Tetra Pak is making a $35.6m (€30m) investment in factory upgrades at its packaging material converting factory in Denton, Texas, to address the growing demand for screw-cap beverages in the US and Canadian markets.
Tetra Pak’s gable top, which was first introduced in Europe as Tetra Rex Bio-based last year, has been launched in the US and expects to deliver more than 100 million of the renewable packages globally in 2016.
Tetra Pak has heralded the launch of its latest development - a high density polyethylene (HDPE) carton cap made from sugar cane – as “another important step” towards its goal of a 100% renewable packaging solution.
Tetra Pak says customer feedback led it to introduce new sizes for a carton range popular in developing markets such as China, but claims they could also cut waste and boost line efficiency in developed markets.
FoodProductionDaily.com gained an exclusive interview with Tetra Pak president and CEO Dennis Jönsson to discuss the demand for less packaging but improved product functionality, as he prepared to address delegates at the World Dairy Summit 2011 in Parma,...