Processing & Packaging

Kandarp Singh, the Managing Director of Tetra Pak India

Tetra Pak invests €100m in new Indian factory

By Guy Montague-Jones

Tetra Pak has invested €100m in the construction of a new factory in India that is to serve the local market as well as South and Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

The redesigned Ricard bottle hits French shelves next month

Analyst praises innovation work at Pernod Ricard

By Guy Montague-Jones

A Nomura analyst has praised the pace of innovation at Pernod Ricard following the redesign of its Ricard bottle in France and the launch of several up-market extensions of existing brands.

API Foils managing director Stephen Clarke

API outlines trends driving thin film PET price rises

By Rory Harrington

Spiralling raw material prices combined with a severe tightening of supply as PET producers increasingly target the electronics rather than packaging sectors are pressures driving up thin film material costs, said a leading industry player.

RFID optimising supply chain efficiency, claims VLB Berlin

RFID optimising supply chain efficiency, claims VLB Berlin

By Jane Byrne

At Brau Beviale earlier this month, BeverageDaily.com spoke to Ingo Pankoke, scientific engineer at the German research institute VLB Berlin, about how the application of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in the brewing industry can optimise...

CEO aims to bring carton recycling

CEO aims to bring carton recycling "to another level" in the UK

By Jane Byrne

A switch from the carton industry-funded bring bank collection scheme to kerbside collection by local authorities is top of the agenda for the next 18 months, claims the newly appointed chief executive of the beverage carton manufacturing alliance, ACE...

PET packaging for beer set to take off, predicts Sidel

PET packaging for beer set to take off, predicts Sidel

By Jane Byrne

Further growth is expected for PET packaging in the beer sector, predicted Sidel when BeverageDaily.com caught up with company’s executive VP of engineering and material handling, Marc Aury, at Brau Beviale earlier this month.

Seamer can help avoid wrinkles, claims CFT

Seamer can help avoid wrinkles, claims CFT

By Jane Byrne

FoodProductionDaily.com heard about the new servo motor-controlled electronic seamer from CFT Seaming at last week's Brau Beviale show, which the Italian firm said has a modified roller approach during the initial operation to ensure food can wrinkle...