
Blast name. The product is the latest addition to Bally's range of
performance-enhancing products...

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