News: Beverages

15. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Monobloc with multifunction

Mini-Monobloc According to US-based machinery manufacturer Filamatic, monobloc liquid filling systems are going through a renaissance. „It’s a challenging, but exciting time for equipment manufacturers,“ says more

14. March 2019 | Recycling

Plastics recycling: Used PP becomes virgin-like PP

PP Recycling US company PureCycle Technologies jointly with Milliken and Nestlé aim to move forward with plans to open the first plant to restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to 'virgin-like' quality. This plant will more

14. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Turkish packaging company new GPA member

PrintPark in Istanbul/Türkei ist das neueste Mitglied der Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) The new partnership extends the Global Packaging Alliance's reach in the Middle East, one of the most important growing markets. The Turkish packaging more

13. March 2019 | Recycling

One more fibre-based straw

Dolea Straw To help companies offer plastic-free solutions, Dolea has launched a fiber-based straw that reportedly contains no plastic and is recyclable with paper waste. According to the Finnish more

12. March 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland is getting rid of the lid

Ab sofort werden Kaffeebecher der Eigenmarke K-to-go ohne Kunststoffdeckel verkauft As part of its plastics strategy REset Plastic, the German Kaufland retail chain is now selling its K-to-go coffee mugs without plastic lids. Instead, the company has integrated a more

08. March 2019 | Recycling

Red Herring honors German start-up

Uwe D'Agnone, geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Creapaper GmbH, mit dem Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award More and more alternative packaging solutions are being awarded. The US business magazine Red Herring recently presented the German start-up Creapaper with more

06. March 2019 | Recycling

Stable glass packaging recycling rate

Glasrecycling in Europa auf stabil hohem Niveau  Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an more

05. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Digital connection for wines and spirits

Connected Bottle: starting point for customer interaction, counterfeit protection and collection of market data The new product from spanish international cap manufacturer Ramondin and tesa scribos, an expert in product digitalisation, is a bottle cap that more

27. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper cup with plastic-free barrier

Plastic free paper cup from Kotkamills: Less plastic. Better future. One cup at a time. Half a trillion disposable cups are manufactured globally each year. The vast majority of these cups contain polyethylene plastic making recycling difficult and composting virtually impossible. Kotkamills is tackling more

22. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Growing Demand for Glass Packaging in Europe

Container Glass Recycling in Europe Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to more

22. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Preserving wine packaging traditions

Anders als andere Technologien, die auf Öffnungsbänder setzen, erlaube Easypeel die Nutzung traditioneller Flaschenöffner A new capsule design from australien packaging manufacturer Amcor is making wine easier to open, while more

14. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper straws for cold drinks

Papierhalme Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. According to the company, the new paper straws are made of fiber coming from sustainably more

11. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Flexible and ready-to-drink in Asia

Ecolean for SQZ Shou Quan Zhai (SQZ), founded in 1760 and reportedly one of the oldest food companies in China, is expanding into the beverage market with a new line of ready-to-drink products. The ginger tea more

07. February 2019 | Recycling

Recycled PET liners now available across Europe

rPET liner With the recent launch of a portfolio using recycled PET (rPET) liners by US-based Avery Dennison, four labelling constructions are now available across Europe. Georg Müller-Hof, more

22. January 2019 | Products

New Aerosol Can introduced

Aluminium-Aerosoldosen At the the world's biggest event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging community, the ADF&PCD exhibition in Paris, Ball Corporation introduces its 360° aerosol can more

18. January 2019 | Recycling

Consortium support tops one hundred companies

Das Ceflex-Konsortium besteht mittlerweile aus 100 Mitgliedern A circular economy for flexible packaging gains increasing traction as more companies sign up to the Ceflex consortium. Companies, associations and organisations collaborating to more

18. January 2019 | Events

Food packaging: From Italy to North Africa

Bottling line Italian machinery manufacturer Sacmi will be exhibiting at the Djazagro fair in Algiers, Algeria, showcasing beverage, closures and preform technology alongside its integrated Packaging & Chocolate range more

16. January 2019 | Events

Luxe Pack comes with an Edition Speciale

Verescence This June, there will be an 'Edition Speciale' by Luxe Pack taking place in Paris. The organizers now have revealed the guiding theme for this premiere. A panel of 50 international more

15. January 2019 | Beverages

A new look for iced coffee

Gaya Gold Coffee Ardagh Group is manufacturing special shaped metal cans for luxury iced coffee brand Gaya Gold Coffee. The exquisitely-designed shaped can has already made an impact on the United Arab Emirates market more

10. January 2019 | Recycling

Survey on European PET Recycle Industry

Out of 3.308.300 tonnes of PET bottles placed in the European market in 2017, 58.2% were collected. This conclusion more

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