Recyclable Materials

PET bottles designed to look like glass, at the P.E.T Engineering stand at DrinkTec 2013

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Italian firm promises PET with the glamor of glass

By Ben BOUCKLEY

P.E.T Engineering outlines the technical challenges involved in producing an award-winning lightweight PET bottle that retains its structural integrity, and a trend towards making PET bottles with the glamor of glass.

Picture Credit: CPS International

PACKAGING PULSE: ANDREW STREETER

PET wine bottle sets packaging expert's pulse racing

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Consumer packaging specialist Andrew Streeter believes a new PET wine bottle for Portuguese brand Monte Dos Amigos can rival glass in a way that previous attempts have not.

Coca-Cola launched its recyclable PlantBottle made 'partially from plants' in 2009

‘One trip throwaway’ packaging suits beverage brand image: Canadean

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Drinks market analysis firm Canadean says that, while it is surprising that a growing number of beverage packages are ‘one trip throwaways’ given environmental concerns, such packaging does offer  brands a better image and greater pack design flexibility.

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