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The best global beverage brands of 2020

By Rachel Arthur

Coca-Cola maintains its position in the top 10 in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2020 Report. But what are the other beverage brands making their mark this year?

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Volvic rolls out 100% rPET bottle

By Rachel Arthur

Danone’s natural spring water brand Volvic will be packaged in 100% rPET bottles in Switzerland and Germany by the end of the year; while 100% rPET bottles wil be used across its whole US portfolio from 2021.

'Bottle made from bottles': evian's 100% rPET bottle launches in the UK this week.

The journey to 100% rPET bottles

By Rachel Arthur

Danone brand evian is introducing 100% rPET bottles to the UK this week; the latest in a series of recycled plastic commitments from PepsiCo’s Naked Smoothies, Nestlé’s Buxton bottled water, and Coca-Cola GB. We explore how the move to rPET is progressing...

Danone bottled water evian debuts label-free bottle

Evian debuts label-free bottle

By Rachel Arthur

Danone’s natural mineral water brand evian has launched a new bottle with an engraved logo: a way to reduce the use of virgin plastic.

What is water stewardship? Bottled water and protecting sources

Sustainability spotlight

Past, present and future: Bottled water's journey through time

By Rachel Arthur

Natural mineral and spring water brands are built on their provenance, making their source a unique part of who they are. But with increasing pressure from man's impact on the planet, how are brands protecting their water for the future?

Harmless Harvest will use $30m investment to increase and optimize its sustainable production capacity in Thailand, raising brand awareness, and expanding geographic distribution.

Harmless Harvest secures $30m led by Danone investment venture arm

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Harmless Harvest, a US refrigerated premium coconut water brand, has secured $30m in growth capital from Danone Manifesto Ventures and others to support expansion plans of its organic portfolio with an emphasis on meeting sustainable quality standards.

evian’s journey to become Danone’s first global carbon neutral brand

Sustainability spotlight

evian’s journey to become Danone’s first global carbon neutral brand

By Rachel Arthur

International natural mineral water brand evian recently became certified as a carbon neutral brand in the US and Canada, marking a ‘major milestone’ in evian’s journey to reach worldwide carbon neutrality by 2020. But with the impact of bottling, packaging...

Volvic's 'find your volcano' campaign includes on-pack labels such as 'fearless' and 'brave'

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‘Find your volcano’: Volvic launches £2.2m new year campaign

By Rachel Arthur

Danone water brand Volvic is kicking off the new year with a marketing campaign that celebrates the brand’s volcanic heritage and ‘inspires the public to find their inner strength and achieve their goals in 2017’.

Wageningen UR public-private partnership on biobased food packaging

Coca-Cola and Danone take the lead on biobased packaging

Wageningen UR to launch public-private partnership on biobased food packaging

By Jenny Eagle

Wageningen UR is looking for companies to jointly launch a public-private partnership to answer questions about what consumers want in terms of biobased packaging of food products and how this can strengthen the position of a brand, citing Coca-Cola and...

Avantium must now wait for the decision from the European Commission, expected next year

Avantium’s partners include The Coca-Cola Company, Danone and ALPLA

Avantium passes EFSA food contact application

By Joseph James Whitworth

Avantium’s food contact application for the monomer used to create polyethylene furanoate (PEF) has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).