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The EU is Mercosur's (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina) second-largest trading partner, second only to China. Image: Getty/Adam Gault

‘No time to lose’: EU urged to conclude Mercosur trade talks

By Teodora Lyubomirova

A total of 23 trade bodies have called for the swift approval of the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, which will make it easier to export EU agri-food products including key dairy commodities to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay and vice versa.

SIG DomeMini is first launching in China. Image: SIG

SIG takes aim at plastic waste with eco-friendly carton pack

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The packaging giant says its on-the-go carton bottle offers ‘all the convenience of a plastic bottle and the sustainability benefits of a carton pack’ – but can this concept fly in the minds of consumers?

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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Our top 5 articles of May

By Rachel Arthur

What’s attracting the attention of BeverageDaily readers? Here’s a round-up of our most read articles from May.

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.

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Could USDA limit the provision of flavored milk in US schools?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

In a bid to provide healthier meals and reduce the amount of sugar and salt consumed by school kids, the USDA has proposed several updates to the school nutrition standards, with flavored milk potentially excluded from some kids' menus.

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