News: Beverages

10. September 2019 | Marketing

Coding the Rockstars

Rockstar Gears 5 Energy drink brand Rockstar’s ‘every can wins’ giveaway ties in with the anticipated release of Xbox game Gears 5, and is marked with a series of Collectors’ Edition cans. The special more

05. September 2019 | Events

Luxe Pack has the news for Wines & Spirits

Once again, Luxe Pack Monaco will be presenting this year solutions for Wines & Spirits professionals and other non-alcoholic premium beverages currently in vogue. According more

04. September 2019 | Marketing | Innovation

Wine labels that translate themselves

Self-translating wine labels Third Aurora, a tech startup from Australia, is to launch a technology that will enable shoppers to read wine labels written in any language. A prototype video is shown on the more

14. August 2019 | Recycling

Trendy water beverages in carton bottles

Water beverages in carton bottles B-Better, a water start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform, is launching a range of water beverages in SIG’s combidome carton bottle. This bottle, the company says, is more

31. July 2019 | Recycling

New compostable double wall cup

New compostable double wall cup Packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki has added a new compostable double walled hot cup to its Bioware compostable range. According to the company, this cup utilizes sustainable more

24. July 2019 | Economy

Trivium: Ardagh and Exal combine their metal packaging businesses

Luxembourg-based Ardagh Group reportedly is to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with the business of US-based aluminum container producer Exal Corporation to form Trivium more

17. July 2019 | Economy

Krones adjusts its earnings outlook for 2019

Umsatz steigt um 4,4 % auf 3,85 Mrd. Euro. Das Wachstumsziel von 4 % wurde somit erreicht. According to Krones, the uncertain macroeconomic developments, like the unsolved trade conflict between China and USA, as well as the discussion about the sustainability of PET-Packaging, more

16. July 2019 | Recycling

Milk packaging 100 % recyclable by 2025

The New Zealand based dairy company Fonterra is committed to making all its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. The cooperative also aims to stop more

12. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Bosch: Packaging Technology sold

Übernahme-Vereinbarung zwischen CVC Capital Partners und Bosch ? vorbehaltlich kartellrechtlicher und anderer Genehmigungen Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly established company managed by CVC Capital Partners. According to the latest information, the company will more

16. May 2019 | Recycling

This cup offers (almost) unlimited pleasure

Cupforma Natura Solo With Cupforma Natura Solo, Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard for paper cups. According to the manufacturer, this material is suitable for hot and cold drinking cups, as well as for ice cream packaging. It is produced without a more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

29. April 2019 | Marketing

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk In Brazil, leading dairy brand Letti has adopted transparent one-liter PET bottles for its Lettico A2 fermented milk products. These custom containers, made by global packaging company Amcor, more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Molecular scissors for plastic waste

MHET-Moleküle aus PET-Kunststoff docken an einer aktiven Stelle im Inneren der MHETase an und werden dort aufgespalten According to a publication in the Open Access journal Nature Communications, a team from the University of Greifswald and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, both Germany, has now deciphered the structure of an important enzyme (MHETase) more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

01. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Heuft: Striving forwards for 40 years

Das erste Patent: Die Multisegment-Fließweiche Delta-FW für die treffsichere stehende High-Speed-Ausleitung von fehlerhaftem Leer- und Vollgut On 1 April 1979, with just twelve skilled people he knew, Bernhard Heuft started operations in Burgbrohl, Germany. In the meantime more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Yes to beverage cans made from steel

#lovesteel The World Steel Association (worldsteel) aims to draw the attention of consumers, packaging and beverage manufacturers to steel as a packaging material for beverage cans. Thus, the association launched the global #lovesteel campaign more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Collection and sorting is the way forward

Since 1993, the entire PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET, to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Ambitious recycling targets have more

27. March 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability acknowledged

FreshSafe PET North America’s Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has officially acknowledged the recyclability of KHS’ FreshSafe PET technology according to its Critical Guidance criteria. Using more

21. March 2019 | Recycling

Producing sustainable pouches

SI 280 Machinery manufacturer Volpak has developed a technology to operate with recyclable materials. According to the company, machines such as the SI 280 or the new more

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