Sustainability

Coke admits Atlanta city may seek wastewater damages

Coke admits Atlanta city may seek wastewater damages

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Coca-Cola Company revealed yesterday that City of Atlanta regulatory authorities may seek monetary or other sanctions against it due to potential inaccuracies in wastewater reports submitted by its Atlanta syrup plant.

Oxfam slams PepsiCo, Coke over workers’ well-being

Oxfam slams PepsiCo, Coke over workers’ well-being

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo both received dismal scores in a new Oxfam report that claims the world’s ‘Big 10’ food and beverage companies fail to protect workers, especially women.

Ben Bouckley caught up with Julian Claudin from Cermex at Pack Expo in Chicago

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Honeycombed pack innovation 'stays in America' – Cermex

By Ben Bouckley

Despite significant savings on secondary packaging, energy use and better shelf standout, Cermex tells BeverageDaily.com that principal demand for its novel solution for collating large numbers of products onto shrink wraps stays firmly in America.

SIPA's 100% PET water cooler bottle

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

SIPA presses ahead with greener packaging

By Rod Addy

Plastics firm SIPA is making headway with greener packaging initiatives such as lightweighting and increased recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) content, according to the company’s packaging innovation director Laurent Sigler.

GEA claims cold-filling first with aseptic system

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

GEA claims cold-filling first with aseptic system

By Ben Bouckley

GEA Procomac tells BeverageDaily.com why its new aseptic dual filling system to bottle still beverages with pulps, fibers, fruits or cereals benefits product taste and allows clients to use less PET than with hot filling machines.

Krones plans 2013 launch of heat-set Contiform blow molder

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Krones plans 2013 launch of heat-set Contiform blow molder

By Ben Bouckley

Krones tells BeverageDaily.com that it plans to launch a heat-set version of its Contiform 3 stretch blow molder onto the market in 2013, as it revealed runaway sales since the machine's initial 2011 launch.

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

By Rod Addy

A snack bar next to the Musée de Louvre in Paris will be the site of the first outlet selling products in edible packaging from WikiCell Designs, the company behind the concept.

Enter the Pouch King…Oystar hails ‘breakthrough’ machine

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Enter the Pouch King…Oystar hails ‘breakthrough’ machine

By Ben Bouckley

Mark Nease from Oystar North America shows Ben Bouckley the world’s first high-speed pouching machine that forms, fills, seals pouches of virtually any size containing free-flowing and non free-flowing dried- beverage or food powders.

BCME chair lifts lid on beverage can sustainability

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: DISPATCHES FROM BRAU BEVIALE 2011

BCME chair lifts lid on beverage can sustainability

By Ben Bouckley

Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) chairman Gerrit Heske told BeverageDaily.com that cans were thriving in Europe due to perceptions of 'convenience, taste and freshness', but that industry still had a fight on its hands to tell consumers the...

Jellies emission heavy says Carbon Trust

Special Edition: alternatives to carbon heavy processes

Stoving eco project flounders but dairy and bakery go green

By Jane Byrne

Little industry interest in scaling up alternatives to the energy intensive conventional stoving method for jellies parked a UK agency’s bid to develop a microwave based method but low carbon technology projects in dairy and bakery are taking off.

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

By Guy Montague-Jones

Talking from the Brau Beviale trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, Rexam executive John Revess outlined the lobbying and marketing work needed to improve the environmental image of the beverage can.