Processing & Packaging

Many of the world's greenhouse gas emissions come from plastic waste. Image Source: kiattisakch/Getty Images

Tetra Pak on the decarbonisation of the packaging system

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Plastic packaging does an enormous amount of harm to the environment, taking up land in landfill sites and maiming wildlife on both land and sea. However, it also contributes to climate change, emitting high levels of greenhouses gasses into the atmosphere....

Elopak to build new US production plant

Elopak to build new US production plant

By Rachel Arthur

Carton packaging and filling equipment supplier Elopak will build a new plant in the US to accelerate its growth in the Americas region.

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Diageo invests in aluminium recycling consortium

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo has provided funding to establish the British Aluminium Consortium for Advanced Alloys (BACALL), a collective of industry experts aiming to create a circular economy for aluminium in the UK.

CCEP has strengthened its partnership with CuRe Technology to accelerate its progress towards 0% virgin PET

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CCEP makes further investment in eliminating virgin plastics

By Gwen Ridler

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has strengthened its commitment to eliminating virgin plastics in its bottles with an investment in scaling up technology to convert hard to recycle polyester into high quality recycled PET (rPET).

Krones acquires Ampco Pumps

Krones acquires 90% stake in Ampco Pumps

By Rachel Arthur

Krones has signed an agreement to acquire 90% of Ampco Pumps Company LLC, a Wisconsin company supplying sanitary pumps and applied products like mixing and blending equipment to the food, beverage, dairy processing, personal care and pharmaceuticals markets.

Scotland has delayed their Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) until 2024. Source: Terri Lee-Shield Photography/Getty Images

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) delayed until 2024

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) has been delayed. The scheme, which had been due to start in August, will not now begin until 1 March 2024. The delay is proving controversial, with many campaign groups speaking out against it. However, some drinks...

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Does beer stay fresher in bottles or cans?

By Rachel Arthur

The flavor of beer begins to change as soon as it’s packaged - so does it stay fresher in a bottle or can? In a new study published in ACS Food Science & Technology, scientists looked at each packaging format.

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