Processing & Packaging

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Is the era of the beverage multipack coming to an end?

By Rachel Arthur

With most consumers now horrified by excess plastic packaging, supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped multipacks completely for its own label drinks. Does this signal the beginning of the end for the multipack format?

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Thinking outside the bottle: Reimagining wine packaging

By Rachel Arthur

Rising costs, supply chain challenges and an increased focus on sustainability provide the perfect opportunity for the wine industry to rethink its packaging. So what alternatives are emerging to the traditional glass bottle?

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Nestlé opens $340m coffee factory in Mexico

By Rachel Arthur

Nestlé has opened a new Nescafé coffee factory in Veracruz: creating 1,200 new jobs and making Mexico the company’s main coffee producer globally.

Only 45% of cans are currently recycled in the US - but that's better than glass or plastic, according to the CMI. Pic:getty/kaisphoto

How can the US increase beverage can recycling?

By Rachel Arthur

Less than half of beverage cans in the US are currently recycled: but US can manufacturers want to see 80% recycled by 2040 and 90% by 2050. So how can these goals be reached?

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Absolut develops fiber-based bottle cap

By Rachel Arthur

The Absolut Company, part of Pernod Ricard, has partnered with Blue Ocean Closures (BOC), a start-up based in Sweden, to develop an innovative natural fiber-based closure cap for its bottle.

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Coca-Cola: 'Recycling rates aren’t dramatically shifting'

By Elizabeth Crawford

Even though 59% of Americans have access to curbside recycling, only 27% of plastic bottles are currently recycled – a grim statistic that is not only bad for the environment but also bad for CPG businesses, such as The Coca-Cola Co., that are striving...

Artist's impression of the Aberlour distillery expansion. Pic: Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers invests $110m in Scotch whisky distilleries

By Rachel Arthur

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch Whisky business of Pernod Ricard, will make a £88m ($110m) investment into two strategic Speyside single malt distilleries: with a focus on upgrading sustainable technologies and building production capacity to meet the global...

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