The UK's Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
is revising packaging regulations, leading to speculation that the
Pepsi corporation will have to comply with UK recycling laws
regarding packaging waste.
The development of a clear monolayer polyethylene terephthalate
(PET) with an oxygen-scavenging barrier could be the impetus
companies need in deciding whether to make the conversion to
plastic containers from glass or metal.
There's an all out battle for supremacy in the UK glass container
market, with upstart Quinn Glass attempting to muscle its way over
Ardagh Glass, the number one producer in the country, reports
A transatlantic trade dispute over genetically modified food will
come to the fore over the next 10 days in Montreal, Canada, where
government, civic and business representatives are gathering for a
second round of international negotiations...
Small-time Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has beaten US beer giant
Anheuser Busch for the right to sell its beer under the Budweiser
brand in Cambodia, after winning an appeal in the country's Supreme
Court, reports Chris Mercer.