Processing & Packaging

Hydrohermetic seal boosts beverage separator performance

Hydrohermetic seal boosts beverage separator performance

By Rory Harrington

High throughput capacity, versatility and a special feature to enhance gentle handling of product are benefits of a new separator for clarifying wine, grape must and fruit juice, said manufacturers GEA Westphalia.

Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

SPECIAL EDITION - SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

By Rory Harrington

Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.

Bericap redesigns 38mm cap to cut weight

Bericap redesigns 38mm cap to cut weight

By Guy Montague-Jones

Bericap is going after the market for light weight packaging with a redesigned 38mm closure that it developed for a new dairy drink from Coca-Cola China.

Beverage brands flirt with tube packaging

Beverage brands flirt with tube packaging

By Guy Montague-Jones

A tube may not be the most obvious packaging option that comes to mind for a drink product but some brands are testing out their potential to grab consumer imagination and even offer practical advantages.