Sustainability

GEA Procomac Aseptic System Doser: The supplier will deliver a webinar at this Thursday's live event

GEA PROCOMAC, AVURE, COCA-COLA HELLENIC, REFRESCO-GERBER

Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2014: Free Online Event!

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Join us on March 20 for a free online event devoted to filling technologies including aseptic, ESL and high pressure processing (HPP) that also teases out their packaging and branding implications

Ammonia is used as an industrial refrigerant but highly toxic and can cause skin burns, respiratory harm and even death, according to the EPA (Photo: Eek the Cat/Flickr)

EPA ALLEGED 27 RISK MANAGEMENT FAILINGS AT MICHIGAN MINUTE MAID PLANT

Coke thrashes out EPA deal after $278,000 ammonia fine threat

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coke is brokering a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it threatened a $278,000 fine for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at a Minute Maid plant in Michigan.

SweetWater beers in Ball cans

Craft brewer opts for Ball cans

By Joseph James Whitworth

SweetWater Brewing Company will launch two beers in 12- and 16-ounce aluminum cans from Ball Corporation.

Astropaq pouches...Joe Pryweller, senior packaging analyst at The Freedonia Group, believes pouches could be posting faster global growth in RTD drinks

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING 2014: TRANSPARENCY BREAKTHROUGH, CLOSURE ADVANCES

Should RTD teas pounce on pouches? Analyst says ‘Yes!’

By Ben BOUCKLEY

RTD teas provide undeveloped opportunities for flexible packaging, but brand owners must look long term rather than expect short-term penetration, one analyst believes.

Analyst warns pouches face fight to grab US beer throat share

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING 2014: FREEDONIA NOTES CRAFT BEER POUCH INTEREST

Analyst warns pouches face fight to grab US beer throat share

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Stand-up pouches face a fight to wrest beer market share from traditional formats like bottles and cans that are ‘ingrained in the consumer’s mind’ but could carve out their own niche.

Angry TATA instructs lawyers over Tetley tea slavery allegations

WORLD BANK INVESTMENT ARM 'TROUBLED' BY REPORTS OF CHILD TRAFFICKING ON PLANTATIONS

Angry TATA Global Beverages instructs lawyers over Tetley tea slavery allegations

By Ben BOUCKLEY

TATA Global Beverages is instructing defamation lawyers after a video documentary in The Guardian online claimed its Tetley tea brand is supplied by a plantation paying such pitiful wages that girls are driven into slavery.

Slimline beer bottle tops tempt brewers with cost savings

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY MONTH

Slimline beer bottle tops tempt brewers with cost savings

By Ben BOUCKLEY

German company Actega DS believes that breweries and soft drinks makers are only now becoming aware of the potential material savings that low gauge ‘crown corks’ or bottle tops can bring.

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